What you may not realize is that while your AC system operates, the refrigerant used to produce cool air may be having detrimental effects on the environment. The commonly used R-22 freon refrigerant (also known as HCFC-22) has been established as an “ozone depleting” substance which may contribute to global warming1. In agreement with the… Read More


The process of phasing out R22 refrigerant is set to complete in 2020, at which time you will no longer be able to purchase the product in the usual way. R22 refrigerant is being phased out due to the harmful impact the compound has on the ozone layer, air quality, and the environment. Unfortunately, that… Read More


While you may have heard of R-22 for its ozone depleting qualities, you may not be aware of its deadly use by teenagers. Teens around the country are huffing Freon to get a high. Why has it become so popular among teens? Freon is easily available in outdoor AC units and has short-lived effects. Why… Read More


When the temperatures reach triple digit levels, it can be difficult for your air conditioning system to keep up and provide the cool air that you desire. This leads many to call for repair services when a deeper issue may be at hand, which system replacement can best solve. But how do you know for sure? It… Read More