R22 Retrofit Basics in Under 12 minutes – Live Video 2/11/17

In this video Bryan talks about

  • Refrigerant Blends
  • The reasons for retrofit
  • The drop-in fallacy
  • Oil types
  • Oil Miscibility
  • Temperature Glide
  • Capacity change

Refrigerants to consider

  • R427A
  • R438A
  • R422D
  • R407C & A

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