Commissioning Concepts is a full service Commissioning company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. We are a
Certified Woman Business Enterprise and a Certified Small Business.
Jim Bochat, President of Commissioning Concepts, has been a NEBB Certified Balance professional since 1974. He is a Certified NEBB Building Systems Commissioning
Professional and also certified in Test & Balance by NEBB. He has many years of HVAC design and both industrial and commercial building controls design and construction experience. His experience as a control contractor representing several major brands of systems has given him extended control system commissioning experience. In his 40+ years of experience he has provided hundreds of building owners with problem solutions and energy efficient installations for improved building operations. He has been instrumental in developing the Technical commissioning process for NEBB and utilizes this technical process to provide technical, hands on commissioning services. He
is the current Chairman of the NEBB Commissioning Committee and
also served in that role from the mid 1990's until 2009. He has been the lead Instructor for the NEBB Building Systems Commissioning certification seminars since 1994 and has taught commissioning throughout the United States and in Melbourne, Australia for NEBB. He was President of NEBB 2004 - 2005.
He has spoken to groups such as NYSRDA, ASHRAE, AHR Expo, PECI, IRC, SMARCA, IFMA, Southwest Plant Engineer’s Show, Arizona Facility Engineers, RMA Chapter of APPA, KMC Controls, Green Summit 2008, Build It Green 2009, Western Area Power Users, NEBB and AMCA of Australia
and at Greenbuild 2010. If you are interested in having him speak to your group, please email him at
Jim Bochat is a NEBB Certified Professional in Commissioning and holds NEBB commissioning qualification in, HVAC, Controls, Building Envelope, Electrical, Special Electrical Systems, Fire
Protection, Green Building, Plumbing systems and Retro
Commissioning. He also holds NEBB Certification in Test & Balance.
He is a member of ASHRAE’s Project Committee for the Performance Metrics Protocols, a committee member of ASHRAE’s Retro-Commissioning committee
and also chairs the ASHRAE PMP Best Practices Committee.
He is LEED-AP certified and has completed commissioning of several LEED projects, including
two Platinum LEED facilities, the highest LEED
achievement. His past projects include medical, educational, municipal, manufacturing and entertainment facilities.
November, 2010 at the NEBB Annual Meeting, Jim Bochat was
awarded the George B. Hightower Award for his service to NEBB.
The George B. Hightower Award was established to venerate
outstanding individuals who have served NEBB with distinction,
given their time and talents, and proven their dedication to
NEBB and the future of our industry through exemplary service.
The award was named for an extraordinary man, Mr. Hightower had
been instrumental with the formation of NEBB programs since its
inception and through its subsequent success and also served as
NEBB's President in 1974. The George B. Hightower Award is
NEBB's most prestigious honor and is presented periodically to
people who have made special contributions to the success of
Commissioning Concepts is a dba of Mechanical Concepts LLC, an Arizona licensed and
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