Certifications at 1st Choice Service Group Inc We’re dedicated to providing the Asheville community with the best heating and cooling service around. To do so, we’ve completed rigorous training to receive the industry certifications you see below. Learn more about our certifications here and give us a shout at 828-551-2913 to speak with one of representatives in person. North American Technician Excellence (NATE) NATE is North America’s largest and most prestigious certification in the heating and cooling industry. NATE certified technicians have demonstrated expertise in the installation, service and maintenance practice of heating and cooling equipment and can gain recognition in these specific areas of specialty: Air conditioning Air distribution Heat pumps Gas heating Oil heating Hydronics gas Hydronics oil Ground source heat pump loop installer Senior HVAC Efficiency Analyst Dave Lennox Premier Dealer™ To receive status as a Dave Lennox Premier Dealer™, 1st Choice Service Group Inc in Asheville was trained and is regularly independently evaluated to ensure we give an unmatched level of customer service. We’ve partnered with Lennox®, a leading company in home comfort, to provide some of the best HVAC products in the industry. We keep our Dave Lennox Premier Dealer™ status by participating in an independent Customer Review program. The program gives customers an opportunity to provide honest feedback and share their opinions on our service quality, keeping us accountable for offering high quality work and customer service at all times. SunSource® Solar-Ready Dealer Designation Earning SunSource Solar-Ready Dealer designation from Lennox means that we’ve completed training on solar-ready products, sales and tech. We’ve also become knowledgeable in Asheville utility requirements for solar installations and rebates, and we’re familiar with local grid interconnectivity abilities. And, we’ve started or completed solar training and certifications so we can lead you though a quick and stress-free purchase and installation process.