Refrigerant Leak Detection Technologies and Best Practices

Presented by:   Bob Belvick   

Finding leaks may be the hardest part of being an HVAC/R technician. There are lots of different refrigerants and methods for finding leaks. How do you know what to use for what refrigerant? What's safe to use for A2Ls and A3 refrigerants? This presentation will answer these questions and give a clear overview of all major leak detection methods including soap bubbles, dyes, and electronic leak detectors, pros and cons of each method, and basic best practices and tips to help you get better at finding those pesky leaks. Session Topics Include: " Why we leak check " Refrigerant characteristics and types (including A2L and A3) " Leak detection methods " Electronic leak detector sensor technologies " Tip and best practices for leak checking