In some cases, the proper HVACR tool simply doesn’t exist. In those instances, some entrepreneurial contractors take it upon themselves to craft their own solutions. Thus was the case with Mitch Livingston, his nephew Corey Livingston, and their ACAL-SHARK copper alarm.
In 2006, the average price of copper skyrocketed from about 50 cents per pound to approximately $3.70 per pound. As the transition metal grew in value, it began attracting more attention from thieves looking to earn a quick buck.