How do you get CFC certified?
To get your CFC certification, you need to pass the EPA 608 test. The name comes from Section 608 of the Clean Air Act, which includes the ban on releasing Freon and other CFCs into the air. You can take the Type I licensing test online. via
What does CFC stand for in HVAC?
Most refrigerants found in air conditioners, refrigerators, and freezers contain fluorocarbons, and many fluorocarbon compounds contain chlorine. Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) refrigerants were commonly used in equipment manufactured before 1995. via
How long does a CFC certification last?
Section 608 Technician Certification credentials do not expire. Core tests taken as an open book exam cannot be used to get your Universal Certification. The core test must be taken as a proctored exam in order to attain Universal Certification. via
Is CFC and EPA the same?
In order to ensure the proper handling and recycling of refrigerant and waste materials, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires certification. The chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) certification process consists of a single CFC Universal Exam Prep Course that consists of four parts. via
Can I take EPA test online?
Can You Take EPA 608 Online? Yes! Since the Type I Certification is open book, you can study and take your test online right now. If the appliances you are working on exceed five pounds of refrigerant, the test will need to be proctored. via
What is a CFC certification required for?
CFC stands for Chlorofluorocarbon and is required by the EPA to make sure anyone who handles coolants, refrigerants or other like chemicals have gone through the proper training to ensure proper handling, recycling and disposal. via
Is CFC harmful to humans?
CFCs can generally impair the human immune system, and scientists have linked direct expose to problems with the central nervous system . These problems might include difficulty breathing or injury to the heart, kidneys and liver. via
What is FTU in HVAC?
What is FTU? Fan Terminal Units (FTUs) provide Variable Air Volume (VAV) air displacement in underfloor air distribution systems. Modular Fan Powered VAV Box is designed to integrate into or below raised access floor panels and force air circulation through the system. via
Is refrigerant certification needed and what can happen if I don't have it?
No. EPA prohibits the sale of used refrigerant for use in an appliance unless that refrigerant has been reclaimed by an EPA certified reclaimer. If you have used refrigerant that you do not need for your own appliances, EPA recommends that you contact an EPA certified reclaimer or your local refrigerant distributor. via
What is the difference between EPA 608 and 609?
EPA regulations (40 CFR Part 82, Subpart F) under Section 608 of the Clean Air Act address the handling and recycling of refrigerants used in stationary refrigeration and air conditioning systems. under Section 609 of the Clean Air Act specifically address the servicing of motor vehicle air conditioners (MVACs). via
How long does it take to be EPA certified?
EPA is required to process your application to be a lead-safe certified firm within 90 days of receipt. In most instances, properly-completed firm applications are processed in about one month. via
What is Type 3 EPA certification?
Type III Certification (Low Pressure Appliances) – Low Pressure appliances use refrigerant with a boiling point above 50°F. Some refrigerants included under this classification are 11, 113, and 123. via
How much does it cost to take the EPA exam?
* Exam price is $24.95 for the first attempt and $5.95 for each additional attempt. This cost includes one wallet-sized certification card. ** EPA 609 MVAC Certification costs $19.95 for the first attempt and $4.95 for each additional attempt. This cost includes one wallet-sized certification card. via
Is the EPA 608 test open book?
The Testing Format
The EPA 608 Type I exam consists of 50 multiple choice questions in total. It is an open-book exam, and you can use the free manual we provide as much as you would like during the exam. The test can be taken online, but you may not receive the help of any other persons while taking the exam. via