If a NATE-certified technician services your cooling and heating equipment, you probably won’t be seeing him or her again for a while. That’s because technicians certified by the North American Technician Excellence program get the job done right the first time. Fewer callbacks and do-overs means less expense and interruption to your home comfort and daily routine.
Funded by the HVAC industry, the non-profit NATE program has verified the technical knowledge and mechanical expertise of more than 25,000 field technicians since 1997. Anyone can claim to be qualified to do the job, but only NATE technicians have the full backing and credibility of the industry standing behind them. In order to earn certification, technicians must pass a comprehensive core examination on HVAC theory and technology, then an additional test in one of the many areas of specialty in the industry.
Here are some of the benefits of choosing a contractor who employs NATE-certified technicians:
- The high efficiency and performance of cooling and heating equipment assume the kind of trained, experienced installation and service NATE-certified technicians deliver. To ensure you receive the energy savings and comfort level you have the right to expect, look for NATE certification.
- NATE-certified technicians are trained to use specialized equipment and technology to adjust airflow, balance pressure and test for system leakage. These procedures reduce airborne contaminants and improve indoor air quality for a healthier home environment.
- Central air conditioners operate on high voltages and home heating equipment may produce dangerous combustion gases like carbon monoxide. The safety of your family relies on professional installation and maintenance.
- HVAC science and technology grows increasingly more sophisticated to deliver better efficiency and user options. Field techs must upgrade their knowledge and skills continuously to stay up to speed. NATE-certified technicians are required to complete 60 hours of continuing education in HVAC subjects during each license period in order to retain certification.
Smoky Mountain Heating & Air serves Asheville area homeowners with year-round HVAC service. Let us dispatch a NATE-certified technician to handle all your heating and cooling issues.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Asheville, North Carolina and surrounding areas about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).
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