BOC Level 1 Application - Spring 2021
Hawai‘i Energy & Sustainable Living Institute of Maui at UH Maui College
Building Operator Certification 1 (BOC) Application
Please complete and submit this online form to apply for the BOC Level 1 course with a $1646 tuition subsidy from Hawai'i Energy.
Please also email a resume or essay to
by April 9, 2021 to demonstrate your prior experience or goals that provide evidence of your eligibility for the BOC Level 1 training* following these instructions:
1. Please provide a resume demonstrating more than one year’s experience with a facility of Honolulu, Hawai'i or Maui Counties electric utility rate payer in any of the following areas: building operations, maintenance, or HVAC systems.
2. If you do not have one year’s employment experience with a facility in Honolulu, Hawai'i or Maui Counties, please write a compelling essay explaining how this training will help you help the ratepayers of Hawaii directly achieve Hawai‘i Energy’s mission and explain your current or planned role in Hawai‘i’s energy industry as well as what you are hoping to gain from having the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC) Building Operator Certification training.**
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If I meet the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council prerequisites (NEEC)* and I am selected by Hawai‘i Energy for sponsorship, I agree to: (check all items to confirm)
pay $249 out-of-pocket fee and Hawai‘i Energy will pay $1,646 program cost on my behalf
be photographed and allow photos to be used by Hawai‘i Energy and UH in future program publicity
receive occasional email communications from Hawai‘i Energy
register and complete requirements*** for the BOC 1 certification, which includes all 16 class meetings as follows:
Course Schedule, ONLINE via Zoom; Tu, Th; 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
BOC 1001 – Energy Efficient Operation of Building HVAC Systems, Part 1, April 13, 15
BOC 1001 – Part 2, April 20, 22
BOC 1002 – April 27, 29
BOC 1003 – Efficient Lighting Fundamentals, May 4, 6
BOC 1004 – HVAC Controls Fundamentals, May 11, 13
BOC 1005 – Indoor Environmental Quality, May 18, 20
BOC 1006 – Common Opportunities for Low-Cost Operational Improvement, May 25, 27
BOC 1007 – Facility Electrical Systems, Jun 1, 3
Signature: by entering my name I confirm that the information submitted on this form is accurate to the best of my knowledge.
* To learn more regarding eligibility, please visit:
** Hawai‘i Energy’s mission is to educate, encourage and incentivize the electric utility customers of Hawai‘i, Honolulu and Maui counties to invest in efficiency measures, to learn new ways to conserve and to contribute to improving Hawai‘i’s bright energy future. Hawai‘i Energy is a ratepayer-funded conservation and efficiency program administered by Leidos Engineering, LLC Leidos under contract with the Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission. Hawaii Energy tuition subsidy is subject to Hawai‘i Energy’s sole discretion. Visit
*** BOC requirements include: class attendance, 70% or better score on class exams (20 multiple choice, open-book questions at the end of each class), and satisfactory completion of homework projects for BOC 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004 and 1005. For Certification, a 2-page application signed by the student and verified by his/her supervisor or HR officer, must be turned in by the final class session.
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