HVAC AC and Heating Certifications

HVAC technicians Rob and Kenny with Terrys AC and Heating serving Southwest HoustonTerry’s A/C & Heating dedicates considerable time in HVAC certifications, continuing education, and partnerships with heating and cooling manufacturers. We are committed to keeping up with the latest technology, innovations, and equipment to keep our customers and their families and coworkers comfortable indoors (especially if it is not so comfortable outdoors!).

It is our belief that a more highly trained technician can diagnose what is going on with your system more quickly and offer up solutions that save everyone time and money.

We spend 30-40 hours in continuing education each year, which is much longer than the average HVAC company. The following are HVAC certifications, continuing education and factory partnerships:

NATE Certification – Test-based, National CertificationNorth American Technician Excellence - Certifying the Finest in HVACR

Rob Terry and Kenny Langford have earned NATE certification (North American Technician Excellence) a voluntary credential that tests real-world working knowledge of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration technicians. Documented continuing education is required each year to re-certify. To earn the certification, contractors must pass a core exam and one specialty exam. Rob has passed the core exam and eight specialty exams, including AC Installation, AC Service, Heat Pump Installation, Heat Pump Service; Gas Heating Installation, Gas Heating Service, Air Distribution Installation, and Air Distribution Service. Kenny has passed the core exam and four specialty exams, including: AC Service, AC Installation, Heat Pump Service and Heat Pump Installation.

EPA Certification – Exam-based Training to Safely Handle Refrigerant

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Clean Air Act requires HVAC contractors to pass an exam to earn Section 608 Certification which allows technicians to purchase, handle, and dispose of refrigerant used in maintaining air conditioning and heating systems.

Ruud Pro Partner™ – Smart Partnerships with a Trusted HVAC Manufacturer

Ruud Pro PartnerWe adhere to a rigorous set of national standards which requires extra certifications and regular continuing education on Ruud® brand equipment and parts. This requires our technicians receive factory training to stay on top of the best ways to maintain, repair, and install the most reliable heating and cooling solutions for your home or business.

Terry’s A/C & Heating partners with Ruud for their reliability, quality, pioneering and sustainable heating and cooling products, and their commitment to service and support. Ruud is part of the Rheem® family of brands and has been committed to keeping families and businesses comfortable indoors for more than 100 years.  Rely on Ruud.™

Texas AC Contractor’s Licenses – Required Licensure for Every HVAC Company

Robert and Rex are both licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation which regulates Air Conditioning Contractors. The license is earned by documenting relevant experience, taking an examination, and keeping up with continuing education.

Robert R. Terry – TACLA00028346E (Class A) – this license allows work on any size HVAC unit, though the business specializes in residential and commercial HVAC for residential and light commercial (15 tons or less). Rob also holds an Environmental Air Conditioning ͞”E” endorsement.
Rex S. Terry – TACLB00000836C (Class B) – this license allows work on cooling systems of 25 tons and under and heating systems of 1.5 million BTUs/hour and under. Rex holds a combined endorsement ͞C͟which encompasses environmental air conditioning, commercial refrigeration, process cooling and heating.