ICB and TABB provide certified
professionals for the HVAC industry.

ICB/TABB Information for Engineers

Why spec TABB and use ICB/TABB certified professional? In a word, value.

The key to ensuring your project is completed correctly, on-time and on-budget is to use the most qualified technicians and contractors. And that means those with ICB/TABB certifications.

One requirement of maintaining certification is continuing compliance with the stringent ICB Code of Conduct:

“TABB-certified professionals practice their profession consistent with the leading TABB procedures and the highest quality of workmanship.”

ICB/TABB maintains the integrity of its certification program by:

  • Setting eligibility criteria for ICB/TABB-certified supervisors and contractors
  • Establishing testing procedures for ICB/TABB-certified supervisors
  • Requiring continuing education and compliance with eligibility criteria for renewal of certification
  • Periodically reviewing its recognition of technician certification

You’ve got enough on your plate. When you spec TABB for a properly-balanced HVAC system, that’s one less thing to worry about.

ICB/TABB has a well-deserved reputation as the gold standard of the industry. It is the first and only ANSI-accredited HVAC testing, adjusting and balancing certification program. It conforms to ISO/IEC Standard 17024 Conformity assessment — General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons. Other benefits include a SMACNA endorsement, the highest technician certification testing standards, and very low certification costs.

The aim of ICB/TABB’s certification standards is to make sure that ICB/TABB certified technicians, supervisors and contractors are competent, reliable, and qualified professionals.

Be sure to insist on TABB specifications for a properly-balanced HVAC system. Click here to download model specs.

View ICB/TABB checklist