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May 2017: Connect with NATE
In the May issue of the NATE advantage, we continue to observe our 20th anniversary. Technicians, help NATE to celebrate you by sharing fun photos using the #CelebrateWithNate. Contractors, take advantage of the free Consumer Contractor Connection (C3) program to support your business. Learn about the NATE Technical Committee's review of the AC Exam and how recertification fees can paid entirely online!
Do you wear your NATE with pride? Then we’d love to see! Help NATE celebrate 20 years of certification excellence by sharing fun photos of yourself or fellow NATE-certified technicians wearing your NATE patches. We want to see you – out on the job, at the office, helping your customers, in a training class or whatever you see fit. Get creative and share your pics with us! Email with your name, phone number and photo for a chance to win cool prizes! Keep in mind that your first name and photo may be posted to our Facebook and Twitter pages. Stay tuned to, as well as our social media accounts using #CelebrateWithNATE, to celebrate with us all year long!

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NATE Technical Committee Reviews AC Exam
NATE continues to ensure that its exams meet the highest standard of quality, with questions that are clear, relevant to the industry and set at the appropriate skill level. The NATE technical committee - comprised of experts in education, manufacturing, distribution and contracting - met on April 12th and 13th at the company headquarters in Arlington, VA, to review the Air Conditioning Service exam. Updated questions will be incorporated into a new exam form to be implemented this fall.

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Contractors, Enjoy Free Advertising with NATE!
Ready to take your business to the next level? Register to become a member of the NATE Consumer Contractor Connection (C3) program today! The NATE C3 program allows you to gain access to new customers seeking NATE-certified technicians and your company benefits from association with the leading certification organization in the HVACR industry. Whether you are a one-person shop or have NATE-certified technicians in multiple locations, a free listing on our website puts you in touch with more than 5,000 visits monthly. To qualify, a contractor must have at least 25 percent of its eligible service and installation technicians NATE-certified. Visit to find out more about the program today!

Pay Recertification Fees Online
Pay Recertification Fees Online Why let the time and money spent on earning your certification go to waste? Technicians seeking NATE recertification who already have a minimum of S - 16 Continuing Education Hours (CEH) reported to NATE can pay recertification fees online at If needed, technicians can confirm CEH’s reported to NATE by logging in at or calling 877-420-6283.
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