The Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC) is pleased to announce an exciting new education partnership with the International Building Operators Association (IBOA) which will bring the national Building Operator Certification (BOC®) to Idaho and Montana building operators in 2013.

The following is a schedule of dates and locations for BOC training administered by IBOA. Be sure to check out the IBOA Event website for more information.

Idaho Falls, Idaho – April 1, 2, May 6, 7, June 3, 4, July 8, 9

Salt Lake, Utah – April 4, 5, May 9, 10, June 6, 7, July 11, 12 (Pilot program)

Boise, Idaho – April 22, 23, May 20, 21, June 17, 18, July 22, 23

Moscow, Idaho – April 25, 26, May 23, 24, June 20, 21, July 25, 26

NEEC and IBOA share the common goal of providing high quality educational programming for skill enhancement in the facilities operation and maintenance profession. Under the partnership, IBOA members will be eligible for training and credentialing opportunities through NEEC’s nationally recognized BOC program. The Building Operator Certification (BOC®) training is a leader in energy efficiency education for commercial building operations and maintenance personnel.

“BOC is a program that offers unique benefit to our members and their employees,” says Gary Machen, IBOA board president. “We’re excited about the opportunity to work with NEEC to bring BOC to IBOA members.”

“We are confident this partnership between IBOA and NEEC will contribute to better building performance and to job preservation by providing operators with a means of distinguishing themselves to employers through improved job skills and a commitment to the profession,” said Stan Price, Executive Director of NEEC.


The Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC) is a non-profit trade association of the energy efficiency industry. International Building Operators Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the informational and educational needs of people responsible for the operation and maintenance of public and private facilities.

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