Celebrates 15 Years of Certifying Excellence with Online
15th Anniversary Offer: 15% off all Merchandise in the
American Technician Excellence (NATE) is celebrating its
15th anniversary in 2012 by offering 15 percent off of
all NATE merchandise for the remainder of the year.
Founded in 1997, NATE is the nation’s largest
industry-endorsed, non-profit certification organization
for HVAC/R technicians.
created by the HVAC/R industry and has thrived over the
past 15 years as a result of ongoing support from all
areas of the industry. For example:
•Manufacturers and distributors support NATE
certification because it encourages proper installation
and service of equipment by knowledgeable technicians.
•Contractors support NATE because certified technicians
have the knowledge to do the job right the first time
and certification offers a valuable
point-of-differentiation to customers.
•Technicians support NATE because certification allows
them to showcase their skills and expertise to their
employers and customers.
and trainers support NATE certification because they
benefit from a uniform standard of knowledge that allows
them to better prepare the technician workforce of
support NATE certification because properly trained and
tested technicians can assure the correct installation
and servicing of sophisticated HVAC/R equipment that
saves energy and money when operating at peak
support NATE certification because third-party
accreditation assures them that a knowledgeable,
well-trained and highly experienced technician will
install and service their home heating or cooling
ever-increasing number of industry professionals
recognize the value of NATE certification, the number of
certified technicians is reaching new heights. Today,
nearly 30,000 technicians hold an active NATE
certification, with 20 percent of these technicians
holding multiple certifications.
“Over the past 15 years, NATE has been committed to
elevating the industry by certifying technician
excellence,” stated Don Frendberg, Chairman of the NATE
Board of Trustees. “NATE is the only certification
organization developed and supported by the entire
HVAC/R industry, and our ongoing efforts will ensure
continual quality service and installation.”