What NATE Certification is and Why it Matters

November 08, 2016

Atmostemp Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning in Voorhees always talks about how our team of experts are NATE-certified, and while it sounds encouraging, what does it truly mean?

NATE is the acronym for North American Technician Excellence and, according to their website, is the nation’s largest certification organization for HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) and refrigeration technicians. The organization was developed nearly 20 years ago and is supported by the entire HVAC and refrigeration industry but not all technicians in the industry are required to be certified by NATE. The certification is voluntary and technicians can provide heating, cooling, ventilation, and refrigeration services without being certified by NATE.

It’s important to Atmostemp Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning that our technicians are NATE-certified to make sure we are sending the most qualified and skilled technicians into your home. To make sure experts meet these standards, the NATE-certification assessments validate real-world working knowledge of HVAC and refrigeration systems for technicians. The exams are knowledge-based exams that assess the technician’s knowledge of these standards.

Since Atmostemp Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning focuses on the HVAC side of NATE-certification (not refrigeration), there are only particular areas relevant to our technicians. NATE test candidates may obtain installation and/or service certification in one or more of the talent areas listed below:

 

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Distribution
  • Gas Heating
  • Oil Heating
  • Heat Pumps
  • Hydronics Gas (service only)
  • Hydronics Oil (service only)
  • Light Commercial Refrigeration (service only)
  • Commercial Refrigeration (service only)
  • Ground Source Heat Pump Loop Installer
  • Senior HVAC Efficiency Analyst

 

You can rely on the technicians at Atmostemp Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning to be highly skilled and professional to do the work right the first time. Our team has the knowledge and skill set to not only repair and service your HVAC systems, but to take the best care of your equipment. Call 856-310-4824 to have one of our NATE-certified experts come out and make sure your HVAC equipment is prepared to keep you feeling good all year long.

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