What Is “Freon”?

What is “Freon”? Freon is actually DuPont’s name brand for R-22. R-22 is the short name for the halocarbon compound CHClF2 (monochlorodifluoromethane), which is used as the refrigerant. R stands for the refrigerant. In the number “22” second “2” denotes the number of the fluorine atoms in the compound. The DuPont name, Freon, became so

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Does My Air Conditioner Need Freon Every Year?

Do I need to add Freon to my Air Conditioner every year? Answer: No Refrigerant circuits are fully sealed systems. If you need to add, you have a leak. We can add refrigerant to just get you by temporarily, but we do not consider that a repair. No warranty will be given on simply adding

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Why Is Summer The Season For Freon Leaks?

Why do Freon Leaks seem to happen at the beginning and at the end of the Summer? This is a great question and we are excited to let our inner geek out to answer it! It all has to do with the relationship between temperature and pressure, or thermal dynamics. You see, when an air

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