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Sen. Klobuchar Wants To Help Minnesota Hockey Rinks

Some lawmakers are trying to help Minnesota ice arenas pay for a pricy upgrade. Beginning in 2020, there’s an international agreement to stop producing the R-22 refrigerant, which many rinks use to stay cold. The transition will mean higher costs, as the rinks will need to find alternative refrigeration systems.

03/23/2014

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Why Repairing Your Air Conditioner Might Cost You More

Repair costs are up because of a dwindling supply of Freon, or R-22. It’s the key ingredient that cools the air coming out of your air conditioner.

06/08/2012

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AC Repair Costs Up Due To Dwindling Supply Of Freon

It may be hard to keep your cool when you hear just how much it’ll cost you to repair your air conditioning if it breaks this summer.

06/07/2012

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Man Charged With Stealing Freon From Neighbors

A 36-year-old Apple Valley man is accused of stealing nearly $2,000 worth of Freon from his neighbors’ air conditioners, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court.

09/21/2011

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