East Bethel, MN – Certified Chimney Professionals, a national Chimney Sweeping Certification Board announces today that 2nd Generation Chimneys has achieved the dual chimney certifications of Certified Chimney Professional (CCP) and Certified Chimney Reliner (CCR).
The CCP course consists of a comprehensive chimney sweeping manual and independent testing. CCP candidates receive 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.
The CCR course consists of a comprehensive chimney relining manual and independent testing. CCR candidates receive training in the following subjects: Chimney inspections and inspection standards; chimney liners; general chimney relining; clay and ceramic liners; relining coatings; metal liners and metallurgy; cast-in-place liners; prefab and factory-built relining; gas/oil relining; insulation and UL standards.
These in-depth programs 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 CCP & CCR designation also agree to abide by a…