technician excellence. NATE-certified
May 2001, notes "It's a plus if technicians
are certified by North American Technician
you want a dependable, skilled technician to
service your home comfort system?
If you said "yes," that's not surprising,
of consumers do.
that's where North American Technician
Excellence NATE, comes in.
NATE-certified technicians are skilled,
third-party-certified professionals, the
best in the heating, ventilation,
air-conditioning, and refrigeration
industry. If you want one, ask the
contractor you call if he employs
NATE-certified technicians. If he does, ask
him to send one out to your home; if he
doesn't, make another call. Remember, you
can rely on NATE-certified technicians for
skilled, thorough, and dependable service.
you deserve the best?
There are NATE-certified installation and
service technicians in every state of the
Union and parts of Canada--23,000
technicians nationwide. Consumers want
dependable service and installation on home
comfort systems, and contractors who employ
NATE-certified technicians offer the
consumer the best people the HVAC/R industry
has. Many consumers ask for NATE-certified
technicians, and so should you.
The NATE Air Conditioning
Excellence test is rigorous, and taking it
is voluntary. Technicians, contractors,
manufacturers, utilities, educators,
wholesalers and leading industry trade
associations support the tests. Industry
organizations have given NATE's testing
committee their expert input. NATE's series
of heat pump, air distribution, air
conditioning, oil heating, and gas heating
tests certify technicians in those areas.
Tests are given at any one
of 700+ sites nationwide and technicians can
sign up to take them through local chapters
of trade organizations such as Air
Conditioning Contractors of America,
Association, Refrigeration Service Engineers
Society, or local distributors.
Lasergrade testing facilities offer
the electronic test nationwide.
your contractor you want a NATE-certified
technician for your service or installation
needs, and give yourself peace of mind.
Today, more than ever, technicians need
extensive knowledge and a wide skill-base to
successfully install and service the
sophisticated and computerized heating and
cooling systems. Proper education and
training are crucial--but how does a
homeowner measure success? The best way is
through a nationally recognized
certification program, NATE, which is
supported by all segments of the heating and
cooling industry through NATE-certification.
Consumers, demand the
best! NATE-certified technicians can show
they're the best by displaying their
NATE-patches, because NATE-certification
means customer assurance.
Ask for a NATE-certified technician!
Rest easy when you have a NATE-certified
technician on the job, because
certification means you're getting the best
installation and service from highly
skilled, knowledgeable, and qualified
technicians for maximum comfort and economy
in your HVAC/R system.
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