Quality First™ Training Programs Developed by the Industry, for the Industry

Setting Minimum Standards for the Heating, Ventilating and Cooling Trade in British Columbia

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Join TECA today and enjoy membership benefits, including discounts on our Quality First™ training courses and products.

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Earn your Quality First™ certification for forced air, hydronic systems design and ventilation system installations.
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Manuals include technical information and documents necessary to meet the requirements of municipal inspection authorities.
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Quality First™ Contractors

Check our listings of 2428 contractors to see if a forced air, hydronic, or ventilation installer has a current Quality First™ certification.
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Our Members

Currently, TECA has 272 active Voting Member businesses across British Columbia. Members are listed by region and category.
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Associate Finder Tool

Use this tool to find out if you qualify for our member discounts or which member has what kind of Quality First certification(s).
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Latest News and Events

March 11, 2018

BC Energy Efficiency Standards Regulation - Amendment 6

February 22, 2018, 7:00 am

Energy Step Code & Ventilation Training

February 17, 2018

TECA Prepares to Launch a New Heat Recover Ventilation (HRV) Course


Quality First™ numbers for Forced Air, Hydronic Systems Design and Ventilation are required by regulatory authorities in an increasing number of municipalities throughout the province.

Our courses provide contractors the information they need to install equipment that operates safely and comfortably at rated efficencies

Teca provides British Columbia's residential heating, ventilating and cooling industry with superior training programs and a collective voice in local and provincial issues affecting our trade.

Through the support of our members throughout BC - contractors, suppliers, manufacturers, utilities, educators, consultants and regulators - and our volunteer board, TECA works to ensure safe, efficient and comfortable HVAC systems are installed in BC homes. We believe that only through the establishment of proper training programs and the enforcement of minimum standards can the public be assured that such systems are indeed installed.