LEBANON, TENN. –– Lochinvar Corp. has announced that its Knight Service School, part of the annual Lochinvar University program, has been approved for North American Technician Excellence Inc. (NATE) training. As the leading non-profit testing organization for HVACR professions, NATE offers candidates installation and service certification programs in a wide range of industry categories. Lochinvar’s Knight Service School, which instructs technicians on the installation, operation and service of Knight Wall Mount and Floor Standing Heating Boilers, is now included among the NATE-recognized continuing education programs.
Industry professionals who attend the Knight Service School, which is offered multiple times throughout the year at Lochinvar’s training facility in Lebanon, Tenn., receive information about the design and construction of the Knight Heating Boilers, installation requirements, sequence of operation and troubleshooting procedures, as wells as hands-on training focused on the firing and assembly/disassembly of boilers.
Participants also have the opportunity to tour Lochinvar’s Manufacturing and Engineering Facilities. Completion of the Knight Service School counts towards continuing education hours for NATE-certified technicians, many of whom use their certification to showcase their expertise to benefit their business and their company’s bottom line.
“As a company committed to providing the highest quality training and education, all of us at Lochinvar take great pride in the recent third-party recognition of the Knight Service School by NATE,” stated Stirling Boston, director of marketing. “NATE is known throughout the industry for its high standards for the training and testing that ultimately lead to certification, and we consider it an honor to provide technicians with the knowledge and expertise they need to achieve certification.”
Headquartered in Arlington, Va., NATE was founded in 1997 and is the nation’s largest non-profit certification organization for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration technicians. NATE is the only technician certification organization governed, owned, operated, developed and supported by the HVACR industry.