BCxA Public Library

Qualification and Certification Statement

BCxA is leading the way in defining the needs and challenges of our industry and a path toward improvements. The commissioning industry and building performance requirements are experiencing significant change as the market matures. In 2012, BCxA’s International Board of Directors published this statement defining the BCxA’s position and a call for action on standard practice for Commissioning Authority Qualifications and Certification. View: Qualification and Certification Statement


Best Practices

BCxA directs, shares, promotes and participates in establishing best practices in commercial building commission in the US and abroad. These documents outline accepted practices for the commissioning scope and process. Download: Best Practices in Commissioning New Construction (PDF); Best Practices in Commissioning Existing Buildings (PDF)


Building Commissioning Handbook

2nd Edition, by John A. Heinz & Rick Casault Purchase: Handbook

This popular handbook has been revised by the original authors to include the most up-to-date information on all aspects of building commissioning. Chapters outline the commissioning process from pre-design to occupancy and explain the economics of commissioning and retrocommissioning. This is your guide to:

  • Staying on budget
  • Improving the quality of your buildings
  • Meeting your schedule
  • Increasing energy efficiency

Softcover, 404 pages, ISBN 1-890956-28-7, Item A748. Please Note: If you are ordering more than five (5) copies or shipping to an international address, you will be contacted about shipping rates after you complete your order.


Commissioning Process Templates

Coming Soon!


The Checklist

Read BCxA’s quarterly electronic newsletter to stay up to date on industry ideas and association topics.


Qualifications-Based Selection (QBS) Process

BCxA’s International Board of Directors has approved this statement defining the BCxA’s advocacy position for establishment and use of the Qualifications-Based Selection process for hiring Commissioning Professionals.
View: QBS Position Statement


Cx Survey Results: Portfolio Owner Practices & Perceptions

The BCxA, in cooperation with several North American organizations, surveyed Owners and project decision-making managers of large property portfolios (higher education, hospital and government facilities) to discover methods and challenges for commissioning multi-facility and multi-site portfolios. View: Survey Report


Industry Related Articles


The NewsFlash

This BCxA alert letter, sent several times per month, advises commissioning professionals of upcoming events, training seminars and workshops, conferences and trade shows, and breaking industry news.


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