June 11, 2017
Why all the interest in copper wire from air conditioning units? Thieves have certainly found it interesting since it has gone up from $1 a pound to up to $4 a pound with $3 being the average amount one can receive from recycling copper! Thieves are stealing from individuals and companies alike, creating thousands of dollars' worth of damage.
This is a picture of about how a community center in Temple Texas closed down for a few days over the holidays to let their staff have more time with their family. When they returned, they could not believe the utter devastation. Their place had been broken into with wiring being stripped out all over the center. Copper wires were sawed off and the air conditioning units on the roof.
The Department of Energy says this used to be only a minor issue but is now a $1 billion a year crime! You need to be careful if you have any type of business or home that is left abandoned for any amount of time.
What are some tips to help protect this from happening to you?
Hopefully this awful theft issue has not happened to you! If you have any questions on how to protect your air conditioning system
Call All Pro Air Conditioning and Heating for an appointment. (254) 624-4917
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