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R-410A or r410a Why This Refrigerant is Better

One of the best benefits of R-410A refrigerant is its exceptionally quiet operation. Other key benefits of R-410A and the air conditioning systems that use it are higher EER (Energy Efficiency Ratio) better heat-pump performance, increased efficiency and reliability. There is also no ozone-depleting chemicals. R410A has the lowest Global Warming TEWI (Total Equivalent Warming Impact). Probably the most important benefit of R-410A is that it will still be available long after the production of R-22 units is stopped in 2010. Although contractors are still using the lower pricing of R-22 equipment as a selling point when talking to their customers, many smart ones are now also selling the environmental benefits of R-410A.They are also selling the benefits of the new technology and the improved comfort level of the new R-410A equipment.

There are many efficiency and economical benefits to R-410A. It has become very important for techs to inform their customers of the many benefits of R-410A products. Some of the benefits of R-410A are low energy consumption, increased product performance, no ozone depleting chemicals (no chlorine), and improved product reliability. The new products that use R-410A are state of the art technology, feature enhanced heat pump and air conditioning performance and meet the clean air act requirements for 2010.

For many years most air conditioners and heat pumps sold around the world used a refrigerant called R-22. Homeowners and business owners now have the ability to ask for an air conditioner or heat pump that uses the more efficient and environmentally friendlier refrigerant called R-410A. When you buy a new air conditioning or heat pump system by selecting R-410A you virtually eliminate the possibility that refrigerant leaking from your system could contribute to the hole in the ozone layer. You will also be investing in a new comfort system that will last you for many years to come. This is because R-410A (a chlorine-free refrigerant) complies with governmental legislation to phase out ozone-depleting refrigerants well ahead of the 2010 deadline. Another thing to consider is that the costs of R-22 will begin to rapidly rise when the production of R-22 units are phased out by January 1, 2010. Because of this there will be less R-22 refrigerant produced.

One of the greatest benefits of R-410A is that it will still be available for a long after the production of R-22 units ceases in 2010. If you are installing an air conditioner or heat pump in the near future, make sure that you specify that the unit uses R-410A refrigerant.
Do not allow the installation of a R-22 unit even if the pricing is much lower. The future costs of a repair to the unit will more than offset the savings now.

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What type of refrigerant should be used in a Mitsubishi ms09tw 2001 air conditioner?


The answer is R410A.

Refrigerant Types in a Central Air Conditioner
There are 2 different types of air conditioning refrigerant currently used in residential cooling systems. R-22, commonly referred to a Freon and R410A, a blend considered to be more environmentally friendly, sometimes called Puron.

R410A (sometimes known as Puron), is the industry's choice to replace R-22 in central air conditioning systems. It is less reactive with the environment while having the same home cooling characteristics of R-22. R410A is not interchangeable with R-22-you choose one or the other and your air cooling equipment is designed to operate with it. When you purchase a R-410A system, a new line set is included with your central air installation as well as a new evaporator coil. Our experience with R-410A has been excellent. New cooling systems have been dependable and efficient, as well as operating quieter! R-410A is the refrigerant of the future!

Less reactive with the environment
Replaces R-22 in the year 2020
Cannot be used with R-22 systems
Quiet and dependable
Freon, R22, heat pump refrigerant
R-22 also known as Freon has been used for decades as the refrigerant in central air conditioning systems. However it has been linked to Ozone depletion and has therefore been banned from being manufactured after the year 2010. It's price will increase as the supply decreases.

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Marty

May 27, 2014 | Mitsubishi MSH09TW Air Conditioner

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how do I recharge the freon in my unit? model is 38CKB060300


Hello, freon should be charged by a hvac technician with a epa card. But the way you charge it in is hook up the manifold gauges to the unit tjen take the yellow and hook it up to your refrigerant bottle. If this is a R-22 unit then you add vapor refrigerant to the low side of the system untill your superheat is correct if it is a fixed orifice system, however if it is a txv system then you chek the subooling. If it is a 410a system then the same principle applies however you flip the cylinder upside down and add liquid refrigerant through the low side a little at a time here is a link that shows you proper charging methods http://www.air-conditioning-and-refrigeration-guide.com/charging-air-conditioning-systems.html.

May 27, 2011 | Carrier 38CKC036 Air Conditioner

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Where do I add the new r 410a refridgerant on 2004 Pontiac vibe?


410a cannot be used in a automotive system it will cause damage to your compressor, other other a/c components.
410a is used for home use only.as a substitute for R-22
see below definition.


Although the United States Environmental Protection Agency has mandated that R-22 along with other hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) be phased-out in the United States, few window-mounted air conditioners are available that use R-410A. However, all of the largest central air conditioning systems manufacturers in the United States offer R-410A. As an alternative to window-mounted systems, a ductless "split" system is available which uses R-410A refrigerant, and can be installed with a 3-inch hole through the wall (or window opening).[4] R-410A has replaced R-22 as the preferred refrigerant for use in residential and commercial air conditioners in Japan and Europe.
Parts designed specifically for R-410A must be used as R-410A operates at higher pressures[5] than other refrigerants. Thus R-410A systems require service personnel to use different tools, equipment, safety standards and techniques.[6] Equipment manufacturers are aware of these changes and require the certification of professionals installing R-410A systems. In addition the AC&R Safety Coalition has been created to help educate professionals about R-41-A system.
manufactures recommendations for vehicle

NOTE:
  • R-134a is the only approved refrigerant for use in this vehicle. The use of any other refrigerant may result in poor system performance or component failure.
  • To avoid system damage use only R-134a dedicated tools when servicing the A/C system.
  • Use only Polyalkylene Glycol Synthetic Refrigerant Oil (PAG) for internal circulation through the R-134a A/C system and only 525 viscosity mineral oil on fitting threads and O-rings. If lubricants other than those specified are used, compressor failure and/or fitting seizure may result.
  • R-12 refrigerant and R-134a refrigerant must never be mixed, even in the smallest of amounts, as they are incompatible with each other. If the refrigerants are mixed, compressor failure is likely to occur. Refer to the manufacturer instructions included with the service equipment before servicing.

Oct 19, 2010 | 2004 Pontiac Vibe

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