NATE Certification

What is NATE Certification? The Official HVAC Certification

Certification from the North American Technician Excellence (NATE) is for technicians working in the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry within the U.S. and Canada.

What is NATE Certification? The Official HVAC Certification

What is NATE Certification, you ask? NATE stands for North American Technician Excellence, and certification is for technicians working in the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry within the U.S. and Canada.

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nate logoNATE Certification is achieved through a series of tests to certify professionals in one or more specialty areas. The tests, which total 21, are divided into installation, service, and senior technician paths with specialties ranging from Air Conditioning and Air Distribution to Oil Furnaces and Commercial Refrigeration. The knowledge-based exams are developed by industry experts and are the only tests supported by the HVAC/R industry.

NATE-certified professionals have a real-world knowledge of HVAC/R operations and are recognized by the industry—and more importantly consumers—as experts in the field. By gaining certification, technicians are better prepared for the workforce, remain in the industry longer, and are more productive than non-certified counterparts. NATE Certification also ensures that consumers will receive proper installation and service of all HVAC/R equipment the first time—saving time, energy and money, and resulting in better bottom line results.

According to NATE, nearly 90% of consumers prefer a certified technician to service their HVAC/R needs, a statistic which continues to encourage local HVAC contractors to seek and retain NATE-certified technicians to gain a competitive edge in the industry.

Learn more by visiting Everblue’s NATE Certification Training page.

About Lesley Cowie

Lesley has contributed to Everblue's marketing team for over 10 years. She has experience writing blogs about LEED certification, home energy auditor certifications, blower door testing requirements, solar energy, and NABCEP Certification.


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5 replies on “What is NATE Certification? The Official HVAC Certification”

  1. NATE Certification


    As a NATE certified heating and air conditioning contractor in Dayton, Ohio we understand the importance of this certification. Now, if we could just get the public and customers to understand the importance of choosing a HVAC contractor that has obtained the NATE certification then we could get rid of those contractors that don’t abide by it, and save people a lot of trouble and heartache

    1. Training


      As of this posting, we have not posted training for NATE certification. Please call us at (800) 460-2575 if you are interested in being updated with information when NATE training is available.

      Thank you,
      Bana

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