California SNAP is comprised of a regulation by CARB and Senate Bill 1013, also known as the California Cooling Act. Both the CARB HFC Regulation and SB 1013 took effect January 1, 2019. However, the HFC prohibition dates vary based on the different end-uses. Together, the regulation and legislation cover all HFC end-uses in United States Environmental Protection Agency Rules 20 and 21, with the exception of mobile vehicle air conditioning (MVAC).
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Learn more about current and past Rulemaking Activities related to hydrofluorocarbon use in stationary refrigeration and air conditioning.