About BCxA

The Building Commissioning Association (BCxA) is an international non-profit organization that serves as the recognized authority and resource on commissioning. Our membership is made up of professionals from the commercial building industry, committed to the highest standards and practices for the commissioning process.

Our mission is to guide the building commissioning industry by advancing best practices and education throughout the building industry, and promoting the benefits of building commissioning to achieve buildings that work. The BCxA supports certification programs that set a high bar for the commissioning professionals who manage the total building commissioning process.

The BCxA is education-driven and responsive to industry needs. Our job is to:

  • Develop and advance technical resources for commissioning professionals
  • Form collaborative relationships with other organizations serving the built environment
  • Influence standards, policies and codes that support high performance buildings
  • Deliver the longest-running annual conference on building commissioning and innovations in our industry
  • Endorse certification programs that set the highest industry standards for credentialed commissioning professionals

Our Promise and Focus

The BCxA 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 BCxA 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 BCxA 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.