5 Things HVAC/R teams need to know.

January 4, 2019 / by Ted Atwood posted in HVAC/R Software, Compliance Reporting, HVAC/R, Announcements, 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 HVAC/R Software, Compliance Reporting, HVAC/R, Announcements, 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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Numerous States Considering HFC Refrigerant Regulations

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

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

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

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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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How to Calculate Your Refrigerant Charge Guide

August 1, 2018 / by Ted Atwood posted in Facilities Management, HVAC/R, Refrigerant Management

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I’ve found that many in the HVAC/R field are calculating refrigerant charges wrong, particularly when it comes to field-assembled equipment.

So, in this post, which is Part 2 of our 3 Common HVAC Mistakes series, I’d like to explain how to calculate your refrigerant charge properly and plus provide a free quick guide on it. 

Because you, too, could be calculating refrigerant charge incorrectly...

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