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Working in home performance and HVAC takes a certain kind of person: dedicated, curious, hard-working, able to see and solve problems effectively. Working with AEA requires even more!
Our team of professionals are bristling with certifications. At AEA, our teams get trained, get certified, and stay certified by getting more training. It's how they stay on their toes, ready to accept any challenge.
We hold onto the best in the business by keeping a focus on our core values:
Our home performance teams include qualified:
Our HVAC teams are all licensed in their field, of course, but they are also:
The North American Technician Excellence (NATE) is a non-profit certification organization that is owned, operated, developed and supported by the entire HVAC/R industry. To be a NATE technician, each individual has to prove his or her knowledge of by passing specialized tests, and then must acquire a certain number of continuing education credits to keep the certification.
You have to work hard to earn the Carrier® Factory Authorized Dealer distinction. AEA proudly meets Carrier's rigorous national standards. Our HVAC professionals are always on top of the latest technical aspects of equipment installation, maintenance, and repair. Carrier backs it's heating and cooling equipment and it's factory authorized dealer with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Ask us for a copy of the guarantee for details and limitations.
RESNET (Residential Energy Services Network) is the certification body for HERS Raters (Home Energy Rating System). HERS Raters analyze your home's energy usage to produce a score on the HERS Index. A HERS Rating is required for new homes under energy efficient or green building certifications such as ENERGY STAR and LEED. AEA offers HERS testing as part of our Builder Services.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires ENERGY STAR certified buildings to meet strict energy performance standards so that they use less energy, are less expensive to operate, and cause fewer greenhouse gas emissions. AEA offers ENERGY STAR consulting as part of our Builder Services.
To be part of ACCA's Quality Assured (QA) New Homes program a contractor must meet specific licensing and certification requirements, follow ANSI-approved standards when designing and installing HVAC equipment, and maintain paperwork and documentation related to ENERGY STAR-rated equipment installations as well as ENERGY STAR certified homes.
The Building Performance Institute (BPI) provides accreditation for building science-based home performance improvements using the "house as a system" philosophy -- looking at how all the parts of a building (the walls, attic, basement, combustion equipment, ventilation sources) work together. This way, when you do upgrades, your home becomes more durable, healthier, and comfortable, as well as more energy efficient.