Residential Heat Loss & Heat Gain Calculations

Who would benefit from this course?

HVAC technicians, designers

What you will learn

** This 4-day course is based on the new CSA standard F-280-12 “Determining the Required Capacity of Residential Space Heating and Cooling Appliances” a nationally recognized standard which is referenced by all Canadian Building Codes.  This course takes students through step by step calculation to help them determine the required or appropriate appliances after understanding the heat loss and heat gain in building envelope. The calculation includes examining above and below grade HLHG, air leakage and ventilation and the influence that people, appliances and window shading have on the system.

The Best Part:  With the successful completion of this course, participants will be recognized by municipal building officials and plans examiners for having the technical competency needed to perform residential load calculations and select the appropriate HVAC appliances.

** HRAI is an approved education provider with BC Housing – Licensing and Consumer Services. 

You might also like to check out these courses:

Residential Air System Design

Residential Commissioning

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) for Residential and Small Commercial


For any assistance, please call 1-800-267-2231 ext. 241.


When and where is the course?

What is the cost?

HRAI Member:   $870.00 + taxes
Non-Member:  $1125.00 + taxes

HRAI Training may be eligible for partial fee reimbursement under the Canada Job Grant Fund Program.  Check with your provincial job grant body for more details.

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