NATE is an independent, third-party certification body for HVAC/R technicians. Their testing sets a bar for service excellence, and validates a technician's knowledge of heating and air conditioning technology. The entire HVAC/R industry supports this certification program: manufacturers, utilities, wholesalers, educators, technicians, contractors and trade associations.
NATE-certified technicians have demonstrated their knowledge of today's increasingly sophisticated heating and cooling systems by passing a nationally recognized test developed and supported by all segments of the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning industry. Consumers can rest assured that with a NATE-certified technician, they are getting the best installation and service for maximum comfort and economy in their heating and cooling system. Better installation and service mean a longer life for your heating and cooling equipment and increased energy efficiency. Technicians who are NATE-certified know that NATE stands for excellence and quality service.