FAQ's

1. What is the Phone Number for the EPA Ozone Protection Hotline?

2. What type of Certification do I need to purchase refrigerants?

3. Can HFC refrigerant be released into the air, or does it have to captured?

4. What type of A/C systems am I certified to work on with each type of certification?

5. How often must the EPA Section 608 certification be renewed?

6. What are the acceptable procedures for recovery of refrigerants contained in oil?

 

Sample Test Questions

Recovery equipment used during maintenance, service or repair of small appliances must be certified by an EPA-approved laboratory if manufactured after:     A) July 1, 1992    B) July 1, 1993   C) May 13, 1993   D) November 15, 1993

Leak testing a low pressure refrigeration system with nitrogen in excess of 10 psig could cause which of the following to fail?    A) condenser tubes   B) purge unit shells    C) evaporator tubes   D) rupture disc

Persons recovering refrigerant during maintenance, service or repair of small appliances must be certified as:    A) a Type II Technician   B) a Type III Technician    C) a Type I Technician or Universal Technician   D) all of the above

What is meant by the term “high efficiency purge unit?”
A) Those purge units which discharge a high percentage of refrigerant with the air which they remove
B) Those purge units which discharge a low percentage of refrigerant with the air which they remove
C) Those purge units which draw very little electrical power
D) None of the above