Cost Benefits of Using HFO-1234yf
Cost benefits of HFO-1234yf reflect the fact that HFO-1234yf is a near drop-in replacement for
While auto repair shops would need to invest in new equipment to service cars with HFO-1234yf, we expect that the service industry will gradually implement these changes. The new equipment and servicing itself will be quite similar to what service shops currently use with HFC-134a. However, service shops are not presently prepared to service CO2 systems, and infrastructure would need to be developed for handling/servicing CO2 systems. Most importantly, CO2 operates at a much higher pressure, so safety and use standards would need to be well communicated to service shop owners.