NFI Pellet Specialist

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NFI Pellet Specialist

The NFI Pellet 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 pellet 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 Pellet Reference manual. Topics covered in the manual and on the exam include:

• Pellet fuel combustion.
• Pellet fuel standards.
• Fuel delivery systems.
• Combustion air delivery.
• Venting systems.
• Installation planning.
• Service and troubleshooting guidelines.
• Codes and standards.
• Fuel corn characteristics.
• Combustibles and floor protection.