North American Technician Excellence (NATE), has selected the fourth and final winner in the “Showcase Your NATE” Sweepstakes, which rewards contractors for promoting their NATE-certified technicians. Bovard Heating & Cooling, Altoona, PA submitted the winning entry, earning the company $1,000 in local advertising and/or NATE promotional materials. To demonstrate the various ways they showcase their NATE-certified technicians, the Bovard team submitted examples of their promotional brochures, informational videos and print ads that prominently feature NATE. One of their entries was randomly selected from the numerous submissions received from contractors throughout the country, including various examples of how each company highlights their NATE-certified technicians.

“We pride ourselves on hiring NATE-certified technicians, as we know they provide superior service to our customers,” Charlie Bovard, vice president and general manager for Bovard Heating & Cooling, says. “We look forward to continuing to provide knowledgeable, quality service and to spread the word about the importance of NATE certification to our customers and local community.”

The “Showcase Your NATE” Sweepstakes has rewarded four contractors in total for promoting their NATE-certified technicians. Winners submitted descriptions and pictures of the various ways that they use NATE to build consumer confidence and attract new customers. Each contractor won a $1,000 prize, which can be used towards local advertising and/or NATE promotional materials. Many entries were featured online, offering the contractor additional exposure and recognition for their commitment to quality work.

Bovard Heating & Cooling was founded 55 years ago by Glenn Bovard. Three generations later, the business is still family owned and operated, having grown to one of the largest HVAC dealers in the Altoona area. Visit for more information