Become NFI Certified
National Fireplace Institute
The only national certification program designed for hearth product planners and installers. Our objective is to increase public safety by establishing meaningful credentials for hearth professionals. NFI certifies in three hearth product categories based on fuel type:
NFI Gas Specialist
NFI Woodburning Specialist
NFI Pellet Specialist
Master Hearth Professionals are individuals who have successfully gained all three NFI Certifications, the highest level of certification in the hearth industry.
Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Regional Training Meetings
Attendees of the MWHPBA Annual Meeting can earn up to 6 CEU’s in just one day towards their NFI or CSIA re-certification. We provide industry-related courses designed to improve your business taught by industry experts. Group Discounts: Owners bring your employees and save.
With HE@RTH Online Training, you and your company's staff can easily and affordably get effective training and NFI CEU's.
We offer recorded versions of our live classes as well as recordings of some of the great sessions offered at the HPBExpo. Access the OnDemand classes at any time.
Each year the HPB Education Foundation delivers a wide variety of education sessions at HPBExpo. Topics include technical, sales, management, outdoor living and manufacturer specific training taught by industry experts. Education is just one more reason why HPBExpo is so very important.
Many hearth product manufacturers recommend that their products are installed by NFI Certified Specialists. Training sessions from these companies are normally awarded NFI CEUs. Please contact them for their current schedule of training sessions.
Many manufacturers, distributors, associations and guilds offer training that are awarded NFI CEUs.