NFI Gas Specialist

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NFI Gas Specialist

The NFI Gas Certification signifies that a technician has passed a rigorous exam covering a wide variety of topics that pertain to the proper planning and installation of gas hearth appliances.  Based on a detailed industry survey, known as a Job Analysis, an extensive list of vital knowledge statements and tasks was developed.  This list is updated on a regular basis to ensure that the knowledge and tasks list keep up with ever changing products.  The current certification exam is based on the 5th Edition Gas Reference manual. Topics covered in the manual and on the exam include:

  • Codes and standards
  • Valves
  • Ignition systems
  • Thermostats and remote control
  • Burners
  • Fuel delivery
  • Draft and ventilation principles
  • Venting installation guidelines
  • Heat protection
  • Installation regulations
  • Troubleshooting and appendices on basic electricity, house pressure tests and tools and instruments.