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Freon is recycled throughout an air conditioning unit, and should not need to be added to the unit unless the system has a leak. In some areas, Freon is a regulated substance and cannot be obtained without the proper lic... More »

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Some tips for adding Freon to a home air-conditioning include obtaining the right type of Freon, wearing protective gear, identifying the point of Freon leak and repairing it, adding small amounts of the refrigerant at a... More »

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Stopping an air conditioner leak depends on the cause of the leak. Air conditioners may leak because of anything from a clogged condensate drain line to a dirty air filter. After discovering a leak, immediately turn off ... More »

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A 3-ton air conditioning unit can hold 6 to 12 pounds of Freon, depending on the unit. The exact amount of Freon needed is determined by a variety of factors, such as the type of unit and where it is installed. More »

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A 4-ton Carrier air conditioning unit is a split system residential air conditioner that can remove 4 tons of heat from a home in one hour. Heat is measured in BTUs, and 12,000 BTUs equal 1 ton. This unit can remove 48,0... More »

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A ductless air-conditioning system is an air-conditioning unit mounted on the inside of a wall to deliver cool air into the room or on the outside of the house to add permanent air conditioning to homes that do not have ... More »

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Tune up your air conditioning system by replacing the filters, clearing dirt and debris away from the outside condensing unit and rinsing the unit with a garden hose. These maintenance activities are simple steps the hom... More »

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