R1234yf Refrigerant for Car Air Conditioning

R1234yf is a synthetic HFO (hydrofluoroolefin) refrigerant developed by DuPont and Honeywell. It is a successor to R134a for car air-conditioning systems. The reason R1234yf refrigerant is being introduced as because it has an very low global warming potential (GWP), with a rating of less than 1. This means that one kilogram of R1234yf released to atmosphere has a significantly …

Car Air Conditioning Recharge

Why do I need a Car Air Conditioning Recharge ? If your car’s air vents are blowing out nicely chilled air when you turn the air conditioning on and if that happens without a strange smell and in a reasonably short space of time – then the answer is you don’t need a car air conditioning recharge. However, when Polar Airconditioning get involved …

How Car Air Conditioning Works

If you have ever wondered how your car air conditioning works, then here we run through the basics of a typical aircon system. Air conditioning does several things to condition the air passing through a space, in this case the driver and passenger area of your car. Although you may have though the air is only being cooled, the moisture …

Car Air-con Regas

When Should I Regas My Car Air-con?

Most of the new cars sold today are fitted with air conditioning so as a car owner you are going to have to have a car air-con regas at some point in your ownership, unless you are very lucky. In the first years of ownership your car’s aircon system will provide climate control easily and efficiently when you need it. However …