Certification programs for inspectors and technicians servicing the hearth industry. A nonprofit organization dedicated to the education, training and certification of chimney and industry related professionals, and educating the public about the dangers of chimney fires and other problems related to the maintenance and performance of chimney and venting systems. The North American industry association for manufacturers, retailers, distributors, representatives, service firms, and allied associates for all types of fireplace, stove, heater, barbecue, and outdoor living appliances and accessories. The Contractors State License Board protects consumers by regulating the construction industry through policies that promote the health, safety, and general welfare of the public in matters relating to construction. The National Chimney Sweep Guild is a non-profit trade association existing to promote the success of its members by providing progressive services, encouraging professionalism and ethical accountability, and advancing the chimney and venting industry through public awareness of the trade. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District established the Spare the Air program to educate residents about the effects of air pollution and encourage actions to improve air quality in the Bay Area.