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BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION AUTHORITY (BCA) ENERGY AUDITOR SCHEME

INTRODUCTION

The periodic energy audit aims to ensure that the cooling systems of buildings continue to operate as efficiently as per initial design, and continue to comply with Building Control (Environmental Sustainability Measures for Existing Buildings) Regulations 2013. An Energy Auditor is a competent person registered with BCA who may be appointed to carry out the energy audit. Professional Mechanical Engineers are not required to register with BCA as an Energy Auditor.


DUTIES OF AN ENERGY AUDITOR REGISTERED WITH BCA

Energy Auditors are responsible for carrying out an energy audit to verify the performance of the building cooling system and the Energy Auditor shall ensure that:-

  1. the energy audit is carried out in accordance with the Building Control Act, the Building Control (Environmental Sustainability Measures for Existing Buildings) Regulations 2013 and the manner prescribed in the Code on Periodic Energy Audit of Building Cooling System;
  2. the information for the audit shall be downloaded from the permanent instruments installed on the cooling system;
  3. if the cooling system of the building fails to attain the prescribed energy efficiency standard applicable to the cooling system, the Energy Auditor may recommend to the owner of the building such measures as may be necessary to attain the prescribed energy efficiency standard; and
  4. on completion of the energy audit of the cooling system (including of any maintenance work or other measures taken to meet the prescribed energy efficiency standard), the Energy Auditor prepares and signs a report of the results of energy audit.

CRITERIA FOR ENERGY AUDITOR REGISTRATION

The registration criteria for application are as follows:

  1. possess at least an engineering or a building-related degree in architecture, building science, facility management, and sustainable building design or any equivalent professional qualification acceptable by the Commissioner of Building Control;
  2. have at least 3 years of relevant practical experience in central air-conditioning design and installation, or operation;
  3. completed 2 ASHRAE Level III Energy Audits or 3 Periodic Energy Audits on Building Cooling Systems under the supervision of a PE(Mechanical) or an Energy Auditor registered with BCA; and
  4. successfully passed interview by the Energy Auditor Registration Committee.

APPLICATION

The application must be made using the prescribed forms. Applicants will be notified on the outcome of the application via email. There is no application fee required.


REGISTRATION

The successful applicants shall be issued a certificate of registration which is valid for three years. *The fee for registration is S$150 (Inclusive of GST).


RENEWAL

A renewal application shall be submitted with the relevant documentation at least 2 months before its expiry date. *The fee for renewal is S$150 (Inclusive of GST).

*Cheques must be made payable to “BCA”.

For more details, please refer to the following applicable documents and forms:

Documents Download Effective From
APPLICATION / RENEWAL FORMS
Energy Auditor Application Form Download EA Application Form 1 July 2013
Energy Auditor Renewal Form Download EA Renewal Form 1 July 2013
Appendices (1, 2, 3 and 4) Download EA Appendices 1 July 2013
Energy Auditor Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Renewal Requirements Download Energy Auditor Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Renewal Requirements 1 September 2015
Energy Auditor CPD Record Sheet Download Energy Auditor CPD Record Sheet 1 September 2015
MISCELLANEOUS
List of Energy Auditors Registered with BCA Download List of EA  
FAQs Download EA FAQ  

CONTACT

For any queries pertaining to the BCA Energy Auditor Scheme, please contact the following officers:

Name Email
Mr Wee Kai Siong wee_kai_siong@bca.gov.sg
Mr Yong Siew Hwa yong_siew_hwa@bca.gov.sg

FLOW CHART OF ENERGY AUDITOR APPLICATION

Download EA Appendices

DISCLAIMER

The Commissioner of Building Control, BCA, its employees and officers shall not be held liable for any loss or damage caused by:

  1. any reliance on the contents of this Website;
  2. any act, neglect, omission or default by the Energy Auditor;
  3. any reliance by a third party on any representation made by the Energy Auditor to the third party;and
  4. any claim or dispute arising as a consequence of or relating to the services of the Energy Auditor.

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