In-Classroom Courses


New In-Classroom Courses now available:

NCCx and EBCx courses are grouped together, so it’s easy to take both new and existing building Cx courses in the same week. Discounts apply for taking both courses.

Read below for course schedules, regional locations, and registration information.


New Construction Commissioning

This course is qualified for 16 AIA/CES learning units.

Learn the commissioning process for New Construction projects through this phase by phase training. Attendees will understand the goals and benefits of commissioning, and the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders in the process. A comprehensive workbook including all the materials presented in the course, along with valuable resources such as lists of building codes, standards, guidelines, and the current BCxA Best Practices, will be yours to keep. Team exercises will emphasize your role in helping to deliver quality projects:

  • Learn how to do a design review by looking at a set of drawings and specs using a provided checklist.
  • Develop function test procedures from a set of drawings, specs and sequence of operation.
  • Describe of all the deliverables in the process for the owner including:
    • Owners Project Requirements (OPR)
    • Basis of Design (BOD)
    • The Commissioning Plan
    • The Issues Log
    • Systems Manual

This course is ideal for:

  • Anyone seeking to enter the commissioning field who has experience in the building industry.
  • Facility owners, facility maintenance organizations, property managers, architects, and other industry stakeholders interested in understanding the NCCx process.

Course Schedule & Locations:

November 6-7, 2017
Williams Notaro & Associates, LLC
3928 Pender Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22030


Cost

BCxA Members $600 per course
Non-Members $700 per course
10% discount for registering for both NCCx and EBCx courses.

Register here for both courses – November 6-9


Existing Building Commissioning

This course is qualified for 16 AIA/CES learning units

The BCxA’s 2 Day Existing Building Commissioning (EBCx) course program focuses on the What, Why and How to of EBCx. Commissioning of existing buildings (sometimes referred to as Retro-Commissioning or RCx) is an effective way to gain optimal performance of the buildings systems, and improve occupant comfort. In today’s economy and culture, more and more owners are looking for ways to decrease utility and maintenance costs. Instructors will guide attendees through the each phase of the existing building commissioning process, based on BCxA Best Practices and other industry resources. You will receive a workbook that includes a glossary of terms, BCxA Existing Building Commissioning Best Practices, and templates for use in the field.

This course is ideal for:

  • Anyone seeking to enter the commissioning field who has experience in the building industry
  • Facility owners, facility maintenance organizations, property managers, architects and other industry stakeholders interested in understanding the EBCx process
  • Commissioning providers familiar with New Construction Commissioning who are interested in learning how to conduct quality EBCx.

Course Schedule & Locations:

November 8-9, 2017
Williams Notaro & Associates, LLC
3928 Pender Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22030


Cost

BCxA Members $600 per course
Non-Members $700 per course
10% discount for registering for both NCCx and EBCx courses.

Register here for both courses – November 6-9


Building Enclosure Commissioning

This course is qualified for 5.5 AIA/CES learning units.

This seminar introduces the Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) process by outlining key quality-based tasks that achieve a successful building enclosure. The seminar focuses on BECx activities from predesign to occupancy and operation. Topics include: defining the building enclosure and performance requirements, developing the Owner’s Project Requirements; creating the BECx plan; critical building science and architectural issues to address in design review and specifications; construction observation; and performance verification testing. The seminar also describes how an Owner’s risk can be reduced by undertaking BECx, LEED V4 BECx requirements, and commissioning goals. The intended audience includes building owners and developers, architects, engineers, construction managers, contractors, and commissioning providers.


Course Schedule & Locations:

November 3, 2017
Intertek
130 Derry Court
York, PA 17406


Cost

BCxA Members $350 per course
Non-Members $450 per course


Refund/ Cancellation Policy

Registration refunds will be provided minus a $75.00 cancellation fee for refund requests received in writing via email to info@bcxa.org two weeks prior to the event. No refunds will be given after this date. Travel and accommodation cancellations remain the sole responsibility of the individual.