Top Issues: Climate Change
BACKGROUND: ACCA recognizes that the release of HFC and CFC refrigerants into the atmosphere can have a negative impact on our environment, including contributing to ozone depletion and higher greenhouse gas concentrations. ACCA also recognizes that the HVACR industry consumes a significant amount of energy.
SOLUTION: The EPA should enforce the law on illegally venting of refrigerants.
SOLUTION: The EPA and the Department of Energy should promote to consumers the importance of quality HVAC installation practice.