Paul joined tekmar Control Systems in 1998 as an HVAC Control Technician and soon became an instructor of hydronic theory and controls. He has over 15 years experience being self-employed in the plumbing, heating and gas fitting fields and has worked in the trade since 1976. Paul holds journeyman trades qualification (TQ) certificates in the plumbing and gas fitting trades, as well as a restricted electrical certification. He has successfully completed courses in hydronic system design, ventilation design/installation and building technology. As a plumbing and heating contractor he specialized in radiant floor heating and heat recovery ventilation systems and brings with him varied experience in residential, commercial and industrial boiler installations and repairs.