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Quality First™ Heat Loss / Heat Gain 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.

We are postponing all in class Quality First courses scheduled until further notice.

SPECIAL NOTE:  WE ARE HAPPY TO REPORT THAT REGISTRANTS THAT ARE PARTICIPATING IN OUR FLEXIBLE ON-LINE TRAINING COURSES ARE VERY HAPPY WITH THIS DELIVERY METHOD OVERALL.

REGISTER TO ATTEND ON-LINE: https://www.teca.ca/quality-first-courses-offered.php?id=8&online=Yes


We apologize for any inconvenience the cancellation of in-class training may have caused; however, these are unique circumstances and the health and safety of our registrants and instructors is of the utmost importance. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

To those that have paid and registered for Quality First training during this timeframe, the TECA office will be reaching out to you with respect to issuing you a refund or credit on your account.

The course is intended to help participants perform accurate and code-compliant heat loss and heat gain calculations. The BC Building Code calls for CSA F280-12 for calculation of heat loss and heat gain, for Part 9 buildings. The TECA Heat Loss / Gain software has been designed to give users an accurate and simple way to calculate heating and cooling loads by the CSA F280-12 calculation methods.

The training manual elaborates on the dynamics of heat loss and heat gain. It is critical that users of the software understand what inputs are required by the software. The TECA Heat Loss / Heat Gain software comes with a comprehensive users manual for applying the software accurately.  

  • Heat loss and heat gain for rooms; by CSA-prescribed calculation methods, and by applying the TECA software
  • Heat loss and heat gain for the building; by CSA-prescribed calculation methods, and by applying the TECA software
  • Minimum heating and cooling system requirements
  • Heating and cooling loads can be easily transferred to the TECA Hydronics or Forced Air software

Participants of this 1-day course will receive a Certificate of Completion.  There is no exam.

IMPORTANT

Heat Loss / Heat Gain Software is not included in the course price. Please visit this link to purchase the software and have it downloaded to a laptop to attend the course: Heat Loss / Gain Software

Special Note: If you are attending this course IN PERSON (Not On-Line) with a COMPLIMENTARY CODE registration – you will receive a temporary version of the software at class.

Everyone must have a laptop to attend the course. Software is not presently available for MAC users. If you do have a MAC, you must have a partition in Mac to run Windows Software. The Heat Loss / Gain software is designed to run on one computer only. The computer that is used to install the software from the TECA web site will be the only computer capable of running it. Note: If you do not want to download to your laptop our instructor can provide you with a temporary copy of the software to use during class. You are still required to bring a laptop to class.

The BC Housing, Licensing and Consumer Services recognizes and approves TECA's Quality First Forced Air course for Professional Development Points.

PHOTO ID is required for all examinable courses.

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.

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ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: October 19, 2020 (Monday), October 20, 2020 (Tuesday), October 22, 2020 (Thursday)

Registration Deadline: Sunday, October 11, 2020

Instructor: Christopher Dawe

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $325.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $150.00
Non-Members: $375.00

October 19th (Monday) Orientation (Attendance Required) - 15 - 30 Minutes

October 20th (Tuesday) 5 Hours

October 22nd (Thursday) 5 Hours

Orientation Quiz Only. No Final Exam for this Class / Participants receive a Certificate of Completion
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: October 26, 2020 (Monday), October 27, 2020 (Tuesday), October 29, 2020 (Thursday)

Registration Deadline: Monday, October 19, 2020

Instructor: Christopher Dawe

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $325.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $150.00
Non-Members: $375.00

October 26th (Monday) Orientation (Attendance Required) - 15 - 30 Minutes

October 27th (Tuesday) 5 Hours

October 29th (Thursday) 5 Hours

Orientation Quiz Only. No Final Exam for this Class / Participants receive a Certificate of Completion
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.

3 seats still available REGISTER

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ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: October 12, 2020 (Monday), October 13, 2020 (Tuesday), October 15, 2020 (Thursday)

Registration Deadline: Monday, October 05, 2020

Instructor: Christopher Dawe

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $325.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $150.00
Non-Members: $375.00
This course is full.

ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: September 28, 2020 (Monday), September 29, 2020 (Tuesday), October 1, 2020 (Thursday)

Registration Deadline: Monday, September 21, 2020

Instructor: Christopher Dawe

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $325.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $150.00
Non-Members: $375.00
This course is full.

ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: September 21, 2020 (Monday), September 22, 2020 (Tuesday), September 24, 2020 (Thursday)

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Instructor: Christopher Dawe

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $325.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $150.00
Non-Members: $375.00
This course is full.

ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: August 31, 2020 (Monday), September 1st (Tuesday), September 2, 2020 (Wednesday)

Registration Deadline: Friday, August 21, 2020

Instructor: Christopher Dawe

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $325.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $150.00
Non-Members: $375.00
This course is full.

ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: August 24, 2020 (Monday), August 25, 2020 (Tuesday), August 27, 2020 (Thursday)

Registration Deadline: Friday, August 14, 2020

Instructor: Christopher Dawe

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $325.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $150.00
Non-Members: $375.00
This course is full.

CANCELLED - ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: July 14th (Tuesday), July 15, 2020 (Wednesday), July 17, 2020 (Friday)

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Instructor: Christopher Dawe

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $325.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $150.00
Non-Members: $375.00
This course is full.

ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: June 15, 2020 (Monday), June 17, 2020 (Wednesday), June 18, 2020 (Thursday)

Registration Deadline: Monday, June 08, 2020

Instructor: Christopher Dawe

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $299.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $150.00
Non-Members: $349.00
This course is full.

ON-LINE TRAINING

Dates: June 1, 2020 (Monday), June 3, 2020 (Wednesday), June 4, 2020 (Thursday)

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Instructor: Christopher Dawe

Course Overview: Read it

Course Fees

TECA Members: $299.00
Regulators / Inspectors: $150.00
Non-Members: $349.00
This course is full.
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