The AC&R Safety Coalition is offering R-410A refrigerant safety training and awareness as part of its first project.

The AC&R Safety Coalition has been formed to address safety issues in the hvacr industry. R-410A refrigerant safety training and awareness is the coalition's first project

The training program explains why R-22 systems cannot be retrofitted to R-410A, why R-410A operates at considerably higher pressures, and why each component must meet stringent demands.

Some members of the coalition include Ferris State University, HVAC Excellence, and Refrigeration Service Engineers Society.

The coalition's R-410A safety training program includes study material and a certification exam, available in self-study or seminar formats. The manual can be purchased on-line at, or by calling (847) 297-6464