Recorded Webinar for Retailers: Understand the Risks of Flammable Refrigerants in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Appliances


To achieve closer compliance with the targets set by the U.S. Clean Air Act, HVAC equipment and appliance manufacturers are using refrigerants that have good environmental and thermodynamic properties, but are also, unfortunately, flammable. Join UL experts for a one hour webinar reviewing the potential risks refrigeration and HVAC/R appliances containing flammable refrigerants pose to retailers and learn how organizations such as UL and AHRI (Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute) are working together to generate recommendations for safer storage and shipping of these items.



  • In-store and online product categories
  • Retail locations, facility and shipping equipment
  • Regulations, drivers and timing



Randall J. Haseman

Principal Engineer – Refrigeration and Room Air Conditioning Equipment, UL LLC. Randy has been with UL for over 35 years and is currently responsible for the standards pertaining to household and commercial refrigerators, ice makers, beverage coolers, ice cream makers, room air conditioners, dehumidifiers, and air filters. In addition to UL standards, he has worked extensively with CSA, IEC, NSF, and energy performance standards. He serves as a Technical Advisor and Administrator for the U. S. Technical Advisory Group for IEC SC61C, and is the Technical Advisor for UL on the Standards Technical Panels (STPs) for the above products. He also represents UL on several outside committees including CANENA and ASHRAE.

Brian Rodgers

Principal Engineer – Heating, Ventilating & Large-Scale Cooling, UL LLC. Brian has more than 25 years of experience in standards and holds numerous leadership roles with multiple standards developing organizations including a voting member of ASHRAE 15, 15.2, 30, 37, 116, and 184, and corresponding member of ASHRAE TC 2.9 and TC 8.11. Convenor of IEC 61C MT1 for (IEC 60335-2-34 for motor compressors), member of IEC SC 61C WG 4, member of IEC SC 61D, WG9 and WG16 (IEC 60335-2-40), member of the US TAG for IEC SC61 C and D, Member of CANENA SC61D WG 6, 10 and 11 for UL1995/CSA 236 and UL/CSA/ANCE60335-2-40.

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