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.
For state-siders who want to take some readings from Europe, here are some of the latest developments from the most recent International Trade Fair for Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, and Ventilation (in German, Internationale Facfhmesse Kalte, Klima, Luftung, or IKK).
This year the Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) will be back on its old stomping grounds: McCormick Place. From Jan. 27 – 29, the vast convention center will once again be a temporary home for contractors and others in the industry who are looking for new products and new ways to do business.