January 1, 2009
NATE Turns 10: A Decade of Technician Excellence
This article was originally printed on October 1, 2007.
Editor’s Note: Contracting Business first interviewed NATE president Rex Boynton at HVAC Comfortech 1997 in Nashville, TN, and CB and NATE have worked as partners on many levels in the intervening decade. The story from that initial interview appeared in the October, 1997 issue of CB, so we thought our October, 2007 issue was the right place to celebrate what NATE has accomplished in its first 10 years.
Nate? Who’s he?
Back in 1997, it wasn’t uncommon to field a question about identity when discussing North American Technician Excellence. Today, 10 years down the road, there’s a very clear answer as to who NATE is: NATE is more than 25,000 professional technicians from across North America who every day bring high levels of quality and value to the entire HVAC industry. NATE president Rex Boynton recently spoke with CB to look back at what has been a whirlwind first 10 years for the organization, and look ahead eagerly to the next 10.
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