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EPA Section 608 Certification

Section 608 of the US Federal Clean Air Act requires all persons who work with regulated refrigerants on stationary equipment to be certified.

EPA Section 609 Certification

Section 609 of the US Federal Clean Air Act requires all persons who work with regulated refrigerants on motor vehicle air conditioning equipment to be certified.

Universal R-410a Certification

Know the facts to safely perform service on systems containing R-410A, R-407C and other near azeotropic blends.

H.E.A.T. Student Outcome Assessments

End of program assessments for high school programs. Written and hands on assessments available.

Employment Ready Certifications

End of course discipline specific exams that validate retained knowledge necessary for employment in the HVACR industry.

Specialty Certifications

Specialty exams covering maximizing energy efficiency, safety, sustainable concepts, and reducing warranty cost.

Hydrocarbon Refrigerants

This certificate course is intended for the technician in understanding the requirements of safely maintaining and servicing systems that utilize those flammable refrigerants currently approved under the EPA's SNAP program.

Professional Level Certifications

A series of challenging discipline specific exams for HVACR technicians with two or more years of documented field experience.

Master Specialist Certifications

A series of challenging hands on certifications that allow a technician to demonstrate they can apply their retained knowledge.

Educator Credentialing Exams

A series of exams that validate an instructor has mastered the subject matter to teach the competencies of their curriculum.

Energy Auditing Certifications

A series of written and performance certifications to validate a person has the retained knowledge to perform residential energy audits.

Residential Heat Load Certification

Measures one's ability to properly determine the heating and cooling load of a structure, ensuring optimal system performance, less energy consumption, longer equipment life, and greater customer satisfaction.

System Performance Certification

A four-part, 100-question certification examination that tests a person’s knowledge of the processes and procedures required to ensure HVAC systems are performing at maximum efficiency.

Duct and Envelope Certification

Measures one’s knowledge of envelope and duct leakage testing procedures, methods of expressing results, and terminology.

Green Awareness Certification

Measures knowledge of green concepts, terminology and systems, including energy efficiency, energy management, comfort heating cooling combination systems, HVACR, electrical, plumbing.

Combustion Analysis Certification

This exam focuses on the combustion process, fuel properties, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and excess air. Testing and adjustment of the combustion process, carbon monoxide and flue gas constituents are thoroughly assessed.

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