Operation Returning Comfort designed to help flood-ravaged homeowners replace HVAC quickly
April 11, 2019
With record flooding destroying and damaging homes throughout the Midwest, Goodman Mfg. Co. L.P. is deploying its Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Operation Returning Comfort program to help flood victims recover.
Thanks to generous donations to the ACCA Disaster Relief Fund, on October 3rd James Barry, President and Owner of Doctor Cool and Professor Heat (League City, TX) was able to present ACCA Disaster Relief aid to three of his employees critically impacted by flooding after Hurricane Harvey.
Houston-area homeowners and businesses with properties damaged by the recent historical flooding are potentially facing looming problems with their climate control systems that may not be obvious to the untrained eye. Carrier and Air-Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), a trade association representing the heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) industry, are warning that standing water associated with flooding can result in system failure well after the water has receded.
Disaster plans are one of those things we all know we need, but never get around to creating. That tends to bite our business right in the rear when trouble comes. The weather events of the last few months have brought this topic to the top of everyone’s minds, and I want you to think about acting while the memories are still fresh.
As a result of the current flooding in Texas and Louisiana, Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association PHCC has activated its Disaster Relief Fund to provide immediate assistance to members in need. Donations will support members whose businesses have been disrupted by major disasters now and in the future.
Every business has their own unique circumstances that must be addressed in a disaster management plan, but there are five main areas that are common to almost all businesses, representing the greatest risks in any disaster scenario. When creating a disaster management plan, make sure to address these areas.
In this issue, we cover ductless products for the commercial market. We also look at alternative refrigerants and trends in R-22 reclamation. Other topics include a summer forecast, business franchises, and more.
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