EPA Estimates that 50% of all HVAC Installations are Incorrect

The EPA states that half of all HVAC systems in the U.S. are not installed correctly, and we know this field problem can contribute to refrigerant leaks,” said Glenn Hourahan, ACCA’s (Air conditioning Contractors of America) senior vice president for technical policy. “Professional HVACR contractors recognize addressing installation problems is paramount to safely transitioning to new products, including flammable refrigerants. ACCA encourages the HVACR industry, policy makers, and environmentalists to collectively promote sound installation and maintenance practices that are critical to minimizing refrigerant leaks and for protecting technicians and consumers.

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