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BOC 1009: Building Scoping for Operational Improvement

Event ID: A14819
Info: Dec 14, 2017 • Thu • 8:00am-4:00pm • 1 mtg • UHM Krauss 12 • $200 (General) • Pre-requisite: BOC 1001 through 1006 • Sweater and brown bag lunch suggested • Register/withdraw by Aug 31
With: Michael J. Chang

BOC 1009: Building Scoping for Operational Improvement is the final course in the BOC Level I series.

Understand the concepts for creating a prioritized scope of work and find opportunities for energy saving operational adjustments. Content includes presentations and group discussions, as well as hands-on information gathering and analysis. No project is due afterward.

By the end of this module, you are able to:


  1. Differentiate between the types of data necessary for a building scoping.

  2. Draw a building utility load shapes and identify common problems.

  3. Use an interval chart to determine the base load and to identify potential energy savings.

  4. Explain how to create a scoping plan.

  5. Cite the benefits and outline procedures for conducting a building walkthrough.

  6. Identify and diagnose causes to common envelope integrity issues found during a building walkthrough.

  7. Interpret utility data as it relates to building operation.

  8. Explain the major components of a written scoping report and how they are used to plan a building tune-up project.

BOC 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, and 1006 are pre-requisites for BOC 1009: Building Scoping for Operational Improvement, selected as the capstone course for the program. Upon completion of BOC 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006, and 1009 course requirements, students are asked to fill out a simple application form and obtain employer verification of work, for submission, with UH proof of completion, to the BOC Certification Fulfillment office.

The United States Green Building Council (www.gbci.org) has approved the core BOC Level I curriculum for continuing education hours toward the LEED Credential Maintenance Program. BOC 1009 is approved to earn LEED credential holders 8 continuing education hours.

Michael J. Chang, Customer Solutions Developer at Hawaii Electric Company, contributes to the success and satisfaction of customers through solutions that engage and their service needs and expectations with the use of data, needs analysis, technical training, internal and external coordination. Michael previously worked for Hawaii Energy as their Chief Innovation Architect performing end-use and industry research, energy incentive program development and evaluation, pre-and-post project metering and utility account reviews, energy and financial audits, as well as the evaluation of new technology offerings and pilot/demonstration projects. Michael also served as the Branch Manager at Johnson Controls responsible for the planning and execution of the combined Systems and Service branches providing energy savings performance contract services, mechanical services, energy management, building controls, fire alarm/security systems. He executed energy performance contracts for state, county and federal facilities.

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