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Why Choose NATE-Certified Technicians

May 4, 2016

Trane System being Installed

Whether you need HVAC equipment installation, maintenance or repair in your Palm Springs home or business, it’s important to choose a reputable contractor to perform the work. One way to ensure that the job will be done right—the first time around—is to choose a company that employs a team of NATE-certified technicians.

After all, finding the right HVAC company is one of the best ways to ensure that your HVAC system operates at peak performance for as long as possible—and that company’s certified technicians are the professionals that you’ll count on to keep you comfortable.

What is NATE?

Founded in 1997, North American Technician Excellence (NATE) is the nation’s largest non-profit certification organization for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration technicians. Headquartered in Virginia, NATE is the certification organization that was developed by, and has been supported by, the entire HVACR industry for nearly 20 years.

NATE is in the business to test and train its members with real-world experiences and problems, and it covers all areas of HVAC. So, being NATE certified means that a technician has passed specialized tests in specific areas, such as air conditioning, heat pumps, gas and oil furnaces, refrigeration and air distribution. When technicians pass one of these tests, they prove their knowledge and hands-on abilities at installing, maintaining and repairing the equipment that falls within these categories.

Ultimately, NATE is responsible for certifying technicians, not supervising or employing them. Once technicians are certified, discerning HVAC contractors, like Timo’s Air Conditioning & Heating, then hire them so that they can provide the best service possible to valued customers, like you.

Benefits of Hiring NATE-Certified Technicians

Is there really a difference between hiring any old technician and hiring one with a NATE certification? Absolutely. When homeowners work with NATE-certified technicians, they can rest assured that they’re receiving the best installation, repair and maintenance services available.

Here are a few of the benefits of working with NATE-certified technicians:

  • Repairs and installations done right—the first time around. Thanks to their superior knowledge, NATE-certified technicians receive fewer callbacks from dissatisfied customers than technicians who aren’t certified. This means less time, hassle and money—and a quicker return to your day-to-day routine.
  • Fast, efficient repairs. NATE-certified technicians are familiar with the various problems that can plague HVAC equipment. At Timo’s, specifically, there’s not one issue that our team hasn’t encountered. NATE-certified technicians have the know-how to quickly diagnose and repair problems. This gets your system up and running before you even have a chance to break a sweat.
  • Accurate advice and knowledge. Have a question about AC maintenance? Want to know the best filter to use for your unique HVAC system? A NATE-certified technician has the expertise to answer all of your HVAC-related questions, on the spot.
  • Cost-effective, energy-efficient recommendations. When you invest in a new comfort system, you want to get the most out of your upgrade. NATE-certified technicians consistently offer proper installation, maintenance and repair services—enabling you to enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing that your unit will operate safely and efficiently, season after season.

Trust the NATE-Certified Technicians at Timo’s

Before you entrust your comfort to a contractor, make sure that they’re fully qualified for the job. At Timo’s Air Conditioning & Heating, we insist that our team members are insured, licensed and trained as skilled, NATE–certified professionals. This means that they have undergone rigorous coursework and passed specialized exams that indicate their knowledge and proficiency in HVAC repairs, service and installation.

To learn more about how our NATE-certified technicians can help you, call us today at 760.475.9542 or fill out our online form.

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