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EBCx Program Registration Now Open for Commissioning Providers

Expand your business by helping your clients tune up their building’s energy efficiency to reduce their costs and increase market value – it’s a win-win!

Save on Energy’s Existing Building Commissioning (EBCx) program is designed to help owners, operators and managers of commercial and institutional buildings in Ontario improve their energy management. The program will be made available to commercial and institutional buildings in June 2023. But first, we’re looking to build a network of authorized commissioning providers in Ontario.

Commissioning providers will undertake the building commissioning process for the owners, operators and managers of commercial and institutional building who participate in the program.


Register for the EBCx program as an authorized commissioning provider today

If you are a commissioning provider operating in Ontario, you can now register to be an authorized commissioning provider for the EBCx program.

Email us at to register and take your business to the next level.

How do commissioning providers help deliver the EBCx program?

The EBCx program offers financial incentives to participating commercial building owners, operators and managers to hire qualified commissioning providers to undertake building recommissioning at their facilities to increase energy savings, reduce costs and environmental impacts through improved facility operations and maintenance (O&M) business practices. The program also provides pay-for-performance incentives to participants for savings achieved through implementation of these practices.

As an authorized commissioning provider, you will carry out the building commissioning process for program participants by identifying potential energy conservation measures and working with these participants to implement recommended building improvements. After implementing the recommendations, you will train participants to engage in ongoing commissioning and to integrate this process into their standard management practices.

How do I qualify to become an authorized commissioning provider for the EBCx program?

To become an authorized commissioning provider, you must:

  • have a valid letter of clearance from the Ontario Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (unless you are a sole proprietor)
  • maintain a secure AM Best rating of B+ or greater
  • have valid general liability, automobile and professional liability insurance with appropriate limit amounts
  • possess at least one of the following qualifications:
    • Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP)
    • AEE Existing Building Commissioning Professional (EBCP)
    • NRCAN Advanced Recommissioning training and certification, delivered through the Canadian Institute for Energy Training (CIET)   
    • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Building Commissioning Professional (BCxP)
    • Building Commissioning Association (BCxA) Certified Commissioning Professional or Certified Commissioning Firm (CCP or CCF) 
    • CIET Advanced Building Recommissioning Training Program    
    • Associated Air Balance Council (AABC) Commissioning Group (ACG) Certified Commissioning Authority (CxA) certification 
    • National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB) Commissioning Process Professional (CxPP).

How do I get started?

You can sign up to be an authorized commissioning provider for the EBCx program now. For more information, email us at