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The Space Coast's largest air conditioning, installation, and service provider for over 25 years!

The question we are frequently asked is “When will I have to replace my system due to the laws regarding Freon???” Well here is the timeline for the phasing out of Freon.

1990 Clean Air Act and the HFAC Phase Out (Freon/R-22)

  • January 1, 1996: HFCA production cap implemented
  • January 1, 2004: Production is reduced to 23% below 1997 consumption
  • January 1, 2010; HVAC manufacturers can no longer use Freon/R22 in air conditioners and heat pumps
  • January 1, 2020: No more Freon/R22 can be manufactured

To learn more about the difference between R22 (Freon) and R410A (Puron) click here

Did you know that the change to a Puron system will provide you with additional savings and comfort? (learn more)

Equipment Advances - Cooling & Heating Pumps

Old Technology

 

New Technology

Higher Operating Costs

 

Benefit: Lower Operating Costs

    Low SEER 5 to 12
    Low HSPF 5 to 6

 

    SEER 13 to 19
    HSPF 6.8 to 9.5

Less than Ideal Indoor Comfort

 

Benefit: Better Indoor Comfort

    Single Speed compressor
    Electromechanical room thermostat
    Cooling mode only

 

    Two-speed compressors
    Electronic room thermostats
    Cooling and dehumidification

Less Reliable Product

 

Benefit: More Reliable Product

    Painted steel cabinet
    Aluminum coils
    Electromechanical controls

 

    Powder paint coating
    Copper tube coils
    Electronic and microprocessor controls

Noisy Operation

 

Benefit: Quieter Operation

    No sound shield or metal sound shield
    Noisy compressors
    Single speed high RPM outdoor fan

 

    High-tech sound blankets
    Improved compressors
    Low speed outdoor fan
    Vibration isolation plate

Difficult or Costly to Service

 

Benefit: Easier and Less Expensive to Service

    Difficult to repair aluminum coils
    Remove coil to access compressor
    Difficult to clean coils
    Schraeder service ports

 

    Easy to repair copper coils
    Compressor easily accessible
    Easy-to-clean coils
    Back seating service valves

Harmful to the Environment

 

Benefit: Good to the Environment

    Used ozone depleting refrigerants

 

    Uses Puron refrigerant

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Able Air, Inc. , 5075 Industry Drive Melbourne, FL 32940 
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Phone: 321-242-7400   Fax: 321-242.7106   E-mail: able@ableairinc.com