When it comes to air conditioning, bigger is not necessarily better. The way A/C systems are typically sold and installed, they are often really being sized larger than is needed based on the home’s size and other factors (insulation, windows, etc.). These A/C systems are too big to remove enough moisture.
The HVAC system is the mechanical plant in the customer’s home. Many components work together in order to provide comfort in an efficient way. Technicians who want to meet their customers’ needs should be aware of these various components.
When is it appropriate to replace an existing motor with a higher efficiency motor? How can the proper information be communicated to customers so that they make the correct decision? Here are some tips.
For the first time in the history of the AHR Expo, SkillsUSA Vocational Industrial Clubs of America (VICA) will hold its HVACR competition to determine the student who will represent the U.S. at the 2003 World Skills Competition.
Standard 90.1-2001 is not an easy read. Energy efficiency is not a simple topic. Thankfully, however, the 90.1 User’s Manual cuts to the heart of compliance for commercial buildings, spelling out simple solutions, what is required, and what isn’t.
A dirty word in our industry is "callback." This means a system that a technician just repaired is not working again and the tech must go back to determine why and repair the problem again. The key for successful contractors and technicians is to limit the number of callbacks.