I am getting quotes for a 2 tone central air conditioner. Every
contractor in my area is charging about 10% more for a 410 unit than
for an R22 unit. Why is that? I thought that there was little price
difference. I'm beginning to think that I might as well go with the
cheaper R22. Is the higher price worth it? qed
From Carrier's Site
"As HCFC-22 contains 41% chlorine and has an atmospheric life of 15 years,
this refrigerant is subject to phaseout in 2030 under the international
Montreal Protocol. The U.S. Clean Air Act will prohibit the use of this
refrigerant in new equipment in 2010, along with prohibiting new production
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