Brookshire, Texas, July 31, 2013, 6:00 am -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Certified Chimney Professionals, a national Chimney Sweeping Certification Board announces today that Clayton Brink of American Fireplace Inc. has earned the Certified Master Chimney Technician (CMCT) Designation.
The CMCT course consists of a having a minimum of 8 years' experience and 6 years of past comprehensive chimney sweeping certification testing. CMCT candidates, besides having outstanding experience, have received training in the following subjects: chimney inspections and inspection standards; science of fuels and combustion; heating and venting systems, cleaning of fireplaces, wood stoves, heaters, inserts, pellet stoves and masonry stoves. Also included is cleaning of chimneys for oil/gas boilers and furnace systems as well as problems with the performance of chimneys and vents.
This in-depth program also includes the candidates study and knowledge of the NFPA 211; The National Fire Protections Association Standard for Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents, and Solid Fuel-Burning Appliances – 2013 Edition.
All candidates for the CMCT designation also agree to abide by a professional code of ethics. “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, Certified Chimney Reliner, or a Certified Master Chimney Technician and to achieve the designation” states Marshall Peters, Director of Certified Chimney Professionals.
Additionally, Mr. Peters asks the following questions: “When it comes to fire, would you leave your home in the hands of just any guy with a ladder and a brush? Why not instead, trust your chimney to a Certified Chimney Professional who has proven by independent testing that they have demonstrated a professional level knowledge of chimneys and vents.”
“We are pleased to announce that Clayton Brink has achieved this CMCT designation.” states Mr. Peters further.
“I am pleased to have been able to increase my knowledge base and expertise by meeting the requirements of the CMCT designation.” Stated Mr. Brink,” My clients can continue to count on our team to provide more of the chimney and air duct services that they have relied on for the past 20 years”
About American Fireplace Inc.
American Fireplace Inc. provides chimney cleaning, chimney repair and residential air duct cleaning services. For more than 20 years, it has served more than 10,000 customers in Houston, Texas (TX) and the surrounding areas including Beaumont, Brenham, College Station, Galveston, Katy, Kingwood, Lake Jackson, Woodlands, Richmond, Spring and Sugarland. American Fireplace Inc., We Care about Your Air!
About Certified Chimney Professionals Certifications
The Chimney Safety Institute of America is proud to be the source of America's leading chimney and venting education for chimney sweeps, professionals in affiliated industries and homeowners. CSIA has education ranging from a six-day in-person classroom/hands-on workshop environment for the National Chimney Sweep Training School, to online education.
Clayton Brink, President
American Fireplace Inc.
35574 Pontiac Drive
United States of America
Phone: (281) 497-2446
Toll-free: (855) 497-2446