## Can you still buy R22 air conditioners?

In 2010, the U.S. stopped the sale of new air conditioning units that use R22. That means, new air conditioner in US manufactured after 2010 does not use R22 coolant. R22 phaseout in 2020 means that it became completely illegal to manufacture or import R22 itself into the country.

### Are R22 compressors still available?

On January 1, 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) implemented a ban on the production and import of R22, except for continuing servicing needs of existing equipment. The EPA also banned the manufacture and installation of new R22 AC or heat pump systems.

#### How much R22 does a 4 ton unit hold?

16 pounds
A 4-ton AC with a very bad leak that’s been ignored for months may need a complete fill-up that requires 16 pounds of R-22.

How many square feet will a 4 ton AC unit cover?

2,500 square feet
Step 5: Match your square footage to an HVAC size chart

Home Sq Footage Air Conditioner Size (tons)
600 – 1,000 square feet 1.5 tons
1,000 – 1,500 square feet 2 tons
1,500 – 2,000 square feet 3 tons
2,000 – 2,500 square feet 4 tons

How much Freon is in a 4 ton unit?

The rule of thumb is 2 to 4 pounds of refrigerant per ton of air conditioning unit.

## What size AC do I need for 1700 sq ft?

Furnace and Air Conditioner size for a detached 2-storey home

House square footage * Furnace Output [BTU/hr] Air Conditioner size [ton]
up to 1300 sq ft 40,000 BTU/hr 1.5 ton
1300 to 1700 sq ft 45,000 BTU/hr 1.5 ton
1700 to 2500 sq ft 55,000 BTU/hr 2 to 2.5 ton
2500 to 3500 sq ft up to 65,000 BTU/hr 2.5 to 3 ton

### How much Freon is in a 3.5 ton AC?

The General Rule of Thumb When estimating the amount of refrigerant in a residential A/C unit, the general rule that is used is in the 2-4 pounds per ton of cooling. Say, for instance, recharging a 3-ton A/C with a 35-foot line set from empty level will need an approximately 6-12 pounds of refrigerants.

#### How much R-22 is in a 3 ton unit?

approximately 6-12 pounds
The General Rule of Thumb Say, for instance, recharging a 3-ton A/C with a 35-foot line set from empty level will need an approximately 6-12 pounds of refrigerants.

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