ARLINGTON, Va. - The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) announced the relaunch of a website intended to keep industry professionals and equipment owners informed on the phase out of ozone depleting refrigerants, " is a one-stop-shop for information and deadlines on the refrigerant phase out, as well as important safety information," said Stephen Yurek, AHRI president and CEO. "We hope this site serves as a valuable tool for homeowners, business owners, technicians, and manufacturers."

The website includes detailed information on refrigerants, and the history of the Clean Air Act. The Contractors and Technicians section contains updates on sales restrictions and changes in how contractors service and dispose of systems and refrigerants. Information on residential and commercial air conditioning, as well as commercial refrigeration, is listed under the Equipment Owners section.

Visit to view a checklist to help business owners comply with federal and state laws regulating refrigerant emissions.

Published:January 2012