5 Things HVAC/R teams need to know.

January 4, 2019 / by Ted Atwood posted in Announcements, HVAC/R, Compliance Reporting, HVAC/R Software, Refrigerant Management

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2018 was the year we all started to see HVAC/R (refrigerant) regulations come into focus, with changes at the federal and state level impacting both maintenance requirements and record keeping.

What did not change in 2018 was the employment situation, there are simply not enough new people coming into the HVAC/R trades to support the work on the units and to handle the documentation and record keeping.

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In less than two weeks new HVAC/R Regulations go into effect.

December 20, 2018 / by Ted Atwood posted in Announcements, HVAC/R, Compliance Reporting, HVAC/R Software, Refrigerant Management

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On January 1, 2019, new regulations that have been at the center of a recent review by the EPA, will go into effect.

The EPA has confirmed that they will not be making changes to the rules before the end of the year, so it’s time to understand the requirements and plan to understand what is required. Here are the three most significant changes:

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New Refrigerant Leak Reporting Requirements Take Effect Jan. 1, 2019

September 5, 2018 / by Elizabeth Ortlieb posted in HVAC/R, Compliance Reporting, HVAC/R Software, Refrigerant Management

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New refrigerant leak reporting requirements take effect Jan. 1, 2019 🗓️, and your larger appliances may be impacted. 

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Meet the Trakref® Sales Team

August 22, 2018 / by Elizabeth Ortlieb posted in Announcements, HVAC/R Software

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Our blog has been pretty intense these past few weeks (I blogged on SNAP Rule 22 here and talked about HVAC invoices here), so we wanted to break it up this week with a piece on our sales team. 

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5 Reasons Why Your HVAC Invoice Is Overrated

August 8, 2018 / by Elizabeth Ortlieb posted in Facilities Management, HVAC/R Software, Industry Insights

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If you rely on HVAC invoices 📝 for insights on your equipment, you may find it difficult to respond to changing regulatory requirements and manage risk effectively.

In fact, your HVAC invoice is overrated. Here's why: 

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