When you need installation or service on an air conditioner or furnace, you'll want to know what sort of HVAC certifications the technician brings to the job. Working on today's sophisticated systems is not a position for someone who's learning on the job or only doing it as a part-time sideline.
You want to do business with an HVAC contractor who's acquired major industry certifications and who hires field techs who've been tested and certified by accepted training programs. Before the technician knocks on your door to service your home cooling or heating system, check for one or more of these respected HVAC certifications.
NATE (North American Technician Excellence) is an independent, third-party non-profit certification organization for HVAC technicians. Homeowners who request NATE-certified HVAC technicians receive skilled, professional service from technicians who have proved they have working knowledge of heating, cooling, ventilation and refrigeration systems.
Heat pump and A/C thieves have become more prevalent across the country as the price of copper goes up. For Indiana homeowners, theft of outside HVAC condensing units can easily ruin your day and cost you thousands of dollars in unit replacement.
But homeowners who are aware of the threat of heat pump and A/C thieves can take the proper measures necessary to protect their homes and prevent copper theft from occurring on their property.