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Building Systems Commissioning Certification Requirements

NEBB’s Building Systems Commissioning program provides certification of firms and individuals that meet the criteria established by NEBB.

Building Systems Commissioning Certification Requirements for Firms

NEBB certifies firms to ensure strict compliance to its high standards and procedures. Each Certified Firm must meet an array of criteria, including:

  • Have operated for a minimum period of 12 months continuously with an employee as an engineering firm; mechanical contractor; plumbing contractor; fire protection contractor; electrical contractor; testing contractor; or an adjusting and balancing (TAB) contractor.
  • Enjoy a reputation for responsible performance. Six letters of endorsement from building owners or contract awarding authorities in the firm's area are required. 
  • Be a member in good standing of a local NEBB Chapter.
  • Own the BSC instruments which are required for NEBB certification in Building Systems Commissioning.
  • Possess the current NEBB Standards for Building Systems Commissioning.
  • Designate in writing the Designated Certified Professional who will represent the firm and be responsible for the administration of Building Systems Commissioning.

Building Systems Commissioning Certification Requirements for Individuals

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