From ACHR NEWS: Dealing With Dirty Air Filters During the COVID-19 Pandemic

HVAC technicians follow best practices to ensure contamination is contained.

If face masks protect the air that humans breathe, air filters are certainly the face masks of the HVAC realm — clearing particles from the airstream that a building “breathes” and transmits to those within. While there may not be a run on air filters the way there is on face masks, contractors and manufacturers alike report increased interest from their clients in IAQ since the outbreak of COVID-19.

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How our contractors are helping hospitals during the pandemic

face mask

East Coast Metal Distributors donated 032 Aluminum to one of our loyal customers, Kane Mechanical, last week. This donation will help manufacture 3,660 face masks that will be donated to the local hospitals during the pandemic.

The aluminum sheet will be cut up and used for the nose bridges in each mask. This is an essential component to help secure these masks for ultimate coverage and safety.

Kane Mechanical is located in East Alton, IL and has been in operation in their community since 1949.

We are proud to take part in this effort and thank loyal customers, like Kane Mechanical, for contributing during this time of need.

How To Get Emergency Money for Your HVAC Business During COVID-19

Options for Your Small Business Facing Money Issues During Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses. Importantly, these loans may be forgiven if borrowers maintain their payrolls during the crisis or restore their payrolls afterward.

Let’s talk about the available loan options.

Paycheck Protection Program

A great option for:

  • businesses with fewer than 500 employees
  • sole proprietorship, independent contractor and eligible self-employed individuals.

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