Welcome to North American Technician Excellence, Inc. The leading non-profit certification program for technicians in the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry and the only test supported by the entire industry.

NORTH AMERICAN TECHNICIAN EXCELLENCE

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Other Credentials

Ground Source Heat Pump Loop Installer

This is a test and certification for top level installation technicians in the Ground Source Heat Pump industry.  This certification does not require the passing of any other NATE exams to receive certification. Passing the Ground Source Heat Pump Loop Installer awards a 3 year certification.

The Ground Source Heat Pump Loop Installer is not currently available online. As this certification awards a joint accreditation with the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA), only proctors set up through IGSHPA’s testing organization are able to administer it. For more information about IGSHPA, please visit their website.

Once you pass the Ground Source Heat Pump Loop Installer test you will receive:

  • NATE certification as a Ground Source Heat Pump Loop Installer.
  • A NATE wallet card for Ground Source Heat Pump Loop Installer
  • The NATE Heating and Cooling Professional patch. You may purchase the additional patches if you wish at the NATE store.