- San Antonio, TX

For Immediate Release (June 17, 2007) San Antonio, Texas — Andrew Larson, CEO of the Gustave A. Larson Company, announced that the company will begin stocking commercial grade Friedrich Air Conditioners including room, thru-the-wall and packaged terminal air conditioners (PTACs). According to Mr. Larson, "Friedrich air conditioning products are designed for enhanced durability, longevity and performance in tough applications. Friedrich is a well-established and respected company with a growth strategy that is focused on providing exceptional value. We believe Gustave A. Larson customers will be thrilled that we have added Friedrich to our line up of quality products."

According to Brian Campbell, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Friedrich Air Conditioning in San Antonio, Texas, "Friedrich felt that aligning itself with a quality organization like the Gustave A. Larson Company would be the most effective method to increase its presence in key markets while providing the best experience for new and existing Friedrich customers".

The Gustave A. Larson Company, headquartered in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, is an industry leader in the wholesale distribution of refrigeration, heating and air conditioning equipment and supplies. The company recently celebrated its 70th anniversary and currently operates 44 branches in thirteen Midwest and Mountain states.

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