Ensure That Building Codes Allow the Installation and Use of Products and Equipment That Use Certain Federally Regulated Refrigerants

Last updated: Apr 1, 2022

Details about this bill
Category: Environmental
Status: Passed
Sponsor: Senator Jeff Timberlake, Senate 22 - Androscoggin County
Session: 130
Bill #: LD 1940




Senator Timberlake of Androscoggin amends the law regarding building codes to ensure that building codes, including the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code, may not prohibit the installation or use of any product or equipment regulated under the State’s hydrofluorocarbon use restrictions law that uses a refrigerant listed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency in regulations adopted pursuant to the federal Clean Air Act as acceptable, acceptable subject to use conditions or acceptable subject to narrowed use limits and is installed in accordance with any applicable conditions or limitations imposed by those regulations.