Archive for Growing trends in the HVAC Industry and new construction building.

Charging refrigeration & air conditioning systems for beginners superheat sub-cooling

Charging refrigeration & air conditioning systems for beginners superheat sub-cooling    

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When was the last time you cleaned your coils?

When was the last time you really had your coils cleaned? A lot of a/c companies say there going to clean your heating and air system. But do they? It’s been my experience most don’t, they just brush it off, fiddle around and pick out the leaves but they never really get down to the […]

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Residential Indoor Pool Humidity Control & MigrationTreatise

                      Residential Indoor Pool Humidity Control       This article is meant to be an exercise in idea’s concerning a house that contains an indoor swimming pool separated by a wall from the rest of the house. We are going to assume the house is built correctly with all the proper vapor barriers in […]

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Electric heaters under the desk

Electric heaters under the desk We spent millions of dollars upgrading the heating and air systems in our schools and public office buildings of all types in the last ten years. I remember reading that the estimate for Arlington High was in the millions of dollars. Newburgh spent millions on a new control system. Lagrange […]

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sporlan expansion valves form 10-363

sporlan expansion valves form 10-363 When I started in the HVAC|R field expansion valves were present in most of the air conditioners I worked on. Even window air conditioners if they were not capillary tube had some form of an expansion valve in them. This would for the most part make it so that operating […]

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York-ADP coils txv issue Informational Bulletin 8-4-2014

York-ADP coils txv issue Informational Bulletin 8-4-2014 ADVANCED DISTRIBUTOR PRODUCTS LLC                                             2175 WEST PARK PLACE BLVD.STONE MOUNTAIN, GA 30087PH: 770-465-5560 FAX: 770-465-5599August 4, 2014Informational BulletinBackground:Over the last few weeks, we have received field reports of performance issues with various lower tonnage systems from multiple system manufacturers.We have been investigating this issue and thought it was […]

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Why are there so many refrigerants

Why are there so many refrigerants in our industry now. It is slowly becoming impossible to determine what refrigerant is in a system. We will soon need a tractor trailer to go on service calls. I have 10 different refrigerants in my truck and another five or six at the shop. And I still dont […]

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New Construction Temporary Heat

  New Construction Temporary Heat   After 35 years in the heating and cooling business and countless job sites, I think it’s important to talk about New Construction Temporary Heat and how that effects the home owner and sometimes the installing h.v.a.c contractor. This article will also apply to Temporary Heat in renovations. This happens […]

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Is my A\C unit worth fixing

                  Is my Air Conditioning unit worth fixing? Is my A\C unit worth fixing is a question I get all the time. Sometimes I get that question even before I tell the customer whats wrong. We have become familiar with some items that are cheaper to replace then to repair. A lot of the inexpensive […]

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Growing trends in the HVAC Industry and new construction building.

My perspectives on trends in the residential h.v.a.c market Entitled: Be careful of what you wish for! You might get it.   As a a/c mechanic for quite a few years I have noticed swings in the industry and a few times in the past did not react fast enough to deal with them. This […]

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