GRANITEVILLE, S.C. — Recleim LLC, a recycling services provider, and the South Carolina Association of Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors (SCAHACC) are working together to offer contractors across the state a convenient and environmentally-friendly solution to dispose of retired HVAC equipment. By joining forces, Recleim and SCAHACC eliminate the need for contractors to deconstruct their HVAC units while giving them a fair price for the systems.

Under the agreement, SCAHACC members can direct a portion of the proceeds from units sold to Recleim to the association for their annual dues. Recleim pays South Carolina contractors for used HVAC systems and removes units at no expense. Upon request, Recleim will also provide a “certificate of destruction.” This certificate provides customers with a traceable document confirming, through the transfer of custody, Recleim accepts responsibility for fully processing all goods received according to Recleim’s standard recycling practices and in such a way that meets or exceeds federal, state, and local requirements.

“Teaming up with Recleim is a win for HVAC contractors across the state and the environment,” said Lee Boylston, president of SCAHACC. “We’re making it easier than ever for our member contractors to reduce operating expenses, keep their SCAHACC memberships up-to-date, and dispose of units in a way that protects the environment. We are pleased to offer this convenient new perk to our members.”

Recleim said it embraces the highest recycling standards, using exclusively licensed technology to safely remove hazardous materials found in HVAC units, such as refrigerants and other harmful chemicals. Through its advanced process, Recleim recovers approximately 95 percent of an HVAC unit’s components by weight and sells the commodities for reuse in other products.

“We make disposing of retired HVAC units painless and profitable for contractors,” said Tony Jones, Recleim’s HVAC representative. “As a life-long member of this industry, I know that disassembling old units consumes valuable time and resources. By teaming up with SCAHACC, Recleim is helping South Carolina’s HVAC contractors easily and properly dispose of retired units so they can spend more time building their businesses.”

Recleim processes HVAC units at its state-of-the-art, 110,000-square-foot recycling center in Graniteville, South Carolina. The facility can process more than 60 million pounds of HVAC units and household appliances annually.

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Publication date: 9/29/2014

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