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Tech Tips:

Is R22 legal to use?
By:Adam MufichI've recently seen heated debates in different HVAC groups about whether it is okay to recharge a residential HVAC system with R22 without locating and repairing the leaks. I've had residential customers call me and complain about other companies telling them they must replace their system because it leaks. They've also stated that it […]
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No, Recharging R22 Isn’t “Illegal” in the US
If you remember my recent article on the company that went to my friend's house for a PM and did nothing but leave a system quote. Well, it got worse… My friend Josh left them a D-rated review on a popular review site, and the owner of the company responded with… an apology? A bottle […]
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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 Helpful Links Choosing the right retrofit (EPA) Honeywell Retrofit Guidelines Retrofit with R438a by “The Professor”
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R22 Retrofit Tips
The price of R22 is getting ridiculous, and one of the #1 requests I have been getting is for recommendations on other refrigerants to use in place of R22 and best practices, so here we go. No, you shouldn't mix There are NO refrigerants that you are supposed to use to top off an R22 […]
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Podcasts:

EPA Section 608 Changes Every Tech and Contractor Needs to Know (Podcast)
By:Bryan Orr In this episode of the podcast, Jeremy Arling from the EPA comes on and answers some common questions about the new rule changes that affect recovery, leak repair, recordkeeping, and evacuation on HVAC and refrigeration systems. EPA 608 rules regulate the actions that technicians must take when it comes to refrigerants and the […]
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