training hub

All available training courses can be found below.

TECH Clean California sponsors trainings at low or no cost for participating contractors. You can also find useful trainings from equipment manufacturers and industry partners to keep your businesses up-to-date.

TECH clean california learning plans and courses


  • Required training for TECH Clean California. On Demand Training provided by Energy Solutions and Frontier
  • Learning Plans on electrification, building science, heat pump technologies, and more. Live Classroom, Live Webinar and On Demand training provided by Electrify My Home and Assoc. for Energy Affordability
  • Residential Space Conditioning and Water Heating. Three-day live classroom training instructed by Larry Waters, Electrify My Home

National Comfort Institute Trainings


  • NCI’s certification training focuses on providing the highest level of system performance and energy efficiency through advanced testing, diagnostics and system renovations to ensure your customers enjoy the safest, healthiest, most comfortable and most energy-efficient HVAC system possible.

Program Training:

  • Airflow Testing & Diagnostics – 1 day course
  • Refrigerant-Side Performance – 2-day certification course
  • Residential System Performance and Electrification: 2 ½ day certification course
  • Electrification for current NCI-certified technicians: ½ day course

Manufacturer Trainings (Bradford White)


  • Equipment training from the top heat pump manufacturers
  • Bradford White Corporation is a full-line manufacturer of residential, commercial and industrial products for water heating, space heating, combination heating and storage applications

Manufacturer Trainings (Rheem)


  • Equipment training from the top heat pump manufacturers
  • Rheem Master Plumber Training Sessions. Get trained by Rheem Pros. Weekly pro tips and custom training

Manufacturer Trainings (AO Smith)


  • Equipment training from the top heat pump manufacturers
  • Get certified in heat pumps. Manufacturer training and certification will be required by many electric utilities offering rebates and incentive programs for the installation of heat pump water heaters throughout the United States.
  • Register for dozens of live, online workshops

Manufacturer Trainings (Lennox)


  • Equipment training from the top heat pump manufacturers
  • Technical, sales and business training in a classroom setting, led by experienced instructors who are dedicated to helping you succeed in your HVAC career

Industry Trainings (Institute of Heating and Air Conditioning Industries)


  • IHACI training is designed to empower California’s HVAC workforce to remain code compliant, adhere to California’s Title 24 energy regulations and standards, dramatically reduce energy consumption and adhere to industry best practices
  • Trade association of contractors, manufacturers, distributors, utilities, and related businesses actively engaged in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, and sheet metal industries

Industry Trainings (ItsAboutQ)


  • Online programs allow 24×7 access so that the training comes to your doorstep instead of traveling to attend training sessions. Train from the convenience of your home or office with self-directed training experienced online.
  • Courses and programs focus on career technical education standards (CTE) intended to upskill participants steadily. Competency is demonstrated through progressive quizzes and exams.