Elizabeth Ortlieb

Elizabeth Ortlieb
With an extensive background in public affairs and communications, Elizabeth serves as the Policy & Content Manager at Trakref, where she tracks HVAC/R policy trends and provides updates to multi-level stakeholders. Email the author at eortlieb@trakref.com
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Numerous States Considering HFC Refrigerant Regulations

November 14, 2018 / by Elizabeth Ortlieb posted in HVAC/R, Refrigerant Management

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Now that HFC refrigerant regulations are up in the air at the federal level, numerous states are considering their own HFC refrigerant regulations, including California, Connecticut, Maryland, and New York.

We've got the latest. 👍 

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EPA HFC Phaseout Status After SNAP Rule 20 Lawsuit

November 7, 2018 / by Elizabeth Ortlieb posted in Refrigerant Compliance, Refrigerant Management

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Let's do a quick rundown on the EPA SNAP Rule 20 lawsuit, which basically threw a wrench into the EPA HFC phaseout. 🔧

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HVAC News Roundup: Top 10 Stories of Sept/Oct 2018

October 31, 2018 / by Elizabeth Ortlieb posted in HVAC News Roundups

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Thanks for joining our hvac news roundup of September/October 2018. 

A lot has happened in these past two months, including the Supreme Court deciding not to review the HFC case and the EPA issuing a proposed rule to rescind leak repair provisions for HFCs.

Read on to learn the top 10 news stories that you don’t want to miss from September/October 2018.

Let’s get started. #HVACNewsRoundup

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Proposed California Refrigerant Law to Ban HFCs in Some Refrigeration End-Uses

October 24, 2018 / by Elizabeth Ortlieb posted in Refrigerant Management

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On June 15, 2018, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) issued a notice of public availability of modified text for its proposed HFC regulation that bans HFCs in certain refrigeration end-uses.

We've got the latest on the modifications. ✅ 

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Refrigerant Compliance Training Workshops - Fall 2018

October 17, 2018 / by Elizabeth Ortlieb posted in Announcements, Facilities Management, Refrigerant Compliance, Refrigerant Management

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You're invited to one of our HVAC/R and refrigerant compliance training workshops this fall 🍂.

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