Regulations restricting the handling of transportation of class 1 ozone depleting substances (CFCs) came into effect in Ontario on July 1, 2012. Since that date, all CFCs have been designated as wastes, and contractors and wholesalers are required to comply with R.R.O. Regulation 347.
The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) recently released the 2011 update on the Canadian CFC chiller stock study. This update estimates that approximately the same number of conversions/replacements were completed in 2011 as in 2010.