When it comes to the installation, repair and maintenance of your heating and cooling equipment, it’s imperative that you find a knowledgable and reliable technician. This is why so many homeowners are now watching out for the NATE certification logo. If you’re not well-versed on NATE certification, consider the following two questions:
What is NATE certification?
NATE stands for North American Technical Excellence. This is a non-profit organization comprised of industry experts who believe that each technician who is working in the field should represent the best that the HVAC industry has to offer. A technician who passes through the program can choose from a number of specialized certifications. Training and testing is rigorous, but when a technician completes requirements, he or she is ready to provide the best service and knowledge available in his or her chosen specialties. Because retesting is required periodically to retain certification, you can be sure that your technician is up to date on the latest developments in the industry.
What makes a NATE-certified technician so special?
It’s hard to understate the importance of finding a knowledgeable technician to install, maintain and repair your home’s HVAC system. Of all the systems in your home, the cooling and heating equipment are the most closely tied to comfort.
When you hire a professional who has completed NATE certification, you can be confident that the person working on your HVAC system knows every detail imaginable. Evaluation of your equipment will be quick and thorough, and the technician will explain – in layman’s terms – what is wrong with your system and what it will take to get it fixed. You’ll start off with accurate estimates, and the work itself will be completed in a timely manner. When it’s complete, you’ll be given any necessary information on how to properly operate and maintain the equipment.
For more expert advice about NATE certification, or for any home comfort inquiries, please contact us at Cool Power, LLC. We have been serving Long Island since 1975.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Hauppauge, New York and the Long Island area about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about NATE certification and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.
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