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In 2017, nine municipalities have submitted notification of their intent to implement the BC Energy Step Code, including major cities like Richmond and Victoria, and more municipalities are expected to join the rank in the coming months. Do you have a passion for energy efficiency and Building Science? Are you excited by the direction the BC and National Building Code is headed? Do you think you have what it takes to become a CEA? If you answered yes to these questions than contact us to find out about our next Registered Energy Advisor Training Session!

Steps Involved With Becoming a CEA

1) Email your Cover Letter and Resume to careers@totalhome.ca
2) Complete Pre-requisites
3) Register and complete CEA Training
4) Complete Foundation Level Exam
5) Complete Energy Advisor Level Exam
6) Fill out final documents for certification and registration

Pre-requisite skills for CEA Training

  1. Familiarity with Canadian construction practices and terminology, including:
    • Residential Mechanical Systems
    • Energy Efficient building practices
    • Building materials (insulation types, sealants, window types etc.)
    • Building science
    • Blue Print/Plan reading/familiarity
  2. Successful completion of the online Building Science for New Homes course, with a passing grade of 70% or higher. This online course is provided to accepted participants by Total Home Solutions upon confirmation of course deposit of $500.00. ***if you have taken a similar building science course with a passing grade that you feel is equivalent to the one provided please contact us to discuss potential omittance from online course***
  3. Equipment requirements for course:
    • Laptop computer, capable of running the latest HOT2000 software, which also has Microsoft Office Excel (MACs are possible but must be run on virtual machines such as Parallels or VMware)
  4. EnerGuide and HOT2000 Manuals (provided by THS)

Foundation Level Exam Prep Course

Coming Soon!

Energy Advisor Level Exam Prep Course

Coming Soon!

Building Science Course

If you are interested in learning more about our online Building Science Course please fill out the form below.