NATE certification means something because it involves a commitment and reflects reliability and proficiency. According to NATE, around 34,000 technicians have reached that status, with over 5,300 contractors getting their own certifications.
“I really enjoy the customer service aspect of the job,” Terfehr said. “I’ve learned a great deal about all the different products we sell and have gained a great deal of knowledge through manufacturer training.”
The goal of this eBook is to shed some light on the certification process—we will introduce readers to the multiple certification organizations within the industry, as well as spell out the advantages of getting technicians certified.
There is a gap between the number of qualified techs and the number of jobs that will need to be filled. The efforts of technicians, contractors, distributors, and manufacturers to address this widening gap through their support of NATE, are evident in this eBook.
The Education Program continues to grow each year and is the most comprehensive, all-inclusive opportunity to hear directly from industry leaders about trends and best practices in HVACR. The 2019 AHR Expo will be held Jan. 14-16 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.
PLEASANT PRAIRIE, Wisconsin - The National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) and the National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3) announced a partnership that will further their common mission to connect a knowledgeable and skilled workforce with the needs of business and industry.
Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) staff traveled to Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sept. 12-15 for events and meetings surrounding FEBRAVA 2017. AHRI exhibited at the FEBRAVA show to promote AHRI’s certification programs and standards. AHRI staff also met with representatives from the Brazilian association for HVACR, Associação Brasileira de Refrigeração, Ar Condicionado, Ventilação e Aquecimento (ABRAVA) to discuss common issues and ongoing collaboration.
As homeowners become increasingly aware of home performance and the benefits it offers, home-performance contractors must continue to find ways to promote and differentiate themselves from their competitors. Training and certification is a crucial differentiator, and it has the added bonus of making contractors more trustworthy to prospective customers.
The XCPC is a solution for solar air conditioning and industrial process heat. XCPC technology pairs a custom evacuated tube receiver with an external non-imaging reflector, which enables the collector to cost-effectively achieve temperatures of 392°F at more than 50 percent efficiency without tracking.