Johnstone Supply, Los Angeles to become new DynaCycle Partner

Johnstone Supply is the top cooperative wholesale distributor in the country and a recognized national leader in the HVACR industry.

Johnstone’s members take great pride in their stores, and as independent owners they manage with a customer focus unfettered by corporate franchise stipulations and requirements. This means superior relationships and service for customers and a unique ability to reflect local contractor needs.

Johnstone Supply dedicates itself to providing the highest quality products and service to our customers. To ensure we can meet the challenges of a dynamic industry, our company quickly develops and adapts programs to fulfill customer needs on a national and regional scale, while our individual stores customize these programs for their local markets.

We welcome Johnstone Supply in Los Angeles as our new DynaCycle distributor partner.

HCFC Allocation Rule for 2013, 2014 is Signed

According to the EPA’s memo (2012 to 2014 Allocation Overview Memo), the EPA will continue to use the same HCFC-22 baseline as established in the 2011 Interim Final Rule. The Final 2012 – 2014 Allocation Rule will provide fewer HCFC-22 consumption allowances relative to the 2009 Final Rule and the same percentage of baseline for HCFC-22 production allowances relative to the 2009 Final Rule.

A pre-publication copy of the rule can be found here –2012-2014 Pre-Publication HCFC Allocation Rule

DuPont Wins Lawsuit Against Counterfeiter

The ACR News website (www.acr-news.com) reported that a judicial settlement was reached agains Quzhouzhou Fuming Co of Quzhou City, Zhejiang Province. ACR News reports, “A raid action in late September 2011 resulted in seizure of 1,500 empty refrigerant cylinders with Suva and Freon packaging, 1,000 counterfeit labels and 1,000 counterfeit DuPont Freon R22 cylinders.” The settlement against Quzhouzhou Fuming Co. includes:

-$39,400 payment to the Chinese government
-$32,000 payment to DuPont
-Permanent injunction preventing their sale of DuPon refrigerants
-Discontinue use of DuPont trademarks
-Formal written apology to appear in two Chinese newspapers

Click Here  for full article from December 19 2012.