Frequent Questions

Where can I find information on issues related to purchasing or repairing the air conditioning unit in my home?

Homeowners Frequently Asked Questions: make informed decisions when purchasing, or servicing air-conditioners or other equipment containing regulated refrigerants.

Purchasing and Repairing Home Air-Conditioners or Heat Pumps: learn more about the phasing out of HCFC-22 (also known as R-22), a refrigerant commonly used in residential heat pump and air-conditioning systems.

Contact Ozone Layer Protection for more guidance on refrigerants and the ozone.

Also see the Department of Energy's Heating & Cooling guidance for homeowners on regular air conditioner maintenance and what to look for when hiring a professional service technical to repair residential air conditioning units.

If you have questions, you may contact Energy Saver at the Department of Energy:


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