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Happy World Ozone Preservation Day!

Since 1995 nations across the world celebrated a little holiday on September 16th, known as World Ozone Preservation Day.  Quite the mouthful, huh?  It’s a lesser known day, shadowed by it’s bigger, wider known cousin known as Earth Day but still very important.  You’re probably wondering why you’re reading about World Ozone Preservation Day on a blog by a heating and cooling company, right? One word: Refrigerant.  Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) and later hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC) were used as refrigerant in air conditioning units and heat pumps for many years before it was realized that they were bad for the ozone.  You may have
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