As the HVACR industry embraces its responsibility to design sustainable equipment, industry professionals are considering highly flammable hydrocarbons (Class 3) in refrigerating appliances.

They’re asking:
  • “Why are hydrocarbon charge sizes limited?”
  • “Couldn’t you just use an odorant as a safety precaution?”
  • “What’s the big deal?”
Answers to these questions and more, in Jordan Smith’s op-ed here