refrigerant huffing Archives - Ernst Heating & Cooling Skip to content
Service in Just Hours!
618.217.1836
Service Finance Available Learn More »
Service in Just Hours!

The Crucial Reason Your Air Conditioner Needs A Safety Cap

You may not have heard of refrigerant huffing, but it’s an alarming practice, typically among teenagers. The abusers remove refrigerant from air conditioners either by trapping it in plastic bags or breathing it directly. Central air conditioners and heat pumps have condensers that sit outdoors and have valves that can be opened to expel the…

Read More

Prevent Refrigerant Huffing With A Cap On Your A/C Service Valve

If high summer temperatures have been giving your air conditioner a workout, but it seems your home has become difficult to cool and your energy bills are rising, you might be a victim of refrigerant huffing. Drug abusers, mainly teens, have started inhaling air conditioner refrigerant to get high. Not only is it hard on…

Read More