You may think that all licensed contractors will provide the same level of work to your home. Despite the contractor achieving his/her own accreditation or license, the technician sent to your home may be less experienced. While you agreed to work with an accomplished company, the HVAC repairs or service may actually be completed by a less experienced technician. One way to avoid situations like these is to always work with contractors that employ NATE certified technicians.
North American Technician Excellence (NATE) is the nation’s largest independent, third-party non-profit certification organization for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) technicians. To become NATE certified, technicians must pass real-world, specialized, nationally recognized tests. When working with a NATE certified tech, you can rest assured that this individual has already proven his or her knowledge to an unbiased, third party organization.
Some of the benefits of working with a NATE certified HVAC tech include the following:
- No callbacks for poor repairs
- Longer HVAC life expectancy
- Quiet operation
- Lower utility bills
- Costly future repairs prevented
Learn more in this video by NATE