U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall Alert

Recall Date: June 24, 2014

Recall Number: 14-FOR CLEARANCE

Trane Recalls Air Conditioning Systems Due to Shock Hazard (Recall Alert)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Trane XB300 and American Standard Silver SI Air Conditioning Systems

Hazard: The ground screws used in some units do not have the two threads required to provide sufficient grounding, posing a shock hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Repair

Recall Details

Units: About 100,600

Description: This recall involves 37 models of Trane XB300 and American Standard brand Silver SI split system outdoor cooling units. The units are gray and have a black grated front. The units were sold in two sizes, 25.5 inches deep by 23.5 inches wide by 28.83 inches tall and 28.83 inches deep by 28.48 inches wide by 29.28 inches tall. The Trane or American Standard logo is affixed to the front and model numbers are printed on the silver nameplate on the back of the unit. Models included in the recall are:

Source: http://www.americanstandardair.com/silversiproductrecall.html

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Interview on Nationally Syndicated Talk Show

On June 11, 2014, nationally syndicated talk show host Jeff Santos interviewed John Boske, President/Business Manager of SMART Local 265. The interview was broadcast nationally!!!
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Supporting Military Families

SMART local 265 and our management partner, SMACNA Greater Chicago supports the Family Assistance Center (FAC). The mission of the Family Assistance Center (FAC) is to provide information, referral, and outreach for service members and families. In the past week, SMART local 265 was called into action to support another family of a deployed serviceman. We are very grateful for the sacrifices our military servicemen and their families make for our country. Our building trades union, SMART local 265 and our management partner, SMACNA Greater Chicago are proud to support our communities and especially our military families. Learn more about the Family Assistance Center (Click Here).

Feed back from the family:

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