A Warning About Propane Refrigerants

A Warning About Propane Refrigerants

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Miller and Johnson is involved in litigation right now that has exposed the dangers of utilizing readily available propane refrigerants as an alternative to traditional Freon products in residential air conditioners. Propane products are in fact much cheaper and actually possess more efficient cooling properties along with being better for the environment. However, they are nonetheless hydrocarbon based, flammable explosives. They are not approved by the EPA for use in most applications. For more information in an easily readable format, go to:
 
http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/blogs/dept/building-science/epa-warns-against-unapproved-refrigerants-air-conditioners
 
If you have any questions or concerns that a propane based refrigerant has been used at your house, consult a professional HVAC contractor. If you know a propane based refrigerant has been injected into your cooling system, please make sure to carefully advise anyone working on the system of this fact!

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