[We are] certain [that] the large installed inventory which we depend upon in this country cannot survive. … We will see shutdowns of refrigeration equipment in supermarkets. … We will see shutdowns of chiller machines, which cool our large office buildings, our hotels, and hospitals.
The Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute, regarding phase-out of CFCs, or Freon. January, 1990. Cited by the current iteration of House Committee on Energy and Commerce in the report “Industry Claims About the Clean Air Act”. June 16, 2009.