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Quality First™ Heat Recovery Ventilator Design & Installation Courses

ATTENTION: In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, TECA is taking precautionary measures to protect our Quality First course registrants and instructors from any further risks associated with this virus.   As we move into the Winter 2022 season we will assess and at that time we hope to start delivering a combination of both in-classroom and virtual training.  

REGISTER TO ATTEND ON-LINE: https://www.teca.ca/quality-first-courses-offered.php?id=7&online=Yes


This is not a self-paced course – it is online synchronous delivery. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. 

TECA's Quality First Heat Recovery Ventilator course encompasses the proper design, installation, and commissioning and balancing of a Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) or an Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV). This course expands on the BC Building Code 9.32 and 9.36 requirements, and participants will leave with a comfortable understanding of the function and purpose of a balanced ventilation system.

  • Includes instruction and examples for applying two of the four acceptable ventilation systems described in the BC Building Code:
    1. HRV with dedicated ventilation ductwork, and
    2. HRV integrated with a forced-air heating system.
  • Includes checklists:
    1. System Design
    2. Installation
    3. Balancing & Commissioning

This course provides instruction to ensure that participants have the skills and knowledge to design, install and balance an HRV/ERV principal ventilation system. Manuals include technical information and documents necessary to meet requirements of Municipal Inspection Authorities. Successful participants will receive a registered number on a certificate, a wallet card and stamp.

NOTE: Course fees include 10 hours of instruction, the 2-hour exam, and the Quality First™ HRV/ERV manual, provided at the start of class. Software is not included

PLEASE NOTE THAT CURRENT VENTILATION CERTIFICATION IS A PREREQUSITE TO THIS COURSE.

IMPORTANT ENFORCEMENT REMINDER FROM THE CITY OF VANCOUVER:

The HRV stamp will be required for issued new home applications or permits that are subject to the 2019 Vancouver Building By-law (VBBL), which came into effect November 1st 2019. That means projects with permits issued before this date, or are otherwise subject to the 2014 VBBL will not require the stamp. 

  • An HRV installation checklist to confirm acceptable sizing and installation
  • An HRV commissioning checklist to confirm acceptable operation
  • The checklists must be the most recent version developed by an approved industry organization such as TECA
  • Each HRV checklist will require a valid HRV course stamp from an approved industry course provider such as TECA.

*HRV is meant to represent either an HRV or ERV

The BC Housing, Licensing and Consumer Services recognizes and approves TECA's Quality First Heat Recovery Ventilator Design & Installation course for Professional Development Points.

16 CPD points BC Housing

PLEASE NOTE THAT you will be asked for Photo ID prior to writing the exam.

Identification must be current and one of the following:

  • Valid Canadian Drivers License
  • Canadian Passport
  • Permanent Resident Card
  • Citizenship Card
  • Secure Certificate of Indian Status

TECA also offers IN-PERSON classes

To register for in-person training, please click the Register to Attend In-Person button below.

REGISTER TO ATTEND IN-PERSON

The list of classes below are all virtual, ON-LINE classes.

IMPORTANT - Please note that Ventilation Certification is a prerequisite to this course!

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ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: December 8, 2021 (Wednesday), December 10, 2021 (Friday), Dec 11, 2021 (Saturday)

Registration Deadline: Thursday, December 02, 2021

Instructor: Steve Jollimore

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $594.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $250.00
Non-Members: $694.00

Wednesday & Friday / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Saturday (Exam) / 8:30am - 10:30am 
3 days / 5 hours two days / 2 hour exam day / Total 12 hours

Exam on Dec 11

You will be required to show Picture ID

Successful registrants will receive a HRV Certificate, Wallet Card & Stamp.

NOTE: Take special note of Registration Deadline. Manuals need to be shipped to each participant from TECA's printing house prior to class start date. It is important when you register to supply the CORRECT mailing address for each registrant. 
Manual and courier charges included in registration fees.

Registration deadline is over.

ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: January 26, 2022 (Wednesday), January 28, 2022 (Friday), January 29, 2022 (Saturday)

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Instructor: Steve Jollimore

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $594.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $250.00
Non-Members: $694.00

Wednesday & Friday / 8:30am - 1:30pm / Saturday exam 8:30am - 10:30am
2 days / 5 hours per day & Exam day 2 hours / Total 12 hours
Exam on Jan 29

You will be required to show Picture ID

Successful registrants will receive a HRV Certificate, Wallet Card & Stamp.

NOTE: Take special note of Registration Deadline. Manuals need to be shipped to each participant from TECA's printing house prior to class start date. It is important when you register to supply the CORRECT mailing address for each registrant. 
Manual and courier charges included in registration fees.

6 seats still available REGISTER

Registration Closes in:


ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: Feb 9, 2022 (Wednesday), Feb 11, 2022 (Friday), Feb 12, 2022 (Saturday)

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 02, 2022

Instructor: Steve Jollimore

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $594.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $250.00
Non-Members: $694.00

Wednesday & Friday / 3:00pm - 8:00pm

Saturday (Exam) / 8:00am - 10:00am 
3 days / 5 hours two days / 2 hour exam day / Total 12 hours

Exam on Feb 12

You will be required to show Picture ID

Successful registrants will receive a HRV Certificate, Wallet Card & Stamp.

NOTE: Take special note of Registration Deadline. Manuals need to be shipped to each participant from TECA's printing house prior to class start date. It is important when you register to supply the CORRECT mailing address for each registrant. 
Manual and courier charges included in registration fees.

10 seats still available REGISTER

Registration Closes in:


ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: November 24, 2021 (Wednesday), November 26, 2021 (Friday), November 27, 2021 (Saturday)

Registration Deadline: Thursday, November 18, 2021

Instructor: Steve Jollimore

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $594.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $250.00
Non-Members: $694.00
This course is full.

ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: October 12, 2021 (Tuesday) and October 14, 2021 (Thursday)

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 05, 2021

Instructor: Steve Jollimore

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $594.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $259.00
Non-Members: $694.00
This course is full.

ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: Sept 21, 2021 (Tuesday) and Sept 23, 2021 (Thursday)

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Instructor: Steve Jollimore

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $594.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $259.00
Non-Members: $694.00
This course is full.

ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: June 15, 2021 (Tuesday) and June 17, 2021 (Thursday)

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Instructor: Steve Jollimore

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $559.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $259.00
Non-Members: $659.00
This course is full.

ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: May 13, 2021 (Thursday) and May 14, 2021 (Friday)

Registration Deadline: Friday, May 07, 2021

Instructor: Steve Jollimore

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $559.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $259.00
Non-Members: $659.00
This course is full.

ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: April 29, 2021 (Thursday) and April 30, 2021 (Friday)

Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 22, 2021

Instructor: Christopher Dawe

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $559.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $259.00
Non-Members: $659.00
This course is full.

ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: April 9, 2021 (Friday) and April 10, 2021 (Saturday)

Registration Deadline: Friday, April 02, 2021

Instructor: Steve Jollimore

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $559.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $259.00
Non-Members: $659.00
This course is full.
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