Abacus is an Approved NATE Testing Organization in Houston, TX

If you’re looking for a reputable company to help you get the certification you need to take your career to the next level, then Abacus is the place for you!

Abacus is an approved NATE Testing Organization in Houston, TX. NATE (North American Technician Excellence) is the largest certification organization for HVACR (heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration) professionals in the United States. Being NATE certified will help you stand out from other technicians and can help you excel in your career.

In order to become a NATE Certified professional, a technician must pass the Core Service exam and at least one specialty exam.

The core exam will cover and test your knowledge in areas such as:

  • Pressure & Temperature
  • Basic A/C Systems
  • Temperature & Air Flow Meters
  • Voltage & Current
  • Using Electric Meters
  • OHM’s Law
  • Transformers
  • Control Symbols
  • Motors

The specialty exams will cover and test your knowledge in areas such as:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Distribution
  • Heat Pumps
  • Gas Heating
  • Oil Heating
  • Hydronics Gas (service only)
  • Hydronics Oil (service only)

The HVACR industry is constantly changing. That’s why NATE-certified technicians must re-certify every two years. Abacus also offers continuing education classes for those looking to re-certify. Call Abacus today for more information about our NATE testing center.

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