Energy Management Specialists (Cleveland, OH), Olson Energy Services (Seattle, WA), Corbin Comfort Systems (Lake City, GA), and Seaman’s Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (Grand Rapids, MI) were the big award winners at the Air Conditioning Contractors of America’s (ACCA) 34th annual conference.
Over the years, as the number of employees increased at J & J Air Conditioning Inc. in San Jose, CA, owner Jerry Hurwitz felt a need to keep his mechanics up to date and on the “leading edge.” Hurwitz put his love of education and his years of professional teaching into practice by developing a series of in-house training classes. This eventually led to the establishment of Air Conditioning Instructional Research (AIR) in 1983.
Capillary tubes are generally used as the metering device on small, fractional-horsepower refrigeration systems. Charging these systems with refrigerant requires a different procedure than those systems using a thermostatic expansion valve.
R-410A has been called the air conditioning refrigerant of the future and the long-term HFC replacement for R-22. But 410A is also turning up in refrigeration applications. One example is an ice rink in the Netherlands.
What would an industry association meeting today be without a discussion about mold? At the Air Conditioning Contractors of America’s (ACCA’s) recent conference, a seminar titled “What Today’s Hvacr Contractor Needs To Know About The Mold Issue” drew an overflow crowd of anxious contractors thirsting for knowledge and answers.