Can You Vent R410A Refrigerant? - Ask the Expert Episode 265

Today’s question comes from Jim. “Hey Dan, can you vent R410A?”

You cannot legally vent R410A refrigerant into the atmosphere. Though it does not have high ozone depletion potential, it is a greenhouse gas so it is regulated by the EPA and they say don’t vent it into the atmosphere. If you do, then you have violated the Clean Air Act. 

4 comments (view/add)
  • GUSTAVO CORTEZ
    GUSTAVO CORTEZ
    Posted on 7/1/2021

    COMO PUEDO SABER EL TONELAGE QUE NESECITA MI CASA? UNOS DICEN 3 TON OTROS 3 Y MEDIA. EN REALIDAD TAMBIEN DICEN QUE SI PONGO DE MAS TON AFECTA. CUAL ES LA VERDAD POR FAVOR. YA NO CONFIO. MI CASA SON 3 RECAMARAS BAÑO COCINA Y SALA. LE AGRADESCO LA RESPUESTA DE UN BUEN TECNICO. EN VERANO EN EL VALLE DE IMPERIAL CALIF ES DE 115 GRADOS VERANO

  • Dan Danowski
    Dan Danowski from Ingrams
    Posted on 7/2/2021

    The only way to know the tonnage your home needs is by having a professional load calculation performed.

  • Bradley Stevens
    Bradley Stevens
    Posted on 6/30/2021

    With eliminating a perfect cooling gas R-12 and replacing it with a still harmful pollution agent what was the purpose ? Now it consumes twice the energy to get the same results in twice the time.
    If people would look at the whole situation pros and cons prior to stampeding there outcome would be useful.
    With all the environmental changes we have imposed on Americans and it only increased the OZONE because changing one thing is not a fix.

  • Mark Turner
    Mark Turner
    Posted on 6/28/2021

    By that logic you can't legally pass gas either.


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