This month’s troubleshooting situation involves an air-to-air package unit heat pump that is approximately nine years old, and the customer’s complaint is that rather than providing cooling, it’s just blowing warm air.
Technavio analysts forecast the global air source heat pump market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of almost 11 percent during the forecast period, according to their latest report. The research study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global air source heat pump market for 2017-2021.
This heat pump has integrated Samsung’s Wind-Free™ cooling technology into its design. The AR9500M maintains the desired room temperature, using Wind-Free Cooling to gently disperse cold air through 21,000 micro air holes.
Your role in this month’s troubleshooting situation is providing a second opinion on a failed compressor diagnosis. The customer’s complaint is that the unit isn’t cooling properly — the equipment is a heat pump package unit that is just past the warranty period for the compressor.
Today’s heat pumps offer a wide range of advanced features that satisfy consumers’ demands for supreme comfort and energy savings as well as contractors’ desires for easier installation and service. And, with consumers demanding even greater energy savings and comfort control, they are already hard at work on the next generation of heat pumps.
Rooftop systems, air handlers, heat pumps, VRF systems and more
May 8, 2017
Like last year, this year’s Cooling Showcase is split into two parts — commercial and residential. This issue focuses on the commercial side of the air conditioning industry while the April 17 issue highlighted new offerings in the residential cooling market. Included in this coverage is feature-specific information about each product as submitted by the manufacturers.
The project will examine how much energy can be saved
March 1, 2017
Tecogen® Inc., a developer and manufacturer of clean energy products, announced a collaboration with the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), an alliance of more than 140 Northwest utilities and energy efficiency organizations, to install the first Ilios high efficiency water heater in the Pacific Northwest. The Ilios Air-Source unit will be installed in a retirement community in Salem, Oregon and served by natural gas from regional utility, NW Natural.
Bob and Tim have responded to a service request where the customer is explaining that their heat pump is running all the time. The indicator light on their thermostat is lit most of the time, indicating the strip heat is on as well. The weather is cold today but has been warm some days and cold some days. It’s a very unusual heating season.