All posts by "Alec Johnson"

Hello ladies and gentlemen! Today on RefrgierantHQ we will be reviewing INFICON’s D-Tek 712-202-G1 refrigerant leak detector. I am very excited to write this review as this product is one ...

Hello folks and welcome! Today on RefrigerantHQ we will be reviewing Robinair’s TIFXP-1A refrigerant leak detector. A leak detector is an instrument that every HVAC technican or auto mechanic should ...

Last week a Federal Court in Washington, D.C. ruled against the Environmental Protection Agency’s ruling of planned phase-out of HFC refrigerants. This phase-out was announced by the EPA in 2015 ...

Hello and welcome ladies and gentlemen! Today on RefrigerantHQ we will be reviewing Robinair’s TIF XL-1A Refrigerant Leak Detector. A leak detector is a key instrument during a repair process ...

Hello folks! Today on RefrigerantHQ we are going to be taking an in-depth look at Robnair’s 22791 Infrared Refrigerant Leak Detector. Any HVAC technician or auto mechanic knows the importance ...

The grocery store chain Aldi has announced their intention to switch all of their stores in the United Kingdom to CO2 refrigerant. (Also known as R-744.) Their goal is by the ...

The other day I wrote an article going into what the best leak detectors are on the market today. Like my other posts I went into my Good, Better, Best ...

This is something that I was seeing a lot of seven to eight years ago. As most of you know back in 2010 R-22 refrigerant was banned from being used ...

The other day I wrote an article going into what the best leak detectors are on the market today. Like my other posts I went into my Good, Better, Best ...

Well folks that’s just it. There really isn’t one best way to identify a refrigerant leak. Anyone who has been in the industry long enough knows that every single leak ...

Since the phase-out of R-22 began in 2010 the cost has risen exponentially as each year passed by. In the year 2015 the price jumped even higher due to tougher ...

I saw this news today while reading through my alerts and frankly I’m saddened. It feels like another piece of my past has gone. If we rewind nearly eleven years ...

Greetings everyone! I welcome you this weekend to breaking news in the refrigeration world. On August 8th, just a few days ago, a Federal Court in Washington D.C. ruled against ...

No HVAC tech is complete without a refrigerant leak detector. I don’t care what part of the world you are in this is a tool that you will use and ...

A-Gas, one of the leading refrigerant companies in the world, has proudly announced a new refrigerant reclamation technology. This announcement came from their United Kingdom branch headquartered out of Bristol. ...

Well folks one of the big dogs in the refrigerated transport market, Carrier Transicold, has begun offering R-452A as an alternative refrigerant for their trucks here in America. Most everyone ...

Well folks the do-it-yourselfer air conditioning repairman will be quickly coming to a close at the end of this year. No more novices trying to ‘recharge’ their system. No more ...

Hello everyone! It’s been a long time for me here at RefrigerantHQ. Life has been crazy as I’ve started a new job, written a few books, and I’ve started a ...

If you are thinking of a career in HVAC industry, there is no better time than now. HVAC technicians are in high demand. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the ...
Honeywell Refrigerants

The race is on to find suitable alternatives to R-404A. In 2009 the Honeywell corporation invented a new refrigerant called Genetron Performax. (R-407F) This new refrigerant is an HFC blend ...