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Retro Commissioning Requirements

Firms interested in the Retro-Commissioning program must have a NEBB Retro-Commissioning Certified Professional who meets the requirements outlined below.

Retro-Commissioning Certification Requirements for a Firm

In order to become NEBB Certified in Retro-Commissioning, a firm must:
  • Enjoy a reputation for integrity and responsible performance.
  • Have a NEBB Certified BSC Professional on staff.
  • Be affiliated and in good standing with a local NEBB Chapter.
  • Possess the various instruments and equipment which are required; the local NEBB Chapter must visually confirm compliance.
  • Confirm in writing that it will conform to the NEBB guidelines for the calibration and maintenance of the instruments and equipment required.
  • Possess the current NEBB Procedural Standards for Retro-Commissioning of Existing Buildings.
  • Designate in writing one or more certified professionals who will represent the firm and be responsible for the supervision of retro-commissioning work.

Retro-Commissioning Certified Professional Requirements

In order to become a NEBB Retro-Commissioning Certified Professional, persons must meet the following minimum qualifications:
  • Be employed by a NEBB certified firm on a full time basis.
  • Have passed the NEBB written examinations for Testing, Adjusting & Balancing.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Retro-Commissioning by passing the appropriate written and practical NEBB examinations.
  • Hold a management position in the firm, be able to represent the firm on retro-commissioning matters, and have a reputation of integrity with consultants and awarding authorities.
  • Participate by reviewing annually produced Retro-Commissioning materials and passing an annual recertification examination.
** Attendance at the NEBB RCx Seminar is NOT a requirement. Any candidate can apply to take the Retro-Commissioning exams. However, it is strongly recommended that the candidate attend the seminar prior to taking the exams due to the training nature of this seminar.
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