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April 18, 2018 / by Elizabeth Ortlieb posted in Industry Insights

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Why Are So Few Talking About EPA's Withdrawal of SNAP Rule 22 on Flammable Hydrocarbon Refrigerants?

April 11, 2018 / by Elizabeth Ortlieb posted in Industry Insights, Refrigerant Management

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The world of refrigerants is as fast-changing and confusing as ever. We can point to what happened with EPA SNAP Rule 22 as an example along with the fact that few are really talking about its withdrawal. (And, yes, SNAP Rule 22 was a thing and has now been withdrawn.)

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(Video) CARB's New Regulation on HFC Refrigerants

April 4, 2018 / by Elizabeth Ortlieb posted in Refrigerant Compliance

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) just adopted a new regulation on hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants.

Here's a short video on this important refrigerant management development:

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Have You Heard? California Adopts New HFC Regulation

March 28, 2018 / by Elizabeth Ortlieb posted in Refrigerant Compliance

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On March 23, 2018, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) adopted a new HFC regulation that prohibits hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in certain refrigeration end-uses. 

And so the plot thickens after a federal court decision vacated SNAP Rule 20, EPA's own and once HFC regulation.

We've got the latest. 

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3 Harsh Realities of the R22 Refrigerant Phase Out 

March 21, 2018 / by Elizabeth Ortlieb posted in Industry Insights, Refrigerant Compliance, Refrigerant Management

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The phaseout period for R22 refrigerant is coming to an end. Here are 3 harsh realities of the R22 refrigerant phase out: 

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