Who We Are
The Building Commissioning Association (BCA) is an international nonprofit membership association that stands for high performance buildings and the professionals who make them work.
Our Promise and Focus
The BCA exists to assure quality buildings and provides technical and educational resources, a roadmap to innovation, quality benchmarks, and initiatives that are important to commissioning providers. We promise to champion our members, advocate outstanding practice of whole building commissioning, and endorse certification programs that set the highest industry standards for commissioning professionals.
The BCA is dedicated to supporting its members in the following areas:
Best Practices - we help define and identify building commissioning best practices, review industry standards and prepare and continuously update commissioning documentation for handbooks, promotion, field use, stakeholder knowledge and industry acceptance.
Professional Development – we create, implement and support education, training and workforce development for all commissioning stakeholders.
Leadership and Representation – we advance commissioning in the built environment by engaging with other industry stakeholders in facilitating and leading high-level discussions regarding the important topics related to commissioning.
Promotion and Collaboration – we create, implement and participate in programs and events that engage the BCA in a way that positively affects the role of commissioning in the built environment with selected liaisons and marketing opportunities.
Certification - we promote high standards of certifications as administered by the Building Commissioning Certification Board (BCCB) and provide support to them as they meet the needs of the stakeholders of the built environment.
Our Value Proposition
With your BCA membership, here are just some of the benefits you will receive:
Education and Support – the BCA offers a deep “knowledge toolkit” for members, such as best practices, technical training, regional and national conferences, webinars, commissioning process templates, building commissioning handbook and more.
Professional Recognition and Advocacy - the BCA acts on members’ behalf in regional, national and international forums to support excellence and elevate recognition for building commissioning.
Up-to-Date Industry Information - BCA is a powerful portal for members, generating relevant, industry-related articles, resources and late breaking news via website and social media outlets, important career and industry event newsflashes and the Checklist eNewsletter.
A Career-Enhancing Network - the BCA provides substantive meeting and educational activities for the member community, and social media connections that foster new business relationships and generate business opportunities.
Owner and Design Team Resources – the BCA provides building owners and their representatives an easy way to identify experienced local commissioning providers, including Certified Commissioning Professionals (CCPs).
Project and Job Opportunities - the BCA brings building owners and commissioning professionals together with online RFPs, project announcements and job listings.
The BCA isn’t just for commissioning professionals. You’re invited to join the discussion on best practices, policies, and industry trends!
Access To Membership Opportunities
The BCA offers the following memberships:
Individual Membership -available for all stakeholders in commercial building planning, design, construction and operation
Corporate Membership – open to all firm types and includes two individual memberships and listing in BCA public directory
Corporate Individual Membership –open to individuals who work for a company that currently has a corporate membership
Owner Membership – open to owners who represent the interests of the property owner: facility managers, individual and portfolio property managers, asset managers, operations and maintenance professionals, property developers, project management professionals, capital projects designers and, of course, building owners themselves.
Additional Corporate Membership – branch offices of a Corporate Membership may become Additional Corporate Members. This membership includes one individual membership and an additional listing in the public directory
Non-Profit Membership – available for government agencies, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations
Student Membership – individual students must be enrolled in an accredited educational program to qualify for this membership. Verification of enrollment must be required.
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