Solving refrigerant emissions is ranked the single biggest solution to reverse global warming (source: Project Drawdown). “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Refrigerants” is a free introduction to refrigerant management strategies and alternative refrigerants – the playbook for deploying heat pumps responsibly, at scale.

About “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Refrigerants”

Chris Vallis and Tristam Coffin from Effecterra just published a new free course called the “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Refrigerants”. I met Tristam and Chris when I started looking for the smartest, clearest voices we should be amplifying through our education platform.

Tristam and Chris have an independent role in the industry so they can be objective and honest about the direction they believe we should be going in. They aren’t selling any particular products. Their role is to give good information and keep their clients heading in the right direction. Maybe that’s why their presentation seems to make so much sense. Here’s a small sample:

How to talk about refrigerants?

Talking about refrigerants is boring, but Tristam and Chris do a nice job emphasizing the important points in an interesting way.

The Solution: Refrigerant Management & Natural Refrigerants

I’m not saying the solution is easy to implement, but it’s easy to get your head around. It comes down to just two things: refrigerant management and natural refrigerants.

Who is this course for?

We built this short free course for professionals who can help influence infrastructure investments. C&I building owners, contractors, architects, engineers, HVAC professionals. If you’re in a position to direct investments or educate those who are, please take the time to learn about refrigerants and why they are such a big opprotunity for your business and the climate.