AHRI Removes Paint Color Assignments For Refrigerant Containers
- August 2nd 2016
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Revisions to Guideline N specify light green-gray on all containers by 2020
All refrigerant containers should have one uniform paint color, a light green/gray (RAL 7044), and existing individually assigned container paint colors should be transitioned to that color by 2020.
That’s the word from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), which has announced significant changes to refrigerant paint color designations in the revised version of its Guideline N, Assignment of Refrigerant Container Colors.
AHRI Guideline N previously stipulated that specific paint colors be used for refrigerant containers as an additional means of refrigerant identification. However, with the increasing number of refrigerants approved for use [more]