NATE Certification Testing Hosted by Baker Distributingat HVAC COMFORTECH

NATE Certification Testing Hosted by Baker Distributingat HVAC COMFORTECH

Refresher course from 8 am to 12 pm

Baker Distributing Co. will host North American Technician Excellence certification testing at Comfortech 2010 in Baltimore, MD on Sept. 22, 2010. The test session will begin at 1 p.m.

Comfortech 2010 is part of HVACR Week, the Industry Original in Combining Residential, Commercial, Engineering Green Buildings and Commercial HVACR seminars together in one location.

To help prepare technicians for the test, Baker Distributing will offer a four-hour NATE refresher course from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Registration forms are available on Comfortech’s 2010 website NATE’s website and Baker Distributing’s website.

NATE is the nation’s largest non-profit certification organization for HVACR technicians. Candidates can earn installation and/or service certification in nine specialty areas: air conditioning, air distribution, heat pumps, gas heating, oil heating, hydronic gas, hydronic oil, and commercial, light commercial refrigeration and senior efficiency analyst.

“We encourage all technicians to get certified,” says Tom Robertson, director of technical services, Baker Distributing. “NATE Certification allows technicians to gain the respect and recognition they deserve for their HVACR experience, knowledge and skills. As a result, the companies they work for are more marketable as more and more homeowners are requesting NATE-certified HVACR technicians for their installation and service needs.”

For more information, contact Tom Robertson at (904) 407-4365 or [email protected]

Bringing more than 60 years of business experience and knowledge of the HVAC and Commercial Refrigeration industries to its customers, Baker Distributing Co. is engaged in the marketing and distribution of air conditioning, refrigeration and heating equipment, parts and supplies. With over 250 Service Centers across the U.S., Baker Distributing offers products from the leading manufacturers and provides service, technical support and training for contractors and technicians.

North American Technician Excellence (NATE) Headquartered in Arlington, Va., NATE was founded in 1997 as the nation’s largest non-profit certification organization for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration technicians. NATE tests technicians while others train. Testing validates the technician’s knowledge and a training program’s instruction. NATE-approved testing organizations throughout the U.S. and Canada offer NATE tests. Candidates can earn installation and/or service certification in nine specialty areas: air-conditioning, air distribution, heat pumps, gas heating, oil heating, hydronic gas, hydronic oil, and commercial, light commercial refrigeration and senior efficiency analyst. NATE also offers the International Ground Source Heat Pump test.

What is HVACR WEEK?

HVACR Week brings together three events to create a single, comprehensive industry expo. Residential and commercial HVACR contractors will join design engineers, mechanical engineers, consulting engineers and facility owners/operators to learn about the latest trends in the industry and the best business improvement tactics. Plus, the top manufacturers and industry suppliers will be on hand to show off their latest products and services.

HVACR WEEK features:

  • Business Management, Sales & Marketing, Service Management, and Technical Seminars taught by the largest faculty of HVACR contractors, Industry consultants, and mechanical engineering professionals
  • More than 200 national companies exhibiting in the Product Showcase
  • Social events and Networking opportunities throughout the entire program
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