As California goes, so goes the rest of the country. That adage has often proven true, especially when it comes to refrigerant- and refrigeration-related regulations. The aggressive environmental and regulatory positions in Sacramento have caused the rest of the U.S. to monitor policymaking and enforcement out West. And, more often than not, those policies have ended up as the blueprint for federal regulations.
Individuals from throughout the U.S., Canada, and several other countries who attended the most recent RSES International Conference in Long Beach, California, heard the latest during a seminar on the Refrigerant Management Program of the California Air Resources Board (CARB).