R-22 is a refrigerant that has been used in most home air conditioners for more than 40 years. However, the HVAC industry has undergone a significant transformation in recent years due to environmental concerns and regulatory changes. One of the key changes is the phase-out of R22 refrigerant and the adoption of R410A as a more environmentally friendly alternative. In this blog post, we will explore the reasons behind the phase-out of R22, the switch to R410A, and the implications for the future of HVAC systems.
Refrigerant is the magical substance in your AC unit that transforms the warm, stifling air in your home into a refreshing breeze of coolness. It exists in the form of a vapor or liquid, residing within the evaporator coils and condenser coils, working tirelessly to ensure that the air circulating in your home is nothing short of comfortable and delightfully cool.
The warm weather is coming, is your air conditioning system in tip-top shape? If your AC is not blowing cold enough air, that is a RED FLAG that needs to be addressed. If you notice a problem, do not wait until the heat becomes unbearable in your home. There are many reasons why your AC can be malfunctioning, ranging from an easy fix to expensive solutions. Below, we are going to discuss the top reasons why your AC unit may not be cool enough. If it is something that needs expert advice, ECI Comfort is available to come and assess the complications.