Qualifications

Flue Tech has the Qualifications You Need for your Fireplace, Wood Stove, Chimney, Flue, or Venting Installation and Service

Flue Tech is fully insured and licensed. Copies of both are always available and ready for our clients’ inspection. Listed below are just a few of the organizations we belong to, along with link to their sites.

Our licenses and qualifications guarantee the peace of mind and safety you want for your fireplace, wood stove, chimney, flue, or venting installation and service in Rockland, Bergen, Westchester, and Fairfield Counties, Manhattan, and the NY, NJ, CT. Tri-State Area.

 

 

CSIA (Chimney Safety Institute of America)

The CSIA, established in 1983, is a non-profit, educational institution, dedicated to educating the public about the prevention of chimney safety hazards.

We are both Certified Chimney Sweeps and Certified Dryer Exhaust Technicians (C-Det).

 

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Better Business Bureau

“BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust.”

 

 

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NCSG (National Chimney Sweep Guild)

“It is the mission of the National Chimney Sweep Guild to promote the success of its members by providing progressive services, encouraging professionalism and ethical accountability,and advancing the chimney venting industry through public awareness of the trade.”

 

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NEHPBA (Northeast Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association)

“The Northeast Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association is for all Northeast region retailers, reps, distributors and service professionals in the hearth, patio, or barbecue industry. A membership in NEHPBA has several benefits for you and your company, such as NFI Certification, education on products and the industry, interaction through annual meetings and discussions, and unification of the industry.”

 

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NYSCSG (New York State Chimney Sweep Guild)

The New York State Chimney Sweep Guild is the largest state association of chimney sweeps in the country. Through strong membership, our association promotes chimney and fire safety programs for the public as well as providing education and training opportunities for our members. Member companies demonstrate an additional strong commitment to our trade, and to the safety of the public we serve.

 

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NYSCSG Connecticut Member (New York State Chimney Sweep Guild Ct Member)

Connecticut is an affiliate division of the New York State Chimney Sweep Guild. Membership is fully voluntary, and is the hallmark of a company that has made a strong commitment to the chimney service trade. The Guild affords our members extra educational opportunities to bring you the most up-to-date techniques in the services they provide. Membership also means they have subscribed to our strict code of ethics in business and safety practices.

 

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National Fireplace Institute®

“The National Fireplace Institute® (NFI) is the professional certification division of the HPB Education Foundation, 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 appliance and venting systems. NFI, established in 2002, certifies planners and installers in three hearth product categories based upon fuel type:

  • NFI Gas Specialist
  • NFI Woodburning Specialist
  • NFI Pellet Specialist. “

 

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NFPA (National Fire Protection Association)

Established in 1896, NFPA serves as the world’s leading advocate of fire prevention and is an authoritative source on public safety. In fact, NFPA’s 300 codes and standards influence every building, process, service, design, and installation in the United States, as well as many of those used in other countries.

 

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Certified Master Chimney Technician

Chimney Professional Certification

By Sweeps…For Sweeps™

Our certifications are intended to fortify the experienced chimney professional’s knowledge, and to allow the experienced chimney professional the chance to prove by independent testing that they have attained a professional level of knowledge of the codes, standards and practices of a Certified Chimney Professional™ or a Certified Chimney Reliner™ and to achieve the designation. The Certified Master Chimney Technician™ is a designation achieved by veteran chimney professionals with a minimum of 8 years experience and 6 years of certification.

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The F.I.R.E. Certified Inspector

The F.I.R.E. Certified Inspector Program is the first and only inspection certification within the hearth industry. This certification was developed over ten years ago and has proven to be the gold standard of this industry. This professional education provides detailed instruction on the inspection and investigation of fireplaces, chimneys, vented appliances, and vent free products. This professional program includes but is not limited to the applicable building codes, manufacturer’s specifications, product identification, listing requirements, case study, historical performance, product design and application, inspection methodology, report writing, and fire technology. This Program also includes hands-on training in actual inspection techniques, photography and basic investigation techniques. Students are required to demonstrate these skills in a lab setting by recognizing multiple defects and reporting them.

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