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ESCO Institute Expands Accessibility with Spanish Low GWP Certification Exam

November 15, 2023

Low GWP Spanish Certification

The transition to low Global Warming Potential (GWP) A2L refrigerants is transforming the HVACR industry, emphasizing the crucial need for proper training to ensure a safe and successful shift. ESCO Institute, a leading authority in HVACR training and certification, is proud to announce a significant enhancement to its offerings. To better serve the Spanish-speaking community, ESCO Institute’s widely-recognized Low GWP Certification Exam is now available in Spanish.

As industry leaders in HVACR education, ESCO Institute has been actively engaged in shaping the future of the HVACR industry through participation in the Safe Refrigerant Transition Task Force (SRTTF) and various committees dedicated to setting and updating industry standards. This extensive involvement ensures that ESCO’s training materials remain current and relevant in the evolving landscape of refrigerants and equipment.

The ESCO Institute’s Low GWP Certification Exam program focuses on crucial updates regarding the secure handling, transportation, and storage of A2L refrigerants. It is meticulously designed to align with the latest versions of ASHRAE and UL standards related to A2L refrigerants and associated equipment.

“We’ve heard the industry’s call for accessible training and certification in Spanish, and we’re proud to respond to that need,” said Daniel Mendoza of ESCO Institute. “The availability of our Low GWP Certification Exam in Spanish underscores our commitment to making essential safety knowledge more widely accessible.”

The translated Spanish version of the Low GWP Certification Exam has been carefully crafted by a team of native Spanish-speakers, representing various Hispanic and Latino cultures, to ensure an accurate and representative rendition of its English counterpart.

The ESCO Institute’s Low GWP Refrigerant Safety Program aims to equip HVACR professionals with the knowledge and skills required for the safe handling, storage, and transportation of A2L refrigerants. Topics covered in this comprehensive program include general refrigerant and low GWP refrigerant safety, refrigerant properties, working with refrigerant blends, low GWP-system installation and service guidelines, flammable refrigerant concerns, and a deep dive into the industry’s codes and standards as they apply to A2L and low GWP refrigerants.

The program offers a complete training package, including an e-learning course, a textbook, and an Instructor PowerPoint, with the flexibility to license and customize components to meet specific needs. The closed-book (proctored) exam validates ones retained knowledge necessary to work with Low GWP Refrigerants.

“Estamos entusiasmados de ofrecer esta nueva oferta a nuestros clientes de habla hispana y esperamos lanzar contenido adicional en español en un futuro cercano,” added [Spokesperson’s Name].

For more information about ESCO Institute’s Low GWP Program and the newly available Spanish exam, please visit or call 800-726-9696.