Items Tagged with 'NATE certification'


RSES Conference Focuses on Education

Technical Talks, Product Expo Dominate Five-Day Event

The five-day event did away with opening ceremonies and keynote speakers and trimmed back social events to allow more time for technical sessions, both in terms of quantity and quality.

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Importance of Employee Training for Every HVAC Contractor

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.

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Where Are All the Apprentices?

HVAC Industry Striving to Attract Young, Skilled Workers

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.

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NATE Revises Certification Program

Organization Updates Certification, Recertification Requirements

NATE will now certify technicians in two years, a significant reduction from the previous five-year requirement. 

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Jan. 8, 2014: NATE Changes Certification Program

Certification Maintenance Application Costs Have Been Reduced from $95 to $25 per First Certification
In an effort to increase the number of technicians that get certified and more importantly recertified, North American Technician Excellence (NATE) has made changes to its certification program.

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Survey Says...

Does your company hire NATE-certified technicians?

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Oct. 16, 2013: NATE Elects New Officers and Members to Board of Trustees

Wade Mayfield of Thermal Services Is 2013-2014 Chairman of the Board
North American Technician Excellence (NATE) announced that it elected a new chairman as well as three new members to the board of trustees for the 2013-2014 term at its biannual meeting.

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RESNET Offers NATE Certification

HVAC Performance Verification Certification Will be Available Soon

RESNET Home Energy Raters will soon have a new certification available from North American Technician Excellence (NATE).

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June 14, 2013: John Lanier Is Appointed Head of NATE

He Will Manage Daily Operations of North American Technician Excellence
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) today announced the appointment of John Lanier to be chief operating officer of North American Technician Excellence (NATE). Lanier will report to Stephen Yurek, AHRI president and CEO.

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NATE Launches Campaign

North American Technician Excellence (NATE) is continuing its efforts to educate homeowners about the importance of hiring NATE-certified technicians with a spring consumer-awareness campaign.

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NEWSMakers: Jim Johnson

Jim Johnson,an experienced trade school and community college instructor, discusses the HVAC industry and his column in The NEWS, ‘The Service Ticket.’ Listen now for a hint to the Not Enough Heat question from the Dec. 15 issue. Posted Jan. 30.

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Regional Standards

With regional standards for a/c equipment going into effect in 2015, how do you think it will impact the industry?
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2015 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

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

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