Baker Distributing bakerdist.com/ will be hosting North American Technician Excellence certification testing at Comfortech 2009 in Nashville, TN, on September 23, 2009.
There will be one test session beginning at 1:00 p.m. In addition, Baker Distributing will also be offering a four-hour NATE refresher course from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. prior to the afternoon testing session. Registration forms are available on NATE’s website, natex.org and on Baker Distributing’s Website bakerdist.com/.
NATE is the nation’s largest non-profit certification organization for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (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,” said Tom Robertson, director of technical services, Baker Distributing. “NATE Certification allows technicians to gain respect and recognition they deserve for their HVACR experience, knowledge and skills. And, as a result, companies they work for are more marketable as well, since more and more homeowners are seeking out NATE certified HVACR technicians for their installation and service needs.”
With more than 200 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.
HVAC Comfortech — Succeed. Grow. Dominate. — this year combines three great programs: Comfortech, the Commercial HVACR Symposium, and the Engineering Green Buildings Conference. Each promises to be a fantastic way to gather information on ideas and products to improve and grow your HVACR business.