EPA Certification program

For Stationary HVACR Systems and Equipment

Section 608 of the Federal Clean Air Act requires that all persons who maintain, service, repair or dispose of appliances that contain regulated substances be certified in proper refrigerant handling techniques.

Preparatory Manual

The ESCO Institute’s Section 608 EPA Preparatory Manual, 9th Edition, has been revised to include all new regulatory changes. This 28-page book is clear, concise and contains everything that a candidate will need to know to take and pass the revised Universal exam. Registered Proctors using ESCO Institute’s Section 608 EPA Certification Program can access an electronic version of the book in our resource center or order the bound printed version in the proctor store. Both items are available for registered proctors when they access their ESCO On-Line account. The manual is available in both English and Spanish.

Testing Options
To accommodate the varying needs of testing facilities, the ESCO Institute offers options on how to administer the closed-book certification exam. Paper or online test takers can find test results online 24/7/365.

Free Practice Exams
To further help prepare for the exam, test takers can take practice exams free of charge. There is no software to download or install. Simply click and take practice exams 24 X 7 from any smart phone, tablet, laptop or PC.