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What Consumers Need to Know About Door-to-Door Scammers
Think it’s safe to buy furnace and air conditioning equipment from a door-to-door salesperson? Think again.
Thousands of Canadians get deceived each year by untrustworthy salespeople coming to their door selling everything from air conditioning units to hot water tanks to new furnaces. That number keeps growing, and affect the HVAC industry. They say they’re from a legitimate business or utility company and seem to have compelling proof – a name tag or an official-looking clipboard. But in fact they are attempting to persuade unsuspecting homeowners to purchase products they don’t need, and at an inflated price.
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Thermostat Recovery Program (TRP) is Canada's only thermostat recovery and recycling program, through which thermostat manufacturers pay for the responsible recycling of the thermostats in order to divert them from landfill. Best of all, Thermostat Recovery Program is free of cost for participants, who receive:
HRAI is proud to be the full owner and administrator of this program, and to share this information with our members. As someone who most likely has access to older thermostats, you are strongly encouraged to sign up to participate in the program to ensure the retired thermostats you come in contact with are responsibly recycled.
Visit www.hrai.ca/trp to learn more.