Refrigerant Leak Reduction Savings Calculator


In many cases, the cost of replacing refrigerant now outweighs the cost of a technician’s time to locate and repair any refrigerant leaks. (This doesn’t take into consideration any costs associated with lost inventory, increased utility consumption, damaged / overworked equipment or potential <a href="https://www.epa.gov/enforcement/trader-joes-company-clean-air-act-settlement" target="_blank" rel="noopener">fines from environmental regulators</a>.)
<h4>High GWP Refrigerants Not Alone in Sharp Price Increase</h4>
While the majority of price increases can be tracked back to changes in environmental regulations, some lower <a href="https://www.epa.gov/ghgemissions/understanding-global-warming-potentials" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Global Warming Potential </a>(GWP) refrigerants have also seen sharp price hikes.
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    <li>R-404A – GWP of 3,922 tons of CO<sub>2</sub>, the price of this high GWP refrigerant has increased by 700% since the start of 2017.</li>
    <li>R-410A – GWP of 2,088 tons of CO<sub>2</sub>, the price of this refrigerant has increased by 450% since the start of 2017.</li>
    <li>R-407C – GWP of 1,774 tons of CO<sub>2</sub>, the price of this refrigerant has increased by 350% since the start of 2017.</li>
    <li>R-134a – GWP of 1,430 tons of CO<sub>2</sub>, the price of this refrigerant has increased by 275% since the start of 2017.</li>
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Bacharach refrigerant leak detectors are capable of identifying the presence of refrigerant leaks with a <a href="https://blog.mybacharach.com/news/low-leak-level-reduced/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">minimum detection level (MDL) of 1 ppm</a>. This means that your staff will be alerted to small leaks (leaks which would have gone undetected indefinitely by competing refrigerant leak detectors). before they cost you money.
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