Refrigerant

Various type of refrigerants grouped together

Definition

Home AC refrigerant is a chemical mixture that flows through the system and carries the heat from inside the home to the outside.

Synonyms

Freon, R-12, R-22, R-32, R-134a, R-410a

Related Terms

Expansion Valve

Expansion Valve

Controls how much refrigerant is allowed to flow into the evaporator coil

R-12

R-12

Common type of refrigeration used in older home AC systems

Freon

Freon

Brand name for a type of refrigerant used in air conditioning systems

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