Banning The Use Of R22 Refrigerant

Homeowners in Pennsylvania rely heavily upon our central air conditioning systems in the hot summer months. But not everyone knows that the refrigerant running their old AC system will be going away in the very near future. Here is what you need to know about the banning of R22 refrigerant, and how it will affect your home.

R22 Refrigerant, sometimes referred to as R22 Freon or HCFC, has been recognized as an environmental danger because it contributes to the depletion of the ozone layer. R22 has been the most popular choice of refrigerant used for residential heat pumps and air conditioning systems. It can be used in a variety of equipment such as window AC units, dehumidifiers, central AC units, air-to air heat pumps, ground source heat pumps, and ductless air conditioners.

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