Refrigerant R22 phase-out management guidelines

An AIRAH guide to help building owners, technical service providers and facility managers with the phase-out of refrigerant R22. The guidelines explore the impacts and four approaches to the substance’s phase-out, namely retaining and managing, retrofitting plant, replacing equipment or replacing and upgrading the refrigerant system. R22 is a commonly used refrigerant found within air conditioning and refrigeration systems. The harmful substance is being phased out as part of a national environmental obligation.