HVAC Trends in Maintenance and Regulations

November 3, 2023


As the HVAC industry navigates through evolving EPA regulations, Greg Crumpton, VP of Critical Environments and Facilities at Service Logic and host of the Straight Outta Crumpton podcast, sheds light on the significant changes affecting clean room designs and system maintenance. In this episode of Benchmark Products’ Expert Insights series, Crumpton discusses the shift to new refrigerants like R-454B and R-32, mandated by the EPA, and their classification as mildly flammable gases. He underscores the importance of understanding these changes for safe and efficient HVAC system operation. Crumpton also highlights the new Tier 2 energy EER ratings, advising professionals to stay informed about refrigerant types and energy efficiency standards in equipment design.

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