EPA 608 Training & Certification
HVAC technicians are required to complete EPA 608 training and the EPA section 608 certification test.
Section 608 of the Federal Clean Air Act requires that everyone who maintains, services or disposes of appliances that contain regulated refrigerants be certified in proper refrigerant handling techniques.
The exam covers topics like:
- Ozone depletion
- The Clean Air Act
- The Montreal Protocol
- The Three R’s (EPA RRR – Recover, Recycle and Reclaim)
- Substitute refrigerants and oils
- Recovery techniques
- Dehydration evacuation
- Section 608 regulations
- Safety protocols
Class Format: The class meets for two days. The first day is training (about 8 hours). The second day is the test (usually 2-4 hours to complete). We supply the booklet, training and the EPA section 608 test.
Cost: $195 (includes study guide booklet)
For more information on EPA 608 requirements, you can visit the EPA site here: EPA section 608.
Contact us with any questions.