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NATE Advantage October 2015

25 Nov 2015


The NATE Advantage – October 2015

The NATE Advantage
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October 2015: New Apps and Certification
Exams From NATE Available Now

In this issue of The NATE Advantage, learn about EPA 608 certification exams available from NATE approved proctors. Also, discover the new ResLoad-J and Toolkit+ Apps, learn how to pay NATE recertification fees online, upload training certificates, and update your C3 listing at HVACRAdvice.com.

In This Issue…

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NATE Now Offers EPA 608 Certification Exams
Approved NATE testing organizations and proctors can now order and administer exams for EPA 608 Type–I, Type–II, Type–III, Universal certifications via our online testing platform with Castle Worldwide. Training guides for the exams are also now available at the NATE Online Store. To find a testing location nearest you to schedule a test session, visit www.natex.org/test


Pay NATE Recertification Fees at NATE Store
You can now pay your recertification fees online at the NATE store at https://store.natex.org/techncian-recertification. These fees (starting at $25) are only for technicians seeking recertification of NATE certifications who already have a minimum of 16 continuing education hours (CEH) recorded to NATE. You can check CEH recorded (and update your contact information) by logging in at www.mynate.org or contacting NATE.


Submit Proof of Training for NATE Recertification
Did you know that NATE-certified professionals can upload training certificates of attendance directly to their MyNATE accounts to count toward their recertification goal of 16 hours? For more information, visit http://www.natex.org/site/345/Technicians/Recertification/Continuing-Education

NATE ResLoad-J and Toolkit+ Apps Now Available
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.
You Must Update Your Contracting Business Listing at HVACRAdvice.com
If you have registered as a Consumer Contractor Connection (C3) contractor with NATE, updates to your listing at http://hvacradvice.com/site/324/About-NATE/Find-A-NATE-Certified-Technician are not made by NATE. Be sure to login at www.mynate.org to update your records:

  • To change company name, address or contact information, service mileage radius, or the total number of technicians employed
  • To add your company website, update company description and special offers
  • To add newly certified NATE technicians
  • To remove technicians you no longer employ

Interested in registering your business? 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. If you need your login information, please contact us at asknate@natex.org

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