Wicker Park Air conditioning Repair Contractor

Wicker Park Air Conditioning Repair Contractor

Wicker park air conditioning repair contractor talks about  how central air conditioning systems are revolving. The older R-22 refrigerant systems are gone by the wayside , and what has evolved is the new ozone friendly 410 A refrigerant.  However what has been told to us about the 410 A refrigerant is that it has been manufactured as a temporary replacement mandated by EPA for R-22 refrigerant.

Soon there will be another refrigerant replacement for 410-A because this allegedly was a temporary replacement blend, according to our wholesale suppliers. However that was never told to us at seminars or certification testing for the 410-A. Yes we have to be certified to handle all refrigerants.


Wicker Park Air Conditioning Repair Contractor
Ozone depleting refrigerant
Wicker Park air conditioning repair contractor
410-A refrigerant that is currently being used in resident home air conditioning systems and light commercial applications.

HCFC = HydroChloroFluoroCarbons. .. R-22 ozone depleting. Still available but very expensive.
CFC = ChloroFluoroCarbons. …  R-12, Not Used, Gone, I’m sure our government still uses it though.
HFC = HydroFluoroCarbons. … 410-A Non ozone Depleting, so they say?
HC = HydroCarbons. … Not for Residential.
NH3 = Ammonia. … Best absorption Rate, however if handled incorrectly, it’s a killer
CO2 = Carbon Dioxide. … We use to blow out drains and coils and such.


Wicker Park air conditioning repair contractor tells you this info to help you understand why pricing can be so high when working with air conditioning systems with the older outdated refrigerants. 410 A refrigerant was mildly reasonable concerning pricing however with the phase out of this refrigerant theses pricing will increase drastically.

Around The Town Heating and Cooling has performed many air conditioning  installations and air conditioning repairs in the Wicker Park Chicago area and will continue for many years to come.On the roof of a mid rise at 1260 west Washington last week repairing a residential  air conditioner I thought how nice this neighborhood is.

Every day we strive to improve how we can better serve your air conditioning and heating needs in the Chicago Wicker Park area as well as all the other neighborhoods in and around the Chicago land area. If you have any suggestions feel free to post them.

If you are in the market for air conditioning repair in Wicker Park Chicago or a free estimate for a new central air conditioning system, feel free to Call us at 312-243-9896.

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