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An EPA certification, also known as 608 certification, is official recognition by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that a technician is knowledgeable about the laws and regulations surrounding the use and handling of ozone-depleting substances (ODS), such as refrigerants. These certifications are essential for professionals who maintain, service, repair, or dispose of equipment that could release refrigerants into the atmosphere.
Here are some key points about EPA certifications:

Purpose: EPA certification ensures that technicians understand safe practices for handling equipment containing refrigerants. They learn how to react if they come into contact with refrigerants and the potential hazards of releasing refrigerants into the air. Additionally, they are trained in handling, servicing, and disposing of appliances that contain refrigerants.
Testing and Compliance: To earn EPA certification, technicians must pass an EPA-approved test. The certification ensures compliance with regulations and helps protect the environment by minimizing refrigerant leaks and proper disposal practices.
If you’re considering a career in HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) or refrigeration, obtaining EPA certification is an important step to demonstrate your expertise and commitment to environmental responsibility.

Class date and hours  5 pm. - 8 pm.
June 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 20
Start and end date
Location New Hope Education Center
Cost $250
Deadline to register June 10th

EPA Certification Summer 2024

  • Reg Deadline:Tuesday June 10, 2024
    Class dates: June 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 20

    Meeting Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    New Hope Education Center

    175 Jefferson Ave. Buffalo

  • 460503

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