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Low ice production: What to do if your unit just won't keep up

August 14, 2000
With outside temperatures and tempers soaring, the last thing a restaurant operator or storeowner wants to do is run out of ice.
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Ice machines: Selecting the best

August 14, 2000
Your customer’s ice machine has just “died” and it must be replaced. Which machine do you recommend?
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Ice talk turns to defying gravity

August 14, 2000
Whether flaked, cubed, or nugget, ice innovations were the main focus at the recent National Restaurant Association expo.
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What does selling mean, anyway?

August 14, 2000
Techs who may have felt that selling would degrade their integrity may want to step back and re-examine this issue.
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Lending a Helping Hand

August 14, 2000
This contractor blankets the entire community with generosity with warmth all winter long.
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Improving heat pump installations

August 10, 2000
Bad airflow design leads to poor operation and an early death.
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Researchers tackle problems with POEs

August 10, 2000
Scientists look for ways to get the sludge out of systems.
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Texas a/c proposal would mandate coil coatings

August 10, 2000
The Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) has asked the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC) to withdraw a proposal to require use of an unproven “ozone-conversion” process that reduces the efficiency of central air conditioners and heat pumps.
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Don't let that reversing valve outsmart you

August 9, 2000
Reversing valves can be difficult to remove because they have four solder joints to deal with at the same time and, to make matters worse, they are very heat sensitive.
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Putting heat pumps to work in commercial settings

August 9, 2000
Most people have delegated heat pumps to the residential-only category, so the first thing to do is to dispel that notion with some solid reasoning.
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