ARLINGTON, Va. — G.W. Berkheimer Co. announced that it will host North American Technician Excellence (NATE) certification testing at Mechanical Systems Week, the annual seminar and product showcase set for Sept. 19-21, 2012, at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill.

The test session will begin at 1 p.m. on Sept. 19. To help prepare technicians for the test, G.W. Berkheimer will offer a four-hour HVACR Review from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Registration forms are available on the Mechanical Systems Week website (, NATE’s website (, and G.W. Berkheimer’s website (

“We’re proud to partner with NATE at Mechanical Systems Week,” said Troy Rybicki, manager of technical training at G.W. Berkheimer. “We strongly believe in NATE certification, which allows technicians to showcase their skills and expertise in order to set themselves and their employers apart from the competition. We provide regularly scheduled NATE testing for our customers throughout the year, and we look forward to providing many industry professionals with the opportunity to take the NATE exam this September while they’re attending Mechanical Systems Week.”

G.W. Berkheimer Co. is a leading supplier of HVACR products and solutions for the professional contractor and service markets. For more information, visit

NATE is an industry-endorsed, nonprofit certification organization for HVACR technicians. Candidates can earn installation and/or service certification in 11 specialty areas: air conditioning, air distribution, heat pumps, gas heating, oil heating, hydronics gas, hydronics oil, commercial refrigeration, light commercial refrigeration, ground source heat pump, and senior efficiency analyst. For more information, visit

Publication date: 8/27/2012