He earned his first NATE certification in 2004 and became a NATE proctor shortly thereafter
September 23, 2016
North American Technician Excellence (NATE) announced that Jose De La Portilla of Lennox HVAC Learning Solutions has been awarded the 2016 Golden Toolbox Award. The award recognizes an industry professional who demonstrates outstanding service, support, and advocacy for technician certification.
Whatever their reasons may be for seeking out certification, NATE offers a bevy of programs and aims to help technicians across the country constantly improve themselves while also providing value to other segments of the industry.
Top Single Location Certifier, Most Improved Certifier, Rising Star Certifier, Regional Certifiers Honored
December 9, 2014
At the 2014 Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) Annual Conference in San Antonio, North American Technician Excellence (NATE) recognized 10 HARDI member companies for their outstanding efforts to promote NATE technician certification in the HVACR industry.
This is a topic that any successful contractor knows well. To be a success, you have to be professional and so too do your employees. There are many benefits to properly training your employees, but let’s sum them up.
As demand for HVAC professionals grows, many remain hopeful existing apprenticeship programs will be able to attract new recruits, and that new training models may entice the next generation to enter the HVAC industry.