refrigerant

What You Need to Know About the EPA HCFC-22 (R-22) Phaseout

What You Need to Know About the EPA HCFC-22 (R-22/Freon®) Phaseout

The most common type of refrigerant used in air conditioning and refrigeration equipment is HCFC-22 (or R-22). If your air conditioner or heat pump was manufactured before 2010, it most likely uses R-22 refrigerant. (You can find out what type of refrigerant your air conditioner or heat pump uses by checking out the nameplate on

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Does My Air Conditioner Need More Refrigerant?

Why Does My Air Conditioner Need More Refrigerant?

With summer in full swing, many homeowners are wondering whether or not they need to recharge or refill their refrigerant. We are often asked, “Why does my AC need more refrigerant?” and the answer is simple—there is a leak somewhere in the refrigerant line. If you are low on refrigerant, make sure your technician finds

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HVAC Considerations When Buying a New Home | Home Buying Tips

HVAC Considerations When Buying a New Home - New Homeowner HVAC Concerns

Shopping for a new home can be overwhelming. While it can be exciting to go on walk-throughs and look at paint colors and open floor plans, the devil is in the details. Paint is inexpensive—so are other cosmetic details. The main things you want to look out for are expensive components, such as plumbing, roofing, electrical, and

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Why Is Water Leaking from My AC Unit?

Why is water leaking from my AC unit?

If you type “Why is water leaking…” into Google Search, one of the suggested choices is almost always “Why is water leaking from my AC?” Many people consult the internet when issues arise with their heating and cooling equipment. Wondering about the cause of water leaks is especially prevalent during the summer months. What many

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Prevent Poisonings at Home | National Poison Prevention Week

Poison Prevention Week - CO, Radon, Gas

John F. Kennedy’s Proclamation 3449 declared the third week of March National Poison Prevention Week, stating: “Whereas accidental poisoning consistently takes a substantial toll of lives each year, especially among very young children… I, John F. Kennedy, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim the week beginning March 18, 1962, as National Poison Prevention

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