If you want peace of mind when hiring an HVAC contractor for repairs, installation or service, demand NATE certification. North American Technician Excellence (NATE) is a highly coveted certification for technicians working in the heating, ventilation, cooling and refrigeration (HVACR) industry, and you won’t be disappointed by choosing a NATE-certified technician.
One of the primary reasons that NATE certification is so highly coveted is its uniform testing standards. While other certification programs generally test for equipment-specific knowledge, NATE tests cover the scope of what a technician may confront in the field on a daily basis. NATE certification allows technicians who take the tests to specialize in one or more of the following areas, choosing either a service, installation or senior-level certification in:
- Air conditioning
- Heat pumps
- Air distribution
- HVAC efficiency
The NATE program is also driven by a group effort on behalf of manufacturers, utility companies and contractors, working together so that the non-profit organization directs industry standards with a meaningful certification. So when your NATE-certified contactor shows up at your door, you can confidently put your valued HVAC equipment in his or her hands.
A consumer survey conducted on behalf of the NATE organization proves the certification’s worth. When homeowners were asked about their experience with a technician with NATE certification compared to those who used a non-NATE-certified technician, the NATE-certified technicians outperformed the competition in the following areas. Homeowners:
- Would confidently choose the same NATE contractor
- Were “extremely satisfied” with the contractor’s performance
- Were content with the performance and noise levels of the equipment
- Required fewer callbacks to remedy a problem
- Were satisfied with home comfort
Don’t just put your trust in the word of your fellow homeowners. Try a technician with NATE certification for yourself and see what a difference it makes. Your home-comfort system’s worth it, and your energy savings and family’s comfort depend on it.
Serving homeowners in the Grand Traverse County and surround area, Team Bob’s Heating Cooling Plumbing is proud of our NATE certification, as we know it ultimately leads to high-quality, superior heating, cooling and ventilation services for our valued customers. Call us today or visit our website for more information.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Traverse City, Michigan and surrounding areas 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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