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What Does It Mean to Be “NATE-Certified”?

While looking through our website you might have noticed that we mention our technician are NATE-certified. But that means nothing to homeowners if you don’t know what that means. Which is why we’re going to share with you exactly what being NATE-certified means—and why you should choose to work with a NATE-certified company!

What Does It Mean If an HVAC Company Is NATE-Certified?


North American Technician Excellence, Inc. (NATE) is the leading certification program for technicians in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry and offers the only test supported by the entire industry.

NATE exams reflect a consensus opinion of what technicians need to know to effectively service and install today’s sophisticated HVAC systems. All of the NATE tests are rigorous, multiple-choice, knowledge-based tests and validate a technician’s understanding of the material. NATE candidates may earn Installation and/or Service certification in one or more Specialty areas, including:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Distribution
  • Heat Pumps
  • Gas Heating
  • Oil Heating
  • Hydronics Gas (service only)
  • Hydronics Oil (service only)
  • Light Commercial Refrigeration (service only)
  • Commercial Refrigeration (service only)
  • Ground Source Heat Pump Loop Installer
  • Senior HVAC Efficiency Analyst

B. Carlson Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing’s technicians have passed NATE’s certifications and are ready to handle any of your HVAC needs in the Albuquerque, New Mexico area.

Why Are We NATE-Certified?

Our customers’ satisfaction is our top priority. Because of this, our team does everything in our power to ensure we’re able to provide you the best service possible. Your home’s HVAC system is a large investment, and you should only have the best company work on your heating and cooling systems. But every company claims their technicians are experienced and skilled, so how do you know which is the best choice? That’s where the NATE certification comes in handy, as only those who have passed the test earn the NATE certified label. When you see this on a website, you know the technicians have a working knowledge of HVAC equipment as they were able to pass the test.

So when you need HVAC service, you should look for NATE-certified technicians in your area, like those at B. Carlson Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing.

Benefits of Hiring a NATE-Certified Contractor in Albuquerque

Hiring a NATE-certified contractor for your heating and cooling needs in the Albuquerque area means:

  • Your HVAC system is installed correctly.
  • You’ll get faster repairs and service.
  • You will save on utility bills with a system that is optimized to run at peak performance and energy efficiency.
  • You won’t have to call back the company.
  • Your family and home will be treated with the utmost respect.
  • You’ll receive trustworthy advice on your home comfort needs.

NATE-Certified HVAC Technicians in Albuquerque, New Mexico

No matter your heating and cooling system needs, B. Carlson Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing is the company you can count on for consistent HVAC service! We have experience installing, replacing and repairing all types of HVAC systems throughout Albuquerque—see what your satisfied neighbors have to say about us!

Call our heating and cooling experts today at 505-225-3016 to learn more about our HVAC installation, maintenance, and repair services.

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