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ASHRAE Updates Halogenated Refrigerants Standard

ASHRAE Updates Halogenated Refrigerants Standard

From eSociety, January 2020

ASHRAE has updated the standard that establishes practices and procedures to reduce the inadvertent release of halogenated refrigerants.

ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 147-2019, Reducing the Release of Halogenated Refrigerants from Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Equipment and Systems, includes practices and procedures that cover release reduction of halogenated hydrocarbon and halogenated ether refrigerants from stationary refrigerating, air-conditioning and heat-pump equipment and systems. The standard also addresses practices and procedures during manufacture, installation, testing, operation, maintenance, repair and disposal of such equipment and systems.

 The standard was last updated in 2013.