ASHRAE Joins Effort To Promote Better Prepared Workforce

“Under DOE leadership, a Board of Advisors has been created for the Commercial Workforce Credentialing Council (CWCC). This Board will be led by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) with the participation of ASHRAE and other credentialing and professional development organizations. They will work to establish a set of voluntary national guidelines to improve the quality and consistency of commercial building workforce credentials.”– Jodi Scott

 

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3 New Ways to Learn Building Enclosure Commissioning

“We are making significant progress, and demand for qualified BECx professionals is likely to continue to grow, but perhaps the best advice at this point is:

  • Get as much building science education as you can find.
  • Study the “mother” BECx resource—NIBS Guideline 3—from cover to cover.
  • Get out in the field to gain experience in how building science applies to the design, specification, and construction of high performance buildings.   “—-Peter Yost