ARLINGTON, Va. - The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) has released the latest in its ComforTool series of flyers for ACCA members to use as a marketing tool and to help educate customers. The new flyer, “What Causes Formicary Corrosion & How Is It Stopped?”, explains formicary corrosion, the causes, and how to prevent it on copper refrigerant tubes.

“We continue to publish ComforTools as a member benefit to help contractors easily educate the public,” said Paul T. Stalknecht, ACCA president and CEO. “Contractors tell us that ComforTools are valuable resources, because they are written in simple language that customers understand and it helps them sell more.”

Previous ComforTools include: You May Need More Outside Air in Your Home; Quality Installation: Get What You Pay For; and Preventive Maintenance = Savings.

ACCA members can download the formicary corrosion ComforTool, and any of the previous ones, for free at For more information on ACCA, visit

Publication date:01/03/2011