Why is it Important to Choose a NATE Certified HVAC Technician?
NATE (North American Technician Excellence)
Did you know in the state of Illinois, it is NOT required that an HVAC technician be licensed, certified or have specialized training in the industry?? All plumbers, electricians, etc… must be licensed to perform their services but not in the HVAC industry.
Being NATE certified means the HVAC technician has passed specialized tests in areas such as air conditioning, gas and oil furnaces, heat pumps, refrigeration and air distribution. The technician then has an extensive knowledge and hands on capabilities at maintaining, installing and repairing the equipment. Obtaining a NATE certification is done voluntarily by any technician in the industry who chooses to. Obtaining a NATE certification is an industry recognized designation.
NATE certified technicians can help ensure lower utility bills through proper installation and maintenance of your HVAC systems. You can rest assured you are getting safe and more efficient high quality service. It has been demonstrated that clients who choose NATE certified technicians have a higher satisfaction with the work that is done in their home or office then those that use a non certified technician.
It is up to the HVAC company to choose to seek out NATE certified technicians to hire, but again it is not a requirement. Here at Patriot we only employ NATE certified technicians and make the investment in our employees to be certain that they have the knowledge needed to provide exceptional client service. This is so we can ensure our clients are getting the best service possible and can rest assured that the technician in their home has the up to date knowledge needed to do the job correctly.
Patriot Heating and Cooling is always here to provide you with exceptional client service when you need it!