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Episode 34 - EPA Refrigerant Update: What's Next?

Episode 34 - EPA Refrigerant Update: What's Next?


The EPA and mobile air conditioning industry have long enjoyed an effective working relationship. That cooperation continues to this day. Listen as Chenise Farquharson, Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program Coordinator for the EPA Stratospheric Protection Division’s Office of Atmospheric Programs shares insight and information to keep A/C service providers ahead of the curve. This episode, recorded at the 2020 MACS Training and Trade Show Event, will bring you up to speed on:

  • The latest on Sections 608, 609 and 612 rules and regulations.
  • The importance of having A/C technicians trained and certified in refrigerant handling and recycling, and the penalties shops face if they aren’t.
  • The SAE standards EPA references for 1234YF A/C equipment manufacturers.
  • Limitations on purchasing refrigerant and recovery/recycling requirements.
  • Update on SNAP refrigerant substitutes.
  • Where we’re going on the regulatory front.
  • What next-gen refrigerants are being discussed.
  • The valued relationship between the EPA and A/C Industry

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