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Guide to R-22 Refrigerant Phase Out

R-22 Refrigerant Phase Out: Do You Need to Replace Your AC?

If you have older HVAC or commercial refrigeration equipment, there are regulatory changes in the works that you must plan for now. In less than 3 years, it will be illegal to manufacture or import R-22 refrigerant in the US.

Learn the facts, your options and receive expert advice when it comes to the R-22 refrigerant phase out.

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Central Air Conditioning Installation, Commercial Heating and Cooling, HVAC Preventative Maintenance Agreements

Guide to HVAC Service Contracts: Controlling Time, Quality & Cost

HVAC Service Contracts: Controlling Time, Quality & Cost

The project management triangle is a model that describes the relationship between three opposing constraints that impact work: time, quality and cost. Understanding the relationship between these three constraints is a useful exercise– especially when it comes to evaluating HVAC contracts.Read more 

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Commercial Heating and Cooling, Residential Heating and Air

FAQ: Duct Cleaning and Indoor Air Quality

Get the Facts About HVAC Duct Cleaning & Indoor Air Quality. What you can’t see may be hurting you.

What’s more important than the air you breathe? It affects your day-to-day comfort as well as your short and long-term health. Yet especially when you live in the city, you may be breathing in all kinds of invisible contaminants in your home and workplace.

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Commercial Refrigeration Troubleshooting, HVAC Preventative Maintenance Agreements

Guide to Refrigeration Preventative Maintenance Contracts

REFRIGERATION PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS: How to Find the Right One for Your Food Service Operation

For food service business owners, preventative maintenance can make or break the bank.

As a business owner or restaurant manager it can sometimes feel as though there’s little guidance out there to help you sort out the options. That’s why we’ve created this complimentary guide to understanding commercial refrigeration maintenance agreements. This comprehensive white paper includes:

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Commercial Heating and Cooling, Residential Heating and Air

Guide to the HVAC “Repair vs. Replace” Dilemma

REPAIR OR REPLACE? A guide to making an informed choice when your HVAC system is down. 

Deciding whether to repair or replace your HVAC system is as simple as reading the paper. A white paper full of useful decision making criteria, to be exact. But you can still enjoy it with your morning coffee, if you like. (Personally, we think it pairs well with a full bodied Sumatran dark roast.)

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Commercial Heating and Cooling, HVAC Preventative Maintenance Agreements, Residential Heating and Air

Transitioning to A New HVAC Service Provider

Contract Confidence: Transitioning to A New HVAC Service Provider

Ready to switch NYC HVAC service providers? Starting the search for a new vendor can feel overwhelming. Don’t worry. Arista has got you covered.

Building owners, property managers and plant operators often struggle with concerns and doubts about the quality of their HVAC service contracts — and their confidence in the people behind the contract. They feel trapped by clauses they don’t quite understand, terms that are clouded by legalese, and a general hesitance to make waves or explore alternatives.

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Commercial Heating and Cooling, HVAC Preventative Maintenance Agreements, Residential Heating and Air

Guide to HVAC Service Agreements

HVAC Preventative Maintenance Contracts: How to Find the Right One for Your HVAC Infrastructure

Like car insurance, flu shots and prenuptial agreements, HVAC service agreements don’t matter, until they really do. But what’s really involved? How do you know you’re getting what you need? And what should you expect to pay? 

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