SNAP Rules Struck Down, But States Step Up

April 25, 2019 / by Ted Atwood & Jennifer Brosius posted in Announcements, Facilities Management, HVAC/R, Industry Insights, Refrigerant Management, compliance, CARB, climate change, refrigerants, private governance, vanderbilt university, Regulation, SNAP

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First SNAP Rule 20, Now SNAP Rule 21

As you may recall, we took a close look at SNAP Rule 20 back in November, and how the Mexichem Fluor, Inc., v. EPA decision struck it down, allowing the use of HFC’s previously considered unacceptable.

Why?

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Golden State Good: The Fine Line Between Being a Good & Bad Owner of HVAC/R In California

February 6, 2019 / by Joel Punausuia posted in Refrigerant Compliance, Refrigerant Management, compliance, performance, CARB, CARB compliance, california ARB compliance, california ARB

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Compliance is key to your success and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is the key maker. Last week we posted about the DIY solution for all you go-getters and asset aficionados, but now we want to focus on those whom may not know they are affected by CARB.

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CARB RMP Annual Report Filing Due 3/1

January 30, 2019 / by Ted Atwood and Joel Punausuia posted in Announcements, HVAC/R, Compliance Reporting, Refrigerant Compliance, Refrigerant Management, compliance, performance, CARB, CARB compliance, california ARB compliance, california ARB

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Compliance is key to your success and that includes the California Air Resources Board (ARB)’s Refrigerant Management Program (RMP). The deadline for submitting your 2019 Annual Reports summarizing the 2018 calendar year for facilities with large and medium refrigeration systems, refrigerant distributors and refrigerant reclaimers is March 1.

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

October 24, 2018 / by Elizabeth Ortlieb posted in HVAC/R, Compliance Reporting, Refrigerant Compliance, Refrigerant Management, compliance, CARB, CARB compliance, california ARB, SNAP, legislation, EPA

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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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