A new distribution, sales and training facility has been opened in Cedar Rapids, IA by Republic, a third-generation family business based in Davenport, IA.

Republic distributes equipment to mechanical HVAC contractors and those involved in energy management. The 20,000 sq.ft. facility includes a training center, refrigerant recovery center, contractor counter and sales offices.

Stocked equipment lines include DuPont refrigerants, ClimateMaster geothermal equipment, York and Luxaire heating and cooling products, Lochinvar and Weil McLain high-efficiency boilers, Mitsubishi ductless split systems, , Honeywell controls, and Generac generators.