Most homeowners put a great deal of effort and time into choosing the most efficient heating and cooling systems for their home; unfortunately, they neglect to choose the best HVAC technician to install and service their equipment. HVAC equipment can be very expensive, and finding a technician with the training and experience needed to offer the best comfort solutions is essential. Homeowners who are looking for the best HVAC installation, repair and maintenance services should always go for NATE certified technicians.
What is NATE?
The North American Technician Excellence, NATE, is an independent body that certifies technicians with a knowledge–based test. Technicians who decide to take their training a bit further and become NATE certified must sit for and pass tests that cover a wide range of heating and cooling issues. Established in 1997, NATE is the largest not–for–profit certification body for HVACR technicians. In addition, it is the only certification body for technician owned, governed, developed, operated and supported by the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration industry.
Candidates who pass the certification tests can earn a service, installation, or senior certification in various specialty areas. The technical committee consisting of industry players develops and oversees the knowledge areas of technical expertise. These industry players include educators, contractors, utilities, and manufacturers. Specialties areas include:
• Air distribution
• Air conditioning
• Oil heating
• Gas heating
• Heat pumps
• Hydraulic oil
• Hydraulic gas
• Commercial refrigeration
• Light commercial refrigeration
• Senior HVAC efficiency analyst
NATE certified technicians are skilled tradesmen who play the important role of installing, servicing and repairing HVAC systems in commercial and residential properties. They are able to study blueprints and engage an assortment of specialized and common tools, such as current meters, flow sensors and metal cutters. When servicing an HVAC unit, such technicians ensures that all components, including fans, thermostats, switches, pumps, motors, and compressors are working right, and that all controls are within their recommended settings.
Regardless of the area of specialization, NATE certified technicians always deliver quality results. In addition to offering fast and efficient installation, repair and maintenance services, NATE certified technicians ensure that clients get the best customer service and energy efficiency. Give us a call today and get the best heating and cooling solutions.