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Hillphoenix


Platinum

Hillphoenix’s mission is to provide fresh, innovative customer-centric solutions that help their customers stay relevant and competitively differentiated. This vision inspires Hillphoenix to become the recognized global leader in creative, flexible and responsible innovations in food retail and commercial refrigeration.  The leading North American manufacturer of CO2 equipment, Hillphoenix has expanded its natural refrigerant capabilities with the addition of NXTCold Ultra-low charge Ammonia Systems.  Hillphoenix designs and manufactures food retail display cases, commercial and industrial refrigeration systems, provides training services through The Hillphoenix Learning Center and Energy Services through The AMS Group.  Hillphoenix Inc., a Dover Company, is based in Conyers (Ga).

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Kysor Warren


Platinum

Kysor Warren, a newly acquired part of the Epta Group, is a leading brand of refrigerated display cases & refrigeration systems, that closely partners with their customers to bring complete commercial refrigeration solutions to supermarkets and other food retailers across North and Central America.

Thanks to Epta’s expertise in CO2 systems and technology, Kysor Warren can now accelerate the transition of the North American market from the traditional synthetic gases to modern natural CO2 systems.

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Hussmann


Platinum

Since 1906, Hussmann has provided products, services and solutions for preserving and merchandising fresh food. It is recognized throughout the world as a leader in manufacturing, selling, installing and servicing display equipment and refrigeration systems for customers in the food retail industry.The company serves several key markets, including supermarkets, mass merchants, convenience stores, drug stores, dollar and discount stores and foodservice operations. Hussmann enables excellence in food retailing by providing innovative solutions in areas such as merchandising, energy effiiciency and sustainability, food quality and integrity, refrigeration, design and engineering, service and installation, and improving retail performance. 

Hussmann has also formed an alliance with a leading Canadian supplier of cooling modules and heat recovery systems, Systemes LMP, to provide customized solutions for transcritical CO2 systems.

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Embraco


Gold

Embraco, headquartered in Brazil, is a world leader in innovation and one of the largest manufacturers of hermetic compressors for refrigeration. Embraco has manufacturing facilities and offices in the United States, Brazil, Italy, China, Slovakia, Mexico and Russia, and has an annual production capacity of 39 million compressors. Embraco’s mission is to provide innovative solutions for a better quality of life, and is committed to researching, developing and providing the most energy-efficient products.

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G√ľntner


Gold

Güntner is a world leader in the manufacture of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment components. Decades of experience and the consistent integration of the latest technologies and research findings ensure the high-quality standard of Güntner solutions. The international areas of application comprise energy & process cooling projects, industrial and commercial applications in the field of food production and storage as well as HVAC applications for buildings and specific applications such as server room cooling.

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CAREL INDUSTRIES S.p.A.


Silver

CAREL is a world leader in control solutions for air-conditioning, refrigeration and heating, and systems for humidification and evaporative cooling. Our products are designed to bring energy savings and reduce the environmental impact of machinery and systems; our solutions are used in commercial, industrial and residential applications.
In order to anticipate customer needs and supply advanced solutions, a total of 6% of consolidated sales is reinvested in Research & Development that are the heart of our commitment. A further 4% of sales is regularly invested in the improvement of company processes. The Group’s strength lies in integration between different contexts; its overall vision, wide-ranging experience and skills allow us to go beyond the boundaries of individual products and represent a single partner capable of identifying integrated solutions. CAREL operates globally through 21 subsidiaries and 7 production plants.

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ebm-papst


Silver

The ebm-papst Group is the world's leading manufacturer of fans and motors. Developments have ranged from electronically controlled EC fans, through aerodynamic improvements of fan blades, on to the resource-conserving selection of materials, with sustainable materials being just one option. In order to underline their philosophy, efforts and achievements when it comes to environmental protection, ebm-papst has put them all in a nutshell with GreenTech. The GreenTech idea reflects a simple but clear philosophy that goes back to the company principle: "Each new product that we develop has to be better than its predecessor in terms of economy and ecology."

ebm-papst employs approximately 13,000 people at 25 production sites (in Germany, China, the United States and elsewhere) and in 49 sales offices worldwide. Fans and motors from the global market leader can be found in many industries, including ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, household appliances, heating, automobiles and drive engineering.

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Cimco Refrigeration


Silver

CIMCO’s product offering includes packaged refrigeration systems using screw, reciprocating, rotary, centrifugal or oil-free compressors designed for various refrigerants including R744 and R717. More widely known for their ammonia technology used in warehouses and their ECO CHILL ice-rink solutions, CIMCO also works in collaboration with their suppliers to develop NH3/CO2 systems for mainstream industrial adoption.

CIMCO was founded in 1913 as The Canadian Ice Machine Company Ltd and in 1969 was purchased by Toromont Industries Ltd, a public Canadian company traded on the T.S.E. CIMCO Refrigeration’s headquarters and main manufacturing facility is located in Toronto, Ontario, with secondary assembly plants located in Alabama, Nova Scotia, and Alberta. The company has sales and service offices in every major city in Canada and various strategic locations covering the USA.

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Baltimore Aircoil Company


Silver

With over 80 years of industry-leading innovation and experience, BAC creates cutting-edge cooling equipment for the HVAC, Industrial, and Refrigeration marketplaces. We solve customers’ unique needs with our expertise and wide range of high-performance systems. BAC leverages the power of evaporative cooling by optimizing the balance of water and energy, but the true BAC difference lies in our absolute commitment to creating sustainable solutions and delivering value to you, our customer.

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Emerson


Silver

Emerson is one of the world’s leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide.

The innovative solutions of Emerson, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll™, Alco Controls™, and Dixell™, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment.

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CASTEL


Silver

Castel is a leading supplier of refrigeration and air conditioning components, a 100% Italian-owned family-run company which has grown and established a name for itself since 1961 thanks to its outstanding innovation and constant desire to conquer new markets in Italy and abroad. Castel is active in the refrigeration & air conditioning fields in more than 90 countries.

Europe is still Castel’s primary export market, with the key regions being France, Spain, Germany and Eastern Europe. Exports are gaining foothold and increasing in Eastern countries such as China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia and India. In 2010, Castel opened an associated company in China, “Castel Refrigeration Ltd (Shanghai)”, to support development in these countries, creating a logistics and commercial development platform for the entire Asian continent and the Pacific. Castel also sells its products in Russia, the Middle East and Africa. Recently, an associated company in the United States, “Castel USA, Inc.”, was established to support commercial and logistic development in the Americas, including Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Chile and Argentina.

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Alfa Laval


Silver

Alfa Laval is a leading global provider of specialised products and engineering solutions based on its key technologies of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling. It is present in nearly 100 countries. Alfa Laval is continously developing new heat exchanger solutions to support the transition towards natural refrigerants.

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Danfoss


Silver

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter and more efficient tomorrow.
In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems and integrated renewable energy.
Our solutions are used in areas such as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control and mobile machinery. Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933 and today Danfoss holds market-leading positions, employing more than 26,000 and serving customers in more than 100 countries.
We are privately held by the founding family. Read more about us at www.danfoss.com.

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EVAPCO


Silver

EVAPCO is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of industrial refrigeration system components. The company offers a broad line of ammonia and CO2 air unit evaporators, critical process air systems, evaporative condensers, packaged recirculators, pressure vessels, and has recently introduced the new Evapcold Low Charge Refrigeration (LCR) product line. The LCR product for refrigeration systems significantly reduces the ammonia charge and the associated risk. Company products can be shipped from any of the 19 manufacturing facilities in 9 countries around the world.

With an ongoing commitment to research, development and sustainable technology, EVAPCO provides among the most advanced products in the industry.

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K65


Silver

The K65 tube system has been developed in response to the use of R744 as an environmentally friendly refrigerant e.g. for supermarket refrigeration systems. K65 simplifies the selection process, as the Wieland K65 alloy provides an enhanced mechanical strength high enough to withstand the huge pressure ratings required.  K65 has excellent processing properties that are similar to those of copper. Wieland K65 tubes can easily be brazed to Conex Baenninger K65 fittings. This K65 system is covered by a joint system guarantee that includes CO2 applications. Having such a high mechanical strength, the K65 tube can be made with comparatively thin walls allowing for an economical utilization of material, while still meeting high technical demands. The thinner walls of the tubes not only saves on material, but results in a lighter weight product that is easier to handle, for example, when mounting the pipes on ceilings.

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Modine


Silver

Modine Manufacturing Company was founded in 1916 on Arthur B. Modine’s vision for excellence and innovation in thermal management technology. In 1922, Modine entered the HVAC industry with his historic invention of the hydronic unit heater. Today, that same innovative, entrepreneurial spirit continues through its solutions that are among the most comprehensive in the world.

Modine's heat transfer solutions have set industry standards for efficiency, economy and durability.

Through its brand "ECO Heat Transfer Coolers" Modine offers a wide range of applications for CO2, from unit coolers of every size and function, to traditional "gas coolers", "flat bed", "v-shaped" or "packaged", the latter supplied with sound and weatherproof compressor housing. All units fully respond to the levels of flexibility, efficiency and reliability demanded by an industry that is in continuous evolution. Modine completes its offer of "ECO Heat Transfer Coolers" branded products with a wide range of heavy-duty commercial coolers that utilize NH3 (Ammonia).

For over a century, Modine continues to be a trusted name and millions of HVAC&R related products for residential, industrial, and commercial air conditioning, heating, ventilation, and refrigeration markets bear the Modine brands, including other popular products used in industries such as renewable energy, power generation and automotive.

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Mueller Industries


Silver

Mueller Industries is global manufacturer and leader in the production of piping systems, climate control, and industrial metals products. The company specializes in copper and copper alloy manufacturing while also producing goods made from aluminum, steel, and plastics.

Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee USA and with operations around the world, Mueller Industries is comprised of many different companies and brands including Streamline® copper tube, line sets, fittings, and refrigeration valves as well as Westermeyer Industries® oil separators, liquid receivers, accumulators, condensers, DX chillers, and other HVACR related products.

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Zero Zone


Bronze

Energy efficient display cases and state-of-the-art refrigeration systems are what Zero Zone is known for. Established in 1961, Zero Zone is a leading manufacturer of refrigerated display cases and commercial refrigeration systems for supermarkets, drug, dollar, and convenience stores. With display case plants in North Prairie and Waukesha, WI and a refrigeration systems plant in Ramsey, MN, Zero Zone also manufactures industrial refrigeration systems for cold storage, food processing, pharma, and ice arenas.

As a responsible environmental steward, we are actively developing and testing new refrigeration systems which utilize natural refrigerants like CO2, ammonia and glycol. We are focused on perfecting "Green" technologies to solve our customers' current and future refrigeration requirements, while protecting the planet we all share.

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Climate Pros


Bronze

As a premier service provider, Climate Pros is dominating the industry with superior service, cutting edge technology, innovative solutions and highly motivated people. It is obtaining market share by doing "whatever it takes" in order to get the job done right the first time at the lowest possible cost to the customers.

Since 2006, Climate Pros, Inc. has grown to welcome the industry's finest customer partnerships. The two partners who own and manage the company have been active in the industry as technicians, supervisors, and managers for a total of over 35 years. From an industry insider perspective, the foundation of Climate Pros is built on respect and appreciation towards our customers and employees alike.

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EPRI


Bronze

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) conducts research, development, and demonstration projects for the benefit of the public in the United States and internationally. As an independent, nonprofit organization for public interest energy and environmental research, EPRI is focused on electricity generation, delivery, and use in collaboration with the electricity sector, its stakeholders and others to enhance the quality of life by making electric power safe, reliable, affordable, and environmentally responsible.

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CTI


Bronze

Calibration Technologies, Inc (CTI) is a leading manufacturer of gas detection equipment for industrial facilities. CTI specializes in the detection of Ammonia, but also provides sensors for other gases such as Carbon Dioxide, Carbon Monoxide, Chlorine, Hydrogen Sulfide, Ozone, Methane, and Propane.

CTI gas sensors are encapsulated in a urethane compound that protects the sensitive electronic components from moisture, corrosion, off gassing, chemical spray-downs, high pressure wash-downs, and extreme temperatures (-50°F to +140°F). Each and every sensor passes a rigorous testing process and comes with a two-year warranty. CTI's experienced engineers can design a system built specifically for different facilities.

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Temprite


Bronze

The Temprite tradition of innovation continues with energy-efficient coalescent and conventional oil separators for every type of refrigerant. Temprite’s 920 & 920R Series of coalescent oil separators are compatible with both ammonia (NH3) refrigerant systems and subcritical CO2 systems. The 130 Series of coalescent oil separators is designed specifically for transcritical CO2. Every Temprite product is engineered and manufactured to enable improved refrigeration system thermal efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and provide the highest possible return on investment. Temprite products are the solution to rising energy costs, longer system life and reduced carbon emissions.

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Dorin


Bronze

Officine Mario Dorin is a company established in 1918, manufacturing compressors since 1932.

Based in the area of Florence (Tuscany), Italy, DORIN reaches all over the world thanks to its commercial partnerships and internal technical-commercial personnel, being present in more than 90 countries with 70,000+ compressors per year.

DORIN is well known for its advanced innovations, being a reference for CO2 transcritical applications since 1990’s. Today DORIN is one of the leader in CO2 refrigeration technology with several tens of thousands of compressors running in the field, offering the widest CO2 compressor range available in the market.

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Efficient Energy


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Efficient Energy GmbH, a manufacturer and system supplier based in Feldkirchen near Munich, Germany is among the most innovative providers of environmentally-friendly refrigeration technology. 
The company uses pure water (R718) as the refrigerant in its eChiller product range, thereby entirely avoiding fluorinated refrigerants and offering outstanding energy efficiency. The eChillers already comply with the F-Gas Directive and any refrigerant-related safety requirement, in addition to that their cooling capacities range from 20 to 45 kW depending on model, and the individual units can be scaled modularly to up to 300 kW.

Efficient Energy GmbH helps its customers overcome the increasing regulatory challenges of refrigeration technology,and offers them long-term, sustainable solutions. The company was awarded for its products with the Deutscher Rechenzentrumspreis 2017 in the category “DC Air Conditioning & Cooling”, the "RAC Cooling Industry Award 2017", the "Partslife Umweltpreis 2017" and the "Deutscher Kältepreis 2016".

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RefPlus


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RefPlus takes pride in its customization capabilities to offer the most efficient solutions tailored to its clients’ specific needs.  With its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities located in St-Hubert, Quebec and strong design and engineering capabilities, RefPlus builds the best quality products on the market and delivers the best lead times in the industry. As a manufacturer, RefPlus has developed with the mentality of an engineering team looking to design and build the best products on the market, tailored specifically to customer needs.

In order to reduce the refrigerant environmental footprint, RefPlus has launched the ZeroLeak program. The objective of this audacious program is to reduce the risks of leakage by designing an innovative refrigeration equipment line. RefPlus coils are designed to deliver the ultimate heat transfer efficiency under all operating conditions.

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Mayekawa


Bronze

Mayekawa is a world leading supplier of industrial cooling & freezing systems, refrigeration compressors, and heat pumps. It actively promotes the "Natural Five" refrigerants, among them CO2, ammonia, and hydrocarbons, for air conditioning, freezing, and cold storage.

Mayekawa freezing and refrigeration technology is built on decades of experience in designing and installing refrigeration plants globally. Based on this technology the company have focused on countering global warming and ozone depletion. Mayekawa manufactures products for the improvement of safety, energy efficiency and the utilization of natural refrigerants.

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Isotherm


Bronze

Isotherm, Inc. is a custom manufacturer of heat transfer & refrigeration equipment, with over years of specialized heat transfer engineering. Founded in 1999 and based in Arlington, TX, Isotherm, Inc. has been a reliable manufacturer of heat exchangers for its domestic and international clients and continues to be the premium manufacturer whose main goal is to establish long term partnerships with its customers.

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AHT Cooling Systems


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AHT - the “green” manufacturer. For more than 30 years, the Austrian refrigeration and deep freeze specialist AHT Cooling Systems has successfully supplied the worldwide market with high-quality and reliable ready-to-use refrigerators and freezers for trade, business and gastronomy and has all well-known supermarket, discount and trade chains worldwide as its customers. At the company’s headquarters in Rottenmann, Austria as well as in the production plants in Changshu, PRC and Navegantes (SC), Brasil, around 1.500 employees manufacture more than 250,000 eco-oriented and energy-saving plug-in units each year, and the trend is increasing.

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Arneg


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Arneg is a world leader in commercial refrigeration solutions serving the food retail industry since 1963. Arneg group comprises 20 production facilities and a worldwide distribution network covering more than 100 countries.

The global dimension is the one attribute that best describes Arneg Group. Arneg's international leadership position is built on its R&D and international Operations capabilities. A wealth of knowledge and ideas constantly circulate throughout Arneg Group's Product Development, Manufacturing, Sales & Distribution, and Service Departments around the world.

Such synergies provide for cutting-edge refrigeration technology, unparalleled quality products and superior service. Arneg's business practices respect and support the environment.

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Huayi Compressor Barcelona


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Cubigel Compressors® is the brand of Huayi Group for the light commercial refrigeration market. Huayi Group is the largest compressor manufacturer of the world. Cubigel Compressors® products are designed and manufactured by the Spanish branch Huayi Compressor Barcelona, which counts with more than 50 years of experience and European quality production.

The company offers a wide range of compressors from 2.4cc up to 34cc that are suitable for Natural Refrigerants like propane (R290) and isobutane (R600a), which have being introduced in commercial refrigeration applications such as bottle coolers and freezers, not only due to the replacement of HFCs refrigerants which have a high impact on the environment, but also because it is more efficient in terms of performance and applications energy consumption.

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IIAR


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IIAR is the world’s leading advocate for the safe, reliable and efficient use of ammonia and other natural refrigerants. IIAR is a member organization with industry representation including manufacturers, design engineers, contractors, end users, academics, scientists, trainers, government agents and more. IIAR members share their collective knowledge and experience on committees and task forces to produce consensus documents that address various aspects of the commercial and industrial refrigeration industry including the IIAR ANSI approved Suite of Standards, the CO2 Handbook, Process Safety Management and Risk Management Program Guidelines, and the Ammonia Refrigeration Piping Handbook. Each year the IIAR produces the Natural Refrigeration Conference & Expo which includes a peer reviewed technical paper program. This conference brings together over 1,500 key decision makers from all facets of the natural refrigeration industry.

IIAR sets the standard for providing advocacy, education and the most up-to-date technical information to the ammonia and natural refrigeration community. When you belong to the IIAR Community your voice adds impact to our industry.

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IIR International Congress of Refrigeration


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A tradition for over a century, the IIR International Congresses of Refrigeration bring together scientists, researchers, engineers and technicians from around the world every 4 years. The ICR 2019 Congress, taking place from August 24-30, is the next stop on our journey. Our theme, "Refrigeration for Human Health and Future Prosperity”, befits our host city of Montreal, where the original Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer (such as CFCs and HFCs) was signed.


Over 1,000 abstracts have been received, underlining the strong participation that is a hallmark of all ICR Congresses. Our focus will be on the current issues we are all facing: energy saving and energy efficiency, food supply, health, reduction of global warming, and the protection of the ozone layer. Count yourself in! Join us in Montreal from August 24-30 for the highly anticipated ICR 2019 Congress.

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North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (NASRC)


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The North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (NASRC) is an action-oriented nonprofit dedicated to advancing natural refrigerants to create a more sustainable, climate-friendly future for supermarket refrigeration. 
NASRC is shaping a more sustainable, climate-friendly future for supermarket refrigeration. The technology, best practices, and manpower exist to greatly reduce the impact that supermarket refrigeration has on the environment, but right now lots of hurdles stand in the way. 

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Contracting Business


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Commercial, residential and industrial HVACR contractors turn to Contracting Business for how-to features, insight, industry exclusive reports and the latest products and technologies impacting the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration industries. Contracting Business’ mission is to help HVACR owners and managers run better businesses and support the rapidly growing and evolving HVACR service industry.

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