This certification is required for any person to handle any refrigerant for any reason, sometimes the owner of the business will have the certification to purchase the refrigerant and the employees will not. Always make sure your technicians are certified otherwise they are breaking the law at your house

RSES (Refrigeration Service Engineers Society) : Active Member

Serious Professionals are members or certified through rses. This membership requires the professional to hold great ethics when conducting business

R-410: Certified

The new refrigerant required by the EPA to be used is R410a, this refrigerant is much different than R22 in so many ways anyone working with it has to be very educated in order for the homeowner to feel confident that no harm is being done to their investment

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Heat Pump Electrical Lab: Certified

The electrical system of a heat pump can be complex, make sure the company you use has been certified in labs and is not practicing and learning by mistakes made on you Heat pump

Residential Ductwork Design: Certified

Duct work is not usually seen by the homeowner but it is extremely important that it is correct, it is like the vein that carry’s your blood. Always make sure that your duct work has been inspected correctly when a service or tune up has been done, you can waste a lot of money with incorrect or leaky duct work

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Communication systems:

The new high efficiency systems use communication to control operation improper communication can lead to early breakdowns and nuisance unneeded repairs by someone not qualified

 Indoor Air Quality:

The purpose of Heating and Cooling is not only to affect temperature has another job – keeping you healthy, when indoor air quality is not being considered by your service company your health can pay the price

HVAC Code & Safety:

Understanding code and Safety is not the job of the homeowner your service professional has to understand these practices in order to keep you the customer compliant and not at risk

Master Heat Pump Technician:

To be a master heat pump technician a person must understand all aspects of heat pumps in order to serve the customer correctly and insure safety is always job #1

N.A.T.E ( North American Technician Excellence)

NATE encourages the employment of NATE certified technicians for superior installation and maintenance or service of heating, ventilation, air conditioning or refrigeration systems. NATE certified technicians have proven their knowledge in the HVACR industry by passing specialized NATE certification tests

NATE certification tests represent real world working knowledge of HVACR systems. Developed by a committee of industry experts nationwide, our NATE exams represent HVACR topics pertinent to contractors, educators, manufacturers and utilities alike. All of the NATE tests are rigorous, multiple-choice, knowledge-based tests and validate a technician’s knowledge.

N.A.T.E- Heat Pump service – Certified

N.A.T.E- Heat Pump install   – Certified

N.A.T.E- Air Conditioning service – Certified

N.A.T.E- Air Conditioning install – Certified

N.A.T.E- Gas Furnace service – Certified

N.A.T.E- Gas Furnace install – Certified

N.A.T.E- Geothermal Heat Pump Service – Certified

N.A.T.E- Geothermal Heat Pump Install – Certified

IGSPHA (International Ground Source Heat Pump Association) – Geothermal Heat Pump Install- Certified

Ground Source Heat pumps are a great choice for renewable energy, The process is very technical make sure everyone is certified in the process

BPI: Building Analyst Certification –

To understand the hows and whys when it comes to the efficiencies of a home a person must invest the time to become certified in order to avoid high energy costs and the risk of mold due to being unqualified


Ductless Cooling and Heating equipment with inverter technology is great, it is extremely cheap to operate and keeps your comfort level at its max, but the technology is not for the armature, if installed by someone not qualified it can cost you big time.