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Blog Title: Is R_410A more efficient than R_22?
Is R_410A more efficient than R_22?
Category: Wall Air & Heat Units Post By: Rick Gordon (San Jose, CA), 10/02/2016

R-410A or Puron is more efficient than R-22 or Freon. It can absorb and release more heat than R-22. You can save better on energy cost with it. Also, the stress on the A/c compressor is reduced. You run a lesser risk of compressor burnout due to overheating. All air conditioners use an oil to keep the compressor lubricated during operation. R-22 air conditioners use mineral oil and R-410A systems use synthetic oil. The synthetic oil is generally more soluble with R-410A than mineral oil is with R-22. This means the R-410A system operates more efficiently reducing wear and tear on the compressor.

- Mel Dawson (Austin, TX), 10/05/2016
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