BCA Energy Auditor Scheme

A BCA-registered Energy Auditor is qualified to verify the performance of a building’s cooling system and ensure that it complies with regulations. Professional mechanical engineers need not register as an Energy Auditor. 

Duties of a BCA-registered Energy Auditor

He or she shall ensure that:

  • The energy audit is carried out in accordance with 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
  • The information for the audit is downloaded from the permanent instruments installed on the cooling system
  • Recommendations are made to the building owner to attain the prescribed energy efficiency standard if the cooling system of the building fails to make the mark
  • On completion of the energy audit of the cooling system (including 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

Who can apply

Applicants must:

  • 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
  • Have at least 3 years of relevant practical experience in central air-conditioning design and installation, or operation
  • Have 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
  • Attend an interview by the Energy Auditor Registration Committee

How to apply






Download the following documents and mail the completed forms to BCA.



Sit for and pass an interview by the registration committee



A payment of $150 (inclusive of GST). Payment mode will be advised via email for successful applicants



Receive a certificate of registration, which is valid for 3 years



Download the following documents and mail completed forms with relevant documentation to BCA at least 2 months before your current certification’s expiry date.

A renewal fee of $150 (inclusive of GST). Payment mode will be advised via email for successful applicants.


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
  4. Any claim or dispute arising as a consequence of or relating to the services of the Energy Auditor

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