DEP Partnering On Discounted Building Operator Certification To Save Energy
The Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with the National Sustainable Structures Center, the Centre Region Council of Governments and UGI to offer a discounted certification program for Building Operators starting April 6 in State College.
Created and validated by industry experts and practitioners, BOC is the only credential program that is third-party verified to save energy, and the only program to require the compile on of hands-on projects for certification.
BOC Level I training: Students demonstrate knowledge of their own building by completing projects involving documentation of building equipment, systems and controls; benchmarking the building’s performance using ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager; updating occupancy profiles; reviewing HVAC systems and opera on and mapping the facility’s electrical distribution system.
Who should enroll? Those with two or more years of experience in building operation and maintenance who wish to broaden their knowledge of the total building system.
The course will be held at the Centre Region Council of Governments, 2643 Gateway Drive in State College, Centre County.
The deadline for registering for certification is March 27. The cost of the 7 classes in this certification program is $1,395. The exam fee is $285. Eligible participants can receive $339 off the certification program cost.
[Posted: Feb. 28, 2017]
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