ARLINGTON, VA. – (September 3, 2013) – North American Technician Excellence (NATE) in partnership with Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES), is offering NATE certification testing at the 76th RSES Conference and HVACR Technology Expo, in conjunction with the EKA 50th Annual Conference. The annual conference runs October 23-26 at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA.
The NATE test session is scheduled for October 23, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. in the Sheraton Station Square Hotel Edenburg Room. Technicians can choose to take the NATE Core exam and/or a NATE specialty exam for $100.00 each.
One of the ways technicians can prepare for the NATE exams is to attend a four-hour course hosted by RSES in the Sheraton Station Square Hotel Grand Station III Room, from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. The course will be led by RSES Certified Trainer Art Miller, CMS.
NATE will also host Exhibitor Showcase session on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. during the Technology Expo for those who wish to learn more about NATE certification.
“NATE is pleased to partner with RSES to offer NATE testing during its annual conference. Through its products and services, RSES has helped thousands of technicians successfully pursue NATE certification. We hope technicians from far and wide take advantage of the opportunity to take the NATE exam this while attending the RSES Conference and HVACR Technology Expo,” said NATE COO John Lanier.
“RSES is delighted NATE continues its prominent role in our Annual Conference,” says RSES EVP Mark Lowry. “NATE certification and RSES education are a natural fit and we’re delighted to be able to offer technicians both opportunities at once. There’s no better place for HVACR professionals to expand their knowledge, and earn the credentials to prove it!”
In addition, RSES is waiving the one-day conference registration fee for those who register for the NATE course and test session. For more information, visit www.rses.org/conference.aspx
NATE test session registration forms are available on the NATE website (www.natex.org/nate-events/rses-annual-conference-and-hvacr-technology-expo) and the RSES website (www.rses.org).
Headquartered in Arlington, Va., NATE was founded in 1997 as the nation’s largest industry-endorsed, non-profit certification organization for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration technicians. Candidates can earn installation and/or service certification in specialty areas including air-conditioning, air distribution, heat pumps, gas heating, oil heating, hydronics gas, hydronics oil, and commercial, light commercial refrigeration and senior efficiency analyst. NATE also offers the International Ground Source Heat Pump test. For more information about NATE, visit www.natex.org.
RSES is the world’s leading education, training and certification association for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration professionals. RSES credentials include its Active Specialized Member, Certificate Member and Certificate Member Specialist categories, as well as one of the largest EPA Section 608 certification programs in the industry. Founded in 1933, RSES is a non-profit organization of more than 11,000 members in nearly 150 chapters in the U.S. and Canada, as well as affiliate organizations worldwide. For more information, visit www.rses.org.
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