HVAC Breaking News

Aug. 25, 2004: NATE To Offer Certification Testing At 2005 AHR Expo

August 25, 2004
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+
WESTPORT, Conn. - North American Technician Excellence (NATE), a leading independent certification program for technicians in the HVAC industry, will again offer certification testing for residential and light commercial HVAC technicians at the 2005 International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), which will be held Feb. 7-9 in Orlando, Fla.

NATE is providing the test session as a certification opportunity for those technicians who will be attending the AHR Expo. Technicians can also register to take their specialty recertification test at the show.

The test session will be held on Monday, Feb. 7, at the Orange County Convention Center. The NATE sponsored exams provide technicians with certification testing for five industry specialties: air conditioning, air distribution, gas heating, heat pumps, and oil heating. The testing session consists of a morning refresher class (8:30-11:30 a.m.) for industry professionals who will be taking the test and for those interested in learning more about the test. The four-hour exam in the afternoon (12:30-4:30 p.m.) consists of the core exam and a specialty exam, both of which are required for certification. Technicians should pre-register at the NATE Web site to ensure that NATE brings adequate copies of the test they wish to take.

"The response from technicians, contractors, and distributors who have completed the exam at the AHR Expo has been excellent," said Rex Boynton, NATE president. "This venue provides a central location where industry professionals can meet all their needs in one place."

Advance registration for the NATE test session at AHR Expo is available by completing the online registration form at the NATE Web site. Go to www.natex.org and click on "Forms & Data."

Technicians can also register through the Florida-area chapters of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association (PHCC), and Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES). On-site registration will also be available.

For more information on the AHR Expo, visit www.ahrexpo.com.

Publication date: 08/23/2004

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

2014 ACI Home Performance Conference

The 2014 ACI National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show was held in Detroit.


Jeff Hutchinson, Energy Solutions Manager for mechanical contractor Bruner Corp., talks about the ductless market and how it can be profitable for a commercial contractor.

More Podcasts


NEWS 07-21-14 cover

2014 July 21

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe


Some in the industry are calling for the EPA to halt production of R-22 as of 2015. What do you think?
View Results Poll Archive


2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research


Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Magazine image
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.


facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con