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Now Available: BCxA 2016 New Construction Building Commissioning Best Practices

The Building Commissioning Association (BCxA) is proud to announce the publication of the revised 2016 New Construction Building Commissioning Best Practices. In the five years since the first edition was published in 2011, new construction commissioning has matured as an industry practice resulting in changes that have further defined the commissioning process. The 2016 edition […]

BCxA / BCCB Certification Update

The Building Commissioning Certification Board (BCCB) has now taken the game changing step of revising and submitting its Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP) certification policies, procedures, eligibility requirements, and testing mechanisms to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for international accreditation to the ISO 17024-2012 standard. The CCP is viewed as the most rigorous and distinguished […]

Is A ‘Provider’ Equivalent to An ‘Authority’?

For years, the building industry has debated use of the word “authority” to describe professionals who conduct building commissioning. Most recently (again), discussion surrounds the legal use of “authority” to describe professionals who are not officially authorized through state licensure to be equal to the “Authority Having Jurisdiction” (AHJ) in a building project. Right now […]

Fire! Ice! NCBC Approaching Fast!

How does commissioning contribute to resource efficiency? Learn all about it at NCBC 2016: Energy Water Technology Whole building commissioning The theme this year, “Fire and Ice”, illuminates resource and efficiency challenges faced by the building community today through the experiences of building owners, designers and commissioning providers. The conference is scheduled in California, one […]

Serve Yourself: A Tempting Menu of Opportunities

Have you ever thought about designing your association? The BCxA is made up of voluntary benefactors who – one by one and as a whole – work to make the built environment better. Now is your chance to join with colleagues to help create the future of the association and your profession, spread the word […]

BCxA Rewards Excellence

Know someone worthy of recognition for achievement in building commissioning? Let us know! Each year at this time, we accept nominations for individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the field of commissioning. The BCxA bestows two different awards: the Benner Award and the President’s Award. Benner Award. In memory of commissioning industry champion Nancy […]