TITLE XII
PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE

CHAPTER 153
STATE BOARD OF FIRE CONTROL

Certification of Heating Equipment Installers

Section 153:16-b

    153:16-b Certification of Heating Equipment Installers and Heating Equipment Service Personnel; Penalty. –
I. The mechanical licensing board established in RSA 153:27-a shall establish a voluntary certification program for certifying the following:
(a) Individuals involved in the installation of residential and non-residential heating equipment systems, water heating systems, or appliances using heating oil.
(b) Individuals involved in the servicing and repair of heating equipment, water heating systems, or appliances using heating oil.
II. The mechanical licensing board with the approval of the commissioner shall adopt rules, pursuant to RSA 541-A, relative to the establishment of minimum education and training standards for voluntarily certified heating equipment installers and heating equipment service personnel.
III. The mechanical licensing board with the approval of the commissioner shall adopt rules, which shall not be subject to RSA 541-A, relative to the establishment of fees for voluntary certification under this section. After the first year of this program, such fees shall be sufficient to produce estimated revenues equal to 125 percent of the direct operating expenses of the previous fiscal year. Fees collected shall be deposited in the general fund.
IV. Whoever falsely claims to be certified under this section through advertising, signage, or verbal representation shall be guilty of a violation if a natural person, or guilty of a misdemeanor if any other person.

Source. 2003, 300:1. 2006, 206:4. 2013, 275:3, eff. July 1, 2013.