Local HUB to offer cylinder exchange with no fees and top buyback rates for R-22
June 14, 2017
Diversified Pure Chem has opened a new hub facility in Jacksonville, Florida, to offer small cylinder exchange and refrigerant buyback services. With the Jacksonville addition, Pure Chem now has multiple facilities to service HVACR and industrial businesses throughout the Jacksonville, Gainesville, Orlando, Tampa, and Miami markets.
In March, Trump released his preliminary 2018 budget proposal detailing several changes to the way the federal government spends money. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is one of many government departments being targeted.
Over the last several years, the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa has been replacing outmoded electrical and mechanical equipment with new, more energy-efficient equipment that saves money and decreases carbon footprint.
Recently, the Trump administration announced plans to defund Energy Star. The administration claims it is not a priority for taxpayer dollars and actually lumps it into the category of ‘lower priority and poorly performing programs.’ But, 25 years of Energy Star experience tells a much different tale.
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He acknowledges the proposed compliance requirements are not feasible and would cause considerable harm, result in economic job losses, and may increase — not decrease — risks to the American public. Whitfield said this opinion was the consensus of the most affected industries, including the air conditioning and refrigeration sectors.