Advocating for You!

At the BCxA, we seek every opportunity to advance the field of building commissioning and give commissioning providers the resources they need to thrive. We’re proud to advance best practices, offer a broad range of education and training opportunities, play a leading role in shaping industry policies and standards, and promote the benefits of building commissioning to achieve buildings that work. We’re also passionate about supporting the next generation of commissioning providers.

Our Areas of Focus

We seek every opportunity to promote the benefits of commissioning and give commissioning providers, the design community, and owners the resources they need to thrive. Here’s how we do it:

Regulatory Updates

We identify and evaluate new or revised potential legislation, codes, standards and policies that may affect the practice of building commissioning.

Help the BCxA build their database of building codes And standards by submitting your local and regional information using the survey linked below.

BCxA Codes and Standards Survey

Survey Results

Organizational Liaisons

We establish and maintain liaison relationships with organizations considered by the BCxA Board of Directors to be industry allies, market and/or technology partners.

Advocacy Topics

We help clarify and drive conversation on various industry topics that affect the commissioning industry.  We filter these topics through our Essential Attributes and Best Practices documents. 

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Recent Advocacy Blog Posts

BCxA Advocacy Efforts

by Gerald Kettler, PE, CCP, CPMP, BEAP, BEMP ASHRAE Winter MeetingASHRAE has several committees dedicated…

Tax Breaks for Building Owners

Buried within the 2,124 pages of the U.S. Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, starting on page 1858,…

Third Annual Efficiency Canada Scorecard

The 2021 Canadian Provincial Energy Efficiency Scorecardtracks 54 policy and outcome-based metrics across…

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