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August 2015: New Products and Exams Coming from NATE
Alongside the summer heat are great savings inside the NATE Online Store. In this issue, learn about great deals and discounts throughout the store. Also, discover the new ResLoad-J App, EPA 608 exams, an enhanced contractor locator at HVACRAdvice.com, NATE contractor resources, and more.
The NATE ResLoad-J app is an ACCA-approved Manual J8 residential load calculation app for the Apple iPad. It allows engineers, contractors, and technicians to perform field-based cooling and heating load calculations on residential and small commercial buildings and then email PDF reports to customers and local building officials. The NATE Toolkit+ app is the essential app for anyone in the HVAC industry. It is a compilation of most of the individual iPhone and iPad applications offered by Carmel Software plus bonus software, including the HVACR Equipment Locator, HVACR PT Chart, HVAC Refrigerant Charge, HVAC Duct Sizer, HVAC Quick Load, HVAC Psychometric Chart, ASHRAE Ventilation Calcs, and HVAC Pipe Sizer Gas modules. For more information and to order, visit www.store.natex.org/accessories.
Thermostat Recycling Corporation, founded in 1998, is a non-profit stewardship organization that assumes all costs to transport and properly dispose of mercury switch thermostats. TRC maintains a network of more than 3,600 collection sites nationwide and has recovered more than 1.8 million thermostats since its inception. It’s easy and free for HVAC contractors to recycle — learn more here
Summer Sales at the
NATE Online Store
We’re celebrating summer with great discounts at the NATE Online Store! We’ve cut prices on select NATE decals, and apparel, and are offering some BOGO (buy one get one 1/2 off) deals* on accessories to help you show your NATE pride all summer long! We also offer the popular Preparing for the NATE Exam study guide series, including the new Commercial Refrigeration exam guide. With the click of your mouse, you can shop 24/7. Visit www.store.natex.org to shop and save today!
NATE to Offer EPA 608 Exams in September
Beginning in September 2015, approved NATE testing organizations and proctors will be able to order and administer exams for EPA 608 Type–I, Type–II, Type–III, Universal certifications via our online testing platform with Castle Worldwide. See www.natex.org in the coming weeks for details.
Is Your Contracting Business Listed at HVACRAdvice.com?
NATE Consumer Contractor Connection (C3) Contractors can list and advertise for free at www.hvacradvice.com, which sees over 5,000 visitors monthly. For more information and to register (contractor must have at least 25% of eligible install and service technicians NATE-certified), visit http://www.natex.org/C3. Already a NATE C3 contractor? Then be sure to login at www.mynate.org to make sure your listing is up to date, including your website and special offers.
Did you know the NATE Career Center connects you with current NATE and ICE certified technicians looking for work? Don’t waste your time with ordinary methods of recruiting or job hunting. Take your employment bid to the next level. Visit www.jobs.natex.org for details.
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