Champion Technician



Residential Heat Load Calculations

Course Description

The Residential Heat Load Calculations course can be taken on-line but is strongly suggested to be taken in person.

This course covers in-depth construction materials and how they affect the Heat Loss/Heat Gain of a structure along with:

  • Why perform a heat loss calculation
  • Process of calculating heat loss
  • What affects the rate of heat loss

The course materials will cover R-values and U-values for the following:

  • Doors
  • Windows
  • Skylights

The 3 methods of heat transfer are covered:

  • Conduction through solid materials
  • Convection through air and liquid movement
  • Radiation through space