Presentation on theme: "R-22 Alternative Refrigerant Seminar The R-22 Phase-out How To Survive & Prosper by Being Prepared."— Presentation transcript:
R-22 Alternative Refrigerant Seminar The R-22 Phase-out How To Survive & Prosper by Being Prepared
Rick Roland is the owner and engineer of Certified Refrigerant Services, Inc. which is located in Punta Gorda, Florida. Rick has been in the refrigerant reclamation industry since its inception in 1995; one of the first reclaimers in the country. From the age of ten, he grew up in his fathers HVAC company and eventually became the owner of a Carrier Leadership dealer culminating over 40 years of hands-on experience. Rick has designed and built all the refrigerant reclaim and separation equipment used at CRS including a patent pending Modular Separation Machine (MSM). This advance technology is only possible by possessing an acute understanding of refrigerants and their technical characteristics. Rick is a well known qualified leader and authority in the refrigerant management industry.
Refrigerant Sales Refrigerant Buy-Back Refrigerant Banking Used Refrigerant Return Programs Cylinder Swap Programs Refrigerant Reclamation Refrigerant Separation Refrigerant Purity Testing On-site High Speed Recovery On-site Refrigerant Reclamation On-site System Flushing On-site System Dehydration
Effective July 1, 1992, it is unlawful to knowingly vent, release or dispose of CFCs and HCFCs during the repair, service, maintenance or disposal of appliances or industrial process refrigeration equipment. EPAs Definition of Venting
Stop Venting Price of R-22 Must Increase Programs must be in place to make it easy to return refrigerants and benefit those who do Increase Industry Compliance
These Wholesalers are making it easy to return recovered R-22 Whos Making It Easy?
Existing R-22 Management Rule #1: Rule #1: Rule #2: Get involved with R-22 return programs that benefit your company Rule #2: Get involved with R-22 return programs that benefit your company Rule #3: Dont mix any other refrigerants with your recovered R-22! Rule #3: Dont mix any other refrigerants with your recovered R-22! Dont VENT!
Will good R-22 recovery/reclaim programs be enough to fill the service needs? Will good R-22 recovery/reclaim programs be enough to fill the service needs? Will there be a shortage of R-22? Will there be a shortage of R-22? Will the price of R-22 increase radically? Will the price of R-22 increase radically? To Summarize Our Concerns:
What Do We Want From Our R-22 Alternative Refrigerant? No Major Hardware Changes To Equipment Use The Same Oil Type Fast, Simple Conversion Sufficient Capacity At Least the Same Energy Efficiency Reliability Same Toxicity Flammability Classification as R-22 Zero Ozone Depleting Potential Reasonable Cost
What You Should Do? Make a choice. Learn all you can about your R-22 alternative choice. Use that alternative choice as many times as you can so that retrofits will become familiar and easy.