How do I dispose of an old air conditioner – can I just dump it?

Recently had a new air conditioning installation at your house or office? Wondering howto dispose the old worn out one?

Unless you have already had the refrigerant professionally recovered from the old unit, no, you should not dump it. This is because the refrigerant gas needs to be destroyed in order to prevent it from leaking into the atmosphere and contributing to global warming.

Tri-tech air conditioning are licensed to remove refrigerant and will dispose of your old air conditioner in an approved manner when replacing it with a new one.