R-22 Retrofit Solutions

Retrofit Your R-22 A/C or Refrigeration System Today

Honeywell Genetron® Refrigerants offers non-ozone-depleting HFC alternatives to R-22. We have refrigerants specifically designed to retrofit any refrigeration or A/C system.

  • A/C Systems
  • Refrigeration
  • Videos
  • Retrofit Guidelines
  • Literature
  • Case Studies

Find the Right Refrigerant for your R-22 Retrofit

Genetron 407C (R-407C)

  • Best capacity match to R-22
  • The most efficient R-22 retrofit option in the marketplace
  • A change to POE lubricant, or the addition of some POE to the system is required for proper oil return
  • Requires minimum of 20% POE for close-coupled systems
  • No TXV change required
  • GWP of 1774
  • Lower discharge temperature than R-22

Genetron 422D (R-422D)

  • No oil change* or TXV** change in most installations
  • Satisfies customers looking for a “drop-in” option
  • Slightly less capacity and efficiency but lower discharge temperatures
  • Can be used with AB, MO, POE lubricants* when short connecting lines are used

*System designs vary and the addition of POE may be required to assure proper oil return.
**The mass flow of 422D is higher than that of R-22. An evaluation of the expansion device is recommended.

Find the Right Refrigerant to Retrofit Your R-22 System

Solstice® N40 (R-448A)

  • U.S. EPA SNAP-listed and UL listed
  • GWP of 1273 is 68% lower than R-404A
  • Solstice N40 demonstrates a 5-16% lower energy consumption in medium-temperature refrigeration compared with R-404A
  • Approved for use with major compressor manufacturers (Carlyle, Copeland, Danfoss, Bitzer)
  • Near drop-in replacement for R-404A and R-507
  • Non-ozone-depleting and nonflammable (ASHRAE A1)
  • The lowest GWP, A1 replacement for R-404A, R-22, and R-507 available today

Genetron Performax® LT (R-407F)

  • Best capacity match to R-22 in medium- and low-temperature applications
  • Most efficient R-22 retrofit option in the marketplace
  • Lowest GWP (1824) among R-22 replacements for commercial refrigeration
  • Requires POE
  • No TXV change or adjustments
  • Compressor manufacturer approvals
  • Lower discharge temperature than R-22

Training
R-22 Retrofit for Residential A/C Download
Supermarket Retrofit Learning Module (Performax LT) Download
Genetron® 422D: The No-Oil-Change R-22 Retrofit Solution for A/C Download
Overview: How to Retrofit a Supermarket to Solstice N40 (R-448A) Download
Solstice N40 Supermarket Retrofit Site Survey Part 1 Download
Solstice N40 Supermarket Retrofit: Site Survey Part 2 Download
Understanding Refrigerants with Glide Download
Understanding Pressure-Based PT Charts Download
How to Calculate Superheat / Subcooling Download
Solstice N40 Supermarket Retrofit: Preparation Part 1 Download
Solstice N40 Supermarket Retrofit: Preparation Part 2 Download
Solstice N40 Supermarket Retrofit Part 1 Download
Solstice N40 Supermarket Retrofit Part 2 Download

Download our Retrofit guidelines for Step-by-Step Retrofit Instructions.

Retrofit Guidelines
Retrofit Guide: Convert R22 to Solstice N40 (R-448A) Download
Guide to retrofitting A/C systems from R-22 to R-422D or R-407C Download
HFC Retrofit Guidelines: HFC-404A and HFC-507 to HFC-407F Download
Retrofit Guidelines for Commercial Refrigeration Systems Download
Retrofit Guidelines: Convert Medium-Temperature Refrigeration to Solstice N13 (R-450A) Download
Literature
Solstice N40 Data Sheet Download
Commercial Refrigeration Brochure Download
R-22 retrofit options for A/C and refrigeration refrigerants Download
Genetron 422D one-page information sheet Download
Genetron 407C One-Page Information Sheet Download
Genetron Performax LT One-page data sheet Download
Case Studies
Festival Foods Selects Solstice N40 as First Choice for New Builds
Coborn’s Selects Solstice N40 Over CO2
Solstice N40: R-404A Retrofit at TOPS Supermarkets
Genetron Performax® LT (R-407F) in Cold Storage Warehouse Case Study PDF
Genetron Performax® LT (R-407F) in Cold Storage Warehouse Case Study Video
Performax LT – R-22 Retrofit Case Study – Schnucks Market
Performax LT – R-22 Retrofit Case Study – Sprouts
Performax LT – R-22 Retrofit Case Study – Weaver Markets