- San Antonio, TX

For Immediate Release (February 12, 2007) San Antonio, Texas — Mark Nelles, General Manager, Florida Air Conditioning Distributors and Brian Campbell, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Friedrich Air Conditioning in San Antonio, Texas, announced that Florida Air Conditioning Distributors has signed an agreement to become a stocking Friedrich distributor. Florida Air Conditioning Distributors will handle the full line of commercial grade Friedrich air conditioning products while maintaining an inventory of room air conditioners, thru-the-wall units, PTACs and ductless mini-splits.

Florida Air Conditioning Distributors operates a hub in Miami as well as branches in Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa, Fort Myers and Ocala. A new Orlando hub is slated to open April 1, 2007. Branches in West Palm Beach, Gainesville, Sarasota and Melbourne are also scheduled to open within weeks.

According to Mr. Campbell, "Friedrich felt that aligning itself with a quality organization like Florida Air Conditioning Distributors would be the best way to increase our presence in these markets while providing the best experience for new and existing Friedrich customers".

"Friedrich Air Conditioning is known for durable, commercial grade room air conditioning solutions. It is a well-established and respected company with a growth strategy that is focused on providing exceptional value. We believe Florida Air Conditioning Distributor's customers will be thrilled that we have added Friedrich to our line up of quality products," said Skip Farinhas, Sales Manager, Florida Air Conditioning Distributors.

Founded in 1883, Friedrich Air Conditioning Co., a partner in the ENERGY STAR® program, manufactures commercial-grade room air conditioners, single package vertical units, packaged terminal air conditioners, thru-the-wall air conditioners, ductless split systems, portable air conditioners and a top-rated electronic air cleaner.

For more information on the full line of Friedrich Air Conditioning products, contact Friedrich Air Conditioning Co. at 1-800-541-6645. For on-line product information, brochures, application ideas and installation or service manuals, visit the Friedrich website @ www.friedrich.com