Choose HVAC Equipment with Eco-Friendly R410-A Refrigerant
1. R-410A is not chlorine based so it will not harm the environment in the same way that that the old refrigerant, R-22, will.
2. Laws that come into effect in 2010 (the Montreal Protocol) will eliminate the use of the old refrigerant R-22, so servicing a system that uses R-22 will be increasingly difficult and expensive.
Climate Control Legislation – The Liberman-Warner Bill
Climate control legislation is moving through Congress which you should know about as it will have a long term impact on your pocketbook. The Lieberman Warner bill appears to be the leader among all the proposed legislation as it addresses the issue of Global Warming and has bipartisan support. There are many areas of the proposal which will affect our lives and we suggest you become educated on all the different elements of the bill.
The biggest impact it would have on the HVAC products homeowners use would be: