What NATE Certification is and Why it Matters

November 08, 2016

Peachtree Service Experts in Atlanta always talks about how our technicians are NATE-certified, and while it sounds reassuring, what does it actually mean?

NATE is the acronym for North American Technician Excellence and, as mentioned on their website, is the nation’s largest certification organization for HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) and refrigeration technicians. The organization is owned, operated, developed, and supported by the entire HVAC and refrigeration industry but not all people in the industry are required to be NATE-certified. The certification is voluntary and technicians can service heating, cooling, ventilation, and refrigeration equipment without being certified through NATE.

It’s important to Peachtree Service Experts that our experts are NATE-certified to be sure we are sending the most qualified and skilled technicians into your home. To make sure professionals meet these benchmarks, the NATE-certification assessments validate real-world working knowledge of HVACR systems for technicians. The tests are knowledge-based assessments that assess the technician’s knowledge of these standards.

Since Peachtree Service Experts focuses on the HVAC side of NATE-certification instead of refrigeration, there are only specific areas pertinent to our technicians. NATE test candidates may receive installation and/or service certification in one or more of the skill 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 Peachtree Service Experts to be highly trained and professional to do the project right the first time. Our team has the knowledge and qualifications to not only fix and service your HVAC systems, but to take the ultimate care of your equipment. Call 678-235-9699 to have one of our NATE-certified technicians come out and make sure your HVAC equipment is prepared to keep you comfortable all year long.

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