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Stationary air-conditioning

Comfort air conditioning heating applications include a wide range of systems, from small room air conditioners to unitary systems and heat pumps, serving the cooling and heating requirements from residential needs through large commercial applications.

 

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Residential / commercial air-conditioning and heat pumps

Forane® 410A is the refrigerant used  in most new residential and commercial air conditioning equipment and heat pumps. Forane® 410A replaces R-22 in many applications, offering excellent performance compared to R-22 but with significantly higher refrigerating capacity and higher operating pressures, so it should not be used to retrofit existing R-22 installations.

R-22 is still the most widely used refrigerant in existing HVACR applications though it is subject to a phase-out obligation by the Montreal Protocol. To accommodate the phase-out of R-22, Arkema is providing alternatives, such as Forane® 427A and Forane® 407C, which have no phase-out date and are more environmentally sustainable than HCFCs. Forane® 427A, the Easy RetrofitTM, is an HFC refrigerant blend with thermodynamic properties similar to R-22 that was developed to minimize the work required when retrofitting R-22 systems. Forane® 427A works well with residual mineral oil left in the system and is suggested for retrofits of R-22 in air conditioning systems as well as low- and medium-temperature refrigeration. Forane® 407C is an HFC refrigerant blend that can be used to replace R-22 in new or existing positive displacement systems, including residential and commercial air conditioners and heat pumps.

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