The following application must be completed, signed by the Company Liaison, and returned to NAFA headquarters by December 31, 2020. Upon acceptance of this renewal application and appropriate fees, new NAFA certificates will be issued. Note: Please read all instructions carefully, failure to sign this application may result in a delay in application processing and subsequently the charge of a $100 late fee.
Section 1 – Continuing Education Requirements
To maintain CAFS Certification, individuals must complete eight (8) continuing education credits annually from the categories listed below*. No more than four (4) total credits will be accepted from any one category. These activities must have been completed between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020.
To maintain NCT (Level I and Level II) Certification, individuals must complete one (1) continuing education credit annually from the categories listed below*. This activity must have been completed between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020.
* If the certification was earned in the year 2020, no additional continuing education credits are required.
|4||Attend NAFA Technical Seminar||2||Serve as Chair or Vice Chair of NAFA committee and attend at least 2 committee meetings|
|4||Attend NAFA Annual Convention||2||Write a technical article for publication in Air Media or other recognized industry publication related to HVAC and air filtration|
|4||Attend an industry recognized multi day technical seminar (ASHRAE, INDA or similar)||2||Give a technical presentation at the NAFA Tech Seminar, Annual Convention or other event related to HVAC/IAQ/Air filtration or otherwise present technical information related to the industry for educational purposes|
|2||Attend a 2+ hour training seminar related to HVAC/IAQ/Filtration given by a supplier /manufacturer of HVAC/IAQ/Filtration related products||1||Present an in-house seminar or attend an in-house seminar presented by a CAFS or other industry expert on a topic related to HVAC/IAQ/Air Filtration|
|2||Attend 2+ hour seminar on HVAC, IAQ or filtration given by a related association or organization such as AABD, ACCA, AIA, AFE, AFS, AMIAQC, ASHE, ASHRAE, BOMA, CETA, EPA, IAQA, ICB, NAPE, NEBB, NEI, NSPE, RESE, SMACNA or TABB||1||Present or attend a webinar presented by a CAFS or other industry expert on a topic related to HVAC/IAQ/Air Filtration|