How much does a heating and air conditioning or refrigeration contractor bond cost in Alabama?
The Alabama Board of Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors require those wishing to become HVAC contractors to obtain a $15,000 surety bond.
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|Bond Type||Bond Amount||Cost|
|$15,000 Heating and Air Conditioning or Refrigeration Bond||$15,000||$100|
Why do I need this bond?
Heating, air conditioning or refrigeration contractors must obtain a bond in accordance to Chapter 440 in the Administrative Code. Contractors must take four credit hours of class every year to keep their license. The bond protects the the general public from financial loss resulting from the principal’s (Contractor’s) actions up to the full amount of the bond. The surety will pay the initial claim, and the principal must reimburse the surety at a later date.
What’s the fine print?
Heating and air conditioning or refrigeration contractor bonds are in effect for one-year terms and must be renewed annually. The surety has the right to cancel the bond. However, they must give 15 days’ written notice to the principal and obligee before the cancellation takes effect.
How to become a heating and air conditioning or refrigeration contractor in Alabama
Contractors must be licensed with the Board of Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. Applicants must submit the following materials to be considered for a license:
- Completed application
- $165 certification fee
- Completion of required education
- Payment of additional applicable fees
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