Production of R-22, Freon, To Be Discontinued in 2020

Posted by Victoria May on Jul 25, 2019 9:49:59 AM

The Environmental Protection Agency has completed the years long process of phasing out the production of R-22 refrigerant, also known as “freon”. You may have seen or heard on local and national news that it will be illegal to manufacture R-22 after January 1st, 2020. Consequently, the cost of repairing air conditioning systems which require R-22 refrigerant will rise exponentially. Newer air conditioning systems use a more environmentally friendly refrigerant known as R-410A. Unfortunately, the two refrigerants are not compatible and cannot be mixed or used without expensive modifications to systems designed for R-22.

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The Effect of Chinese Tariffs on the HVAC Industry

Posted by Victoria May on May 24, 2019 1:18:00 PM

Recently, our President, William Swanson, was a part of a roundtable conversation on ABC7 regarding the effect the Chinese tariffs would have on the HVAC industry. Watch or read to find out what the impact will be on the industry and the homeowner.

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