If your technicians aren't checking system airflow on every service call, you're doing your company and your customers a disservice. Air balancing is the missing link in getting residential HVAC systems to perform at or near their peak levels. In the ...
If you could build the ultimate HVAC system, what would it look like? With the technology available today, the residential and commercial system design possibilities are simply amazing. Columnist Dominick Guarino "imagineers" a futuristic HVAC system built with today's technology....More
your knowledge is a crucial component of helping customers make the choice to invest in a geothermal system. The first-cost price is unquestionably higher than that of a conventional system and your ability to educate homeowners on the true, life-cycle cost of the equipment is key....More
There are two basic types of zoning systems: pneumatic and electronic. The difference is how the dampers are opened and closed. Although much of what we’ll discuss here could pertain to either type of system, the focus of this article is troubleshooting electronic zoning systems on a service call....More
American Standard The American Standard Platinum XV air handler is constructed more like a refrigerator than a typical air handler, with insulation fully enclosed between double-walls of the innovative Air-Tite II cabinet, preventing condensation. In ......More
If your technicians aren't checking system airflow on every service call, you're doing your company and your customers a disservice. Air balancing is the missing link in getting residential HVAC systems to perform at or near their peak levels. In the ......More
The 64th International Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigerating Exposition
will play host to over 50,000 HVACR industry professionals from more than 120 countries on January 23-25, 2012 at McCormick Place in Chicago....More
Daikin begins manufacturing their variable refrigerant volume products, as well as a new, full line of ducted, as well as non-ducted products in Houston, creating 250 new jobs and changing how the Japanese do business in the U.S.
New technology allows a current switch to be configured outside of an electrical enclosure and installed on a cold wire, thereby eliminating the need for a PPE suite and preventing arc flash hazard. PPE suits, worn by technicians working in a live enclosure, are often cumbersome and can hinder the installer’s ability to configure an adjustable current switch....More
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