How to Study for R-410A Certification

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How to Study for R-410A Certification

In a previous post, we discussed the merits of receiving your R-410A certification. Now, understanding the importance of this certification from Mainstream Engineering, how should you go about studying for the exam? Like any form of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification exam, it is best to devote at least a little time to studying. In…

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The Need for R-410A Certification

Mainstream Engineering is proud to offer many certification programs, all of which provide heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) training in key areas. One of the main certifications offered by Mainstream is Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Section 608 certification. While this EPA certification gives some preliminary insight into the use of the refrigerant R-410A,…

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Get Your Indoor Air Quality Certification!

As a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) technician, part of your job is ensuring that the buildings you service maintain a comfortable environment for the people that live and work in them. Thanks to the various certification programs from Mainstream Engineering, your customers can be sure that you are caring for their working and…

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The Value of PM Technician Certification

Perhaps you spent weeks studying for your Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Section 608 Certification exam. You worked hard studying for the test, and finally passed the exam with flying colors, but what is there for you to do next? At Mainstream Engineering, we have the answer. The first step most people take after obtaining their…

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Making the Most Of Your EPA Practice Test

Mainstream Engineering offers software to help you prepare for several different EPA certifications, with a primary focus on EPA Section 608 Type I certification. Luckily, practice tests are included within that software. Practice tests can be one of the most useful tools to use when preparing for any test, and that is particularly true when…

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The History of Refrigerant Certification In The U.S.

Obtaining Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification for handling refrigerants is crucial to any HVAC business. Without certification and the expertise gained from it, HVAC professionals become at risk to substantially harming themselves or the environment. Despite the importance of certification, people new to HVAC training might wonder how the EPA came to require certification for…

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Studying for Your EPA Section 608 Type I Exam

Are you nervous about your EPA Section 608 Type I Certification exam? This exam can be nerve-wracking since it determines whether you can legally buy refrigerants in the United States. Buying refrigerants can advance your career as an HVAC professional greatly, so getting certified is a must. At Mainstream Engineering, we would like to help…

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Show Off Your EPA Certifications With Mainstream Engineering

Mainstream Engineering Corporation and EPATest.com are here to serve as your number-one source for EPA certifications. Over the past 25 years, our proctors have awarded nearly 600,000 certifications, and we are improving our services every day. If you’re here looking for professional EPA testing, you’re in the right place! Our full collection of study guides,…

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Answering EPA 608 FAQs

Any HVAC technician looking to make a career in the industry will likely be required to take an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) test that certifies their ability to safely and effectively deal with commercial refrigerants. Whether you’re planning on working with building air conditioning systems (EPA 608) or motor vehicle air conditioners (EPA 609), it’s…

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Our EPA Certification Firm Highlights Our Offered Certification Programs

In order to work with refrigerants, all professionals are mandated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to be certified for the job. If you plan on servicing air conditioning or refrigeration systems, it is necessary to achieve your certification before you can do so. EPA testing can become an intensive process, which is why our…

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