R-22 Phaseout: What does it mean for air conditioners and heat pumps currently in operation?

Definitions—CFC, HCFC, HFC There are four types of refrigerant that we will discuss to better understand why the phaseout is being implemented. The two refrigerants you will see in most residential air conditioners and heat pumps are R-22 and R-410a, so those are what we will focus on. CFC = Chlorofluorocarbons (chlorine, fluorine, carbon) R-12, […]