HPC Tech Team Expands NFI Safety Certification
DAYTON, OH – HPC, the leading gas fire pit manufacturer, recently announced that Phil Weisenborn, technical service representative, has completed and passed NFI Safety Certification. NFI. The National Fireplace Institute is the leading training and certification agency in the gas products industry. NFI provides increased public safety by establishing credible, nationally-recognized credentials for professionals involved in planning and installing residential hearth appliances and venting systems. NFI’s continuing education programs further promote safety, understanding, and responsibility in all facets of the hearth, patio, and barbecue products through professional training and consumer education.
“NFI certification is a must at HPC,” says HPC Technical Services Manager Chad Ewing. “Having our representatives like Phil be NFI-certified demonstrates our commitment to safety and providing our customers with a knowledgeable service team.”
HPC, based in Dayton, Ohio, is the leading manufacturer of gas fire features and fire-and-water features for residential and commercial applications. Its products are available through hundreds of specialty retailers and select online merchants.
The National Fireplace Institute® is the professional certification division of the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Education Foundation (HPBEF), a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization for the hearth industry. NFI’s objective is to increase public safety by establishing meaningful credentials for professionals involved in planning and installing residential hearth appliances and venting systems.
NFI certifies planners and installers in four hearth product categories based on fuel type:
NFI also recognizes individuals who have successfully gained all three NFI Saftey Certifications as Master Hearth Professionals. These individuals have reached the highest level of certification in the hearth industry.
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