Contractor & Service Technician Progress Group

  Group Lead:     Bryan Beitler, Source Refrigeration & HVAC

Group Lead:    Bryan Beitler, Source Refrigeration & HVAC

The goal of this group is to increase the number of service contractors and technicians that are well-versed in natural refrigerant technology, equipment installation and maintenance.


  • Work with partner organizations to develop or update technician certifications, trainings, and other educational resources for carbon dioxide, ammonia and hydrocarbon systems.

  • Provide technical and policy input as needed:

    • U.S. EPA revision of section 608 refrigerant management regulations and technician certification exam 

  • Connect end-users looking for natural refrigerant services with qualified an experienced contractors and service technicians.


  • Monthly meetings held on first Friday at 8am PST (11am EST)