• “ With more and more employers seeking trained professionals I am glad I took the time to become a certified member of TechNova ”
    Mark Bamford, C. Tech
  • “ Having a Nationally recognized certification enables me to conduct myself professionally and with confidence in my knowledge and skill”
    Nate Dimock, C. Tech - Stantec Consulting Ltd.
  • “ Taking pride in the excellence we have achieved in our careers...and providing support to those up and coming. That’s what membership means to me ”
    Janice Kidson, C. Tech - AMEC


New Certification Program for Building Operators in Halifax

CIET offers a large variety of energy efficiency training programs, including the Building Operator Certification (BOC) program, targeted directly to building operators. This new program is offered in Ontario since March 2014, with over 100 building operators trained only in the past year.

 Tech Nova’s members will be happy to know that starting in the fall of 2015, CIET will be offering the BOC program in the Maritimes!


HALIFAX: Starts October 22, 2015

October 22 & 29, November 5, 12, 19 & 26, December 3, 10 & 17

Easy registration and payment online!


The BOC program, developed by the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC), based in Seattle, WA, consists of eight modules delivered in a total of nine days of training. Each course consists of highly interactive and hands-on classroom training facilitated by very knowledgeable and experienced building professionals, project assignments to be completed at the participant’s facility, and an in-class exam administered at the end of each day of training. . It is a widely-recognized training program, with more than 14,000 certified professionals in North America.

 Watch the video "BOC The Essential Credential" (01:42)


  • This should be taken by everyone who works in a building (Toronto, April 2014)
  • Very good tools for operators in day to day operations in energy conservation (Toronto, March 2014)
  • Opened up my eyes on how to run my building more efficiently (North York, ON, June 2014)