Our Certifications Our team at Ocean Air Conditioning and Heating in Laguna Niguel strives to offer the best heating and cooling service around. The primary way we keep our expertise and continue to build knowledge about HVAC products is by earning industry certifications. Find out more about the certifications our technicians have received below. North American Technician Excellence (NATE) NATE is North America’s largest non-profit heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration certification organization. NATE certified technicians perform outstanding installation and maintenance on your heating and cooling systems. These technicians have demonstrated their knowledge in the HVAC specialty areas including: Air conditioning Air distribution Heat pumps Gas heating Oil heating Industry Competency Exams (ICE) Industry Competency Exams, administered by NATE, measure industry-agreed standards of basic competency for new technicians (one year of experience or less). Many schools require students to participate in at least one exam prior to graduation. Content covered in the exam spans HVAC areas in: residential, light commercial and commercial refrigeration. Earning ICE Certification signifies a technician is competent in the service and installation for the HVAC content area. SunSource® Solar-Ready Dealer Designation As a Lennox SunSource Solar-Ready Dealer, Ocean Air Conditioning and Heating has received San Joaquin Hills certification requirements for residential solar installations. We’ve completed training, and we’re knowledgeable not only about the solar-ready Lennox® products we offer in San Joaquin Hills, but also your community’s utility requirements, rebates and incentives. We can help make your SunSource Home Energy System installation process smooth and simple. Refrigeration Service Engineers Society Since 1933, Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) has been a leader in training and education for professional HVACR technicians and contractors. Ocean Air is a proud member of the RSES and our team is fully certified in refrigeration repair services.