Understand New Refrigerants & SEER Standards

B&J Refrigeration Heating Repair

When it comes to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), there are always technological updates. But as a Tucson homeowner, it can be hard to stay up to date, especially if you’re not sure how certain parts of your HVAC system work. There are two recent developments in heating and cooling that could affect your home’s HVAC system: the creation of new refrigerants and evolving SEER standards. At B & J Refrigeration, we’re committed to staying at the forefront of these innovations, ensuring our customers in Tucson and the surrounding communities benefit from the latest advancements in HVAC technology.

The Shift to New Refrigerants 

The HVAC industry is moving away from traditional refrigerants, which have been found to be harmful to the environment. Research has shown that refrigerants such as R-22 can contribute to global warming and the depletion of the ozone layer. New refrigerants, such as R-32 and R-410A, offer a lower environmental impact, thanks to their reduced global warming potential (GWP). This shift will help to protect the planet and meet global environmental regulations for more sustainable practices.

Updates to SEER Ratings 

Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) standards are also undergoing updates. SEER measures the efficiency of air conditioning units over an entire cooling season. The higher the SEER rating, the more energy-efficient the unit is. Recent changes in regulations are raising the minimum SEER ratings for new HVAC systems, encouraging the adoption of units that consume less energy while providing the same level of comfort.

B & J Refrigeration is here to help. 

At B & J Refrigeration, we understand the importance of these changes for our community in Tucson and beyond. Our commitment to fair pricing, honesty, and prompt service is matched by our dedication to providing environmentally friendly and energy-efficient HVAC solutions. Here’s how we’re taking action:

  • Educating Our Customers: We believe in empowering our customers with knowledge. Our team can explain the benefits of new refrigerants and the importance of higher SEER ratings, so you make informed decisions about your HVAC systems.
  • Latest Technology: Our product lineup includes the latest HVAC systems featuring new, eco-friendly refrigerants and high SEER ratings. 
  • Customized Solutions: We provide personalized recommendations based on your specific needs, preferences, and the local climate in Southern Arizona.  
  • Professional Installation & Service: Our team of certified professionals ensures that your HVAC system is installed and maintained to the highest standards. By optimizing performance and efficiency, we help extend the life of your system, saving you money and reducing environmental impact in the long run.

Upgrade Your Heating & Cooling with B & J Refrigeration Today

If your current heating and cooling system uses an outdated refrigerant or no longer matches the recommended SEER rating, B & J Refrigeration can help. Our team of experienced HVAC contractors can inspect your system and advise you on the best course of action. Contact us today for more information about our heating and cooling services in Tucson or to schedule your appointment with one of our home comfort specialists.