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In May and June Dalton is on the hunt for the oldest working central air conditioner around these parts.

If you live in our service areas and have an old system hanging on by a thread, then we have a deal for you!

Send us your information and a picture of the old system, we'll send someone out to verify it's working and you'll be entered to win a brand new Dalton Home Comfort System so you can stay comfortable during the Summer season!

Fill out the form below to enter, or call us any time to learn more about the contest.

Dalton Plumbing Heating Cooling Electric & Fireplaces Oldest Working Air Conditioner Contest Terms & Conditions
  • We will be accepting online submissions for our Oldest Working Air Conditioner through June 30th, 2024.
  • The contest is for owner-occupied, single-family homes with a central air system.
  • Entrants must be legal adults and legal residents of Iowa.
  • Entrants must be homeowners and fully empowered to make purchase and home improvement decisions regarding their residence.
  • Homes must be located in one of Dalton PHE&F’s service areas as defined on
  • Entries must be received by 5:00pm on June 30th, 2024.
  • Entries may be completed online at or emailed to
  • The central air conditioner must be operating and providing primary cooling to the home.
  • The duct system must be in good condition and properly sized for the matched system. The duct system, evaporator, and drain pan must be free of mold.
  • For entry to be valid, representatives from Dalton PHCE&F must be allowed access to the air conditioner, coil, and duct system to examine the installation and record manufacturer nameplate information (model, serial numbers, and dates).
  • The Oldest Working Air Conditioner contest is not a game of chance. The winner will be the oldest working central air conditioner according to objective information such as model and serial numbers, installation or sale paperwork provided by the homeowner and/or best judgement of Dalton PHCE&F.
  • In the event of a tie, the earliest contest entrant shall be the winner.
  • All decisions of Dalton PHCE&F are final.
  • The winning entry will be responsible for: the cost of labor to install the unit, the purchase of a gas furnace or electric air handler (if desired to complete the system), additional duct system modifications (if necessary), any hazardous material removal and abatement (ex: asbestos), and any improvements needed to bring the installation in compliance with existing building and mechanical codes such as electrical or gas lines (any applicable additional costs will be discussed beforehand). *Notwithstanding the above, the winner is not required to purchase any labor, services or materials from Dalton PHCE&F as a condition to winning the prize.
  • The winning entry will receive one (1) new Dalton Advanced Comfort System high-efficiency central air conditioner (TCF2B24S21 or equivalent). (see above for exclusions)
  • The winner will be selected on or before July 12th, 2024, and informed prior to any media announcements.
  • The winner must agree to be posted online at www.daltonphc.con and our social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
  • The winning entry will agree to allow Dalton PHCE&F to use images and likeness of the old and new central air conditioner, plus homeowners and the homeowners’ name in promotional material.
  • Entrants must sign up for Dalton PHCE&F’s client email list to receive newsletters and other information from time to time. Lists and customer information will NEVER be shared with other companies. Entrants can remove themselves from any subscription lists at any time.
  • Entrants agree to hold Dalton PHCE&F, its owners, sponsors, and employees harmless for any injuries, loss or damage related to the contest.
  • All prizes in the Oldest Working Air Conditioner contest are non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash.
  • Winner of the Oldest Working Air Conditioner contest must reply within ten (10) days of notification either via email or by calling the phone number provided upon prize notification, or else alternate winner will be selected.
  • No purchase or entry fee is required to enter.
  • Employees of Dalton PHCE&F and their family members are not eligible. Nor are vendors or suppliers of Dalton PHCE&F.