Nate and Ace have been working to replace an older gas furnace with a more efficient furnace. They have determined that they will use Type B venting for the new Category I appliance. Ace is perplexed by the two codes that Nate used in determining the length of material needed.
Even though total unitary shipments of 6.3 million central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps in 2001 reflect a 6% decline from the 2000 level, shipments remained at a very high level historically, and continue in that range this year.
The list in this article contains organizations that strive to represent the “best of the best” — these are the contractor groups that have formed to offer members and partners opportunities to grow and thrive during changing and sometimes turbulent business ebbs and flows.
So you’re on a service call; you’ve completed the inspection, gone out to your truck, decided what needs to be done on this call, and written up your “Paper Towel Close” (as described last month, “Presenting The Price When Running Service Calls,” March 18, page 14). Carry in all the necessary tools, parts, mats, etc., before quoting the price and getting permission to proceed.
In many motels, you will see that the primary method of heating and cooling is the packaged terminal air conditioner (PTAC). But the PTAC is not the only choice for lodging establishments.
For the Campus Inn Motor Lodge in Beaver Dam, ductless is the new method for climate control. But the Campus Inn did not switch from PTAC to ductless. The Inn went from one central hvac system to ductless heating and cooling.