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For 2012, the EPA has proposed an accelerated R-22 phase out schedule. We have decided to give our Full Service Agreement holders and Warranty customers a preemptive solution to what promises to be a very difficult summer marked with long wait times for Refrigerant R-22. Effective immediately, all Full Service Agreement and Warranty customers will be issued a $500 credit towards the purchase of chlorine free R410A heat pump or air-conditioning system.
Several other rebates and incentives are available to all customers.
For your $500 credit information or other incentives and rebates fill out the Get A Free Estimate form at the top of the page.
See more information below regarding the 2012 R-22 possible shortages and some thoughts from major R-22 suppliers:
The phase out of Refrigerant 22 was supposed to follow an orderly phase down beginning Jan. 1 2010 and continue through 2020, with a small .05% trickle continuing until 2030. As a reference point, our industry used 160 million pounds of refrigerant in 2009. The previous phase out rule allocated 100 million pounds of refrigerant for 2011, and 90 million pounds of refrigerant for 2012.
At the beginning of this year, EPA released a 75 page proposal called Protection of the Stratospheric Ozone: Adjustments to the Allowance System for Controlling HCFC (R-22 in our industry) Production, Import and Export. This proposal advocated accelerating the phase out this year by allowing an allocation of 55 – 80 million pounds of refrigerant. This could translate into a 45% reduction compared to 2011. Industry insiders have speculated 2 reasons for the advanced phase out:
How has the industry responded?