Tool Q&A: How to prepare for the new A/C refrigerant

It seems like everywhere you look these days, you hear about global warming and its effects on our beloved planet earth. Although some of the discussions surrounding this topic can foster a good deal of controversy, you can be sure that any legislation...


Charles Kettering, one of GM’s most acclaimed engineers, once stated, “Nothing is constant, but change.” There’s plenty of it headed your way that will affect everything from your refrigerant handling equipment, to your shop, up to and including your training and certification for mobile air conditioning systems. While it’s true that the EPA still has to put the final touches on the regulatory side of things, the stage is set for the biggest change to A/C service since the adoption of R-134a. Stay tuned to PTEN for more details as they develop.


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