It would be fair to say the geothermal industry is at a bit of a crossroads. Despite being around for more than 30 years, the math says it accounts for less than 1 percent of the HVAC market. And, for the first time since 2007, geothermal contractors are out in the market selling their residential products without a 30 percent tax credit.
How to identify and repair restrictions and damage in the liquid line
March 6, 2017
In last month’s article, “Inside Filter Driers,” which appeared on Page 18 of the Feb. 6 issue of The NEWS, we covered the internal construction, filtering, and drying materials within a refrigerant filter drier. This month, we’ll deal with troubleshooting, service, and replacement of the filter drier.
Not understanding how some electronic controls operate and control a system can lead to misdiagnosing a system problem and costly repairs. It is best never to assume, but rather take the time to do some research and find out exactly how they operate. Guessing is rarely good and generally will lead to a misdiagnosis and cause a tech to replace the wrong part or component.
Comfort Institute now offers members complimentary membership in the Service Roundtable
October 14, 2016
Comfort Institute and Service Roundtable announced a strategic partnership between the two organizations to provide HVAC contractors with a one-stop-shop for all business support needs including training, marketing support, industry-related discounts, and professional networking.
Offers deeply discounted prices on tools, equipment, business services, and training programs
July 22, 2016
The Electric & Gas Industries Association (EGIA), a nationwide nonprofit contractor membership organization, has officially launched a new website that serves as the platform for its newest member benefit: the EGIA Contractor Marketplace.