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50lb + Refrigerant Regulation Revisions

By |August 12th, 2020|Business Management, Industry Updates|Comments Off on 50lb + Refrigerant Regulation Revisions

This ruling keeps intact the leak repair requirements for appliances containing 50 pounds or more of ozone depleting refrigerants, which include CFCs, HCFCs and any blends containing ozone depleting substances.

These requirements include:

• Calculating annual leak rates

• Repairing systems that exceed a predetermined annual leak rate

• Performing leak […]

BIG NEWS! EPA Section 608 Changes For 2018

By |January 2nd, 2018|Industry Updates|Comments Off on BIG NEWS! EPA Section 608 Changes For 2018

EPA Section 608 changes for 2018!! Effective January 1, 2018 new regulations impacting the way refrigerants are handled and sold go into effect.

 

HFC and HFO refrigerants are now included in the sales restriction. These refrigerants may only be sold technicians certified under Section 608 and Section 609 of the Federal Clean Air Act. 

 

Employers must […]