Why is The Price of R-22 Refrigerant So High?

Since January 2012 the price of R-22 refrigerant, which is used in many air conditioning systems, has risen as much as 400%—and we don’t know how high it might go. These are direct costs that we have to pay and we have no choice but to pass those costs along, which is why your refrigerant may cost more now than during previous service calls. Here’s Why The U.S.