Bob and Tim were on their way to a service call at a store that has a frozen heat pump outdoor unit. It is late in the season and the customer called and said, “Our outdoor unit is frozen solid with ice.” After they arrived and talked to the owner, Bob said, “Let’s put the unit through a forced defrost.”
Water is a byproduct of combustion. If the proper venting of flue gases is neglected — as is so often the case — water in the form of condensation triggers serious safety and comfort issues for our customers. As professionals, we must pay more attention to flue gas temperatures and the conditions of the flue during our service calls.
Considering some alarming recent practices, employers need to understand current U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) actions and trends and what areas may leave them particularly vulnerable to scrutiny.
Natural refrigeration technology is gaining traction with end users, yet, despite technological successes, there are still challenges to overcome in the form of regulatory obstacles and skill shortages.
Broadview Networks®, a cloud-based provider of communications and information technology services, has deployed its OfficeSuite® Phone for Down East Heating and Air Conditioning, a residential and commercial HVAC contractor in Jacksonville, North Carolina, to connect its two offices.
The most important approach to an ice machine repair to keep in mind is to remember that it is part of the HVAC family. What this means is that most ice machines stop working due to being dirty, either the air or water aspect part of the machine.
Two new reports from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) examine the economic options customers face when deciding how to finance commercial or residential solar energy systems.
As a HVAC business owner, you may wonder how much consumers pay attention to online reviews when selecting HVAC and other home services providers. According to a new survey from Software Advice, the answer appears to be: quite a bit.
British refrigeration manufacturer Precision has announced that, following extensive testing, it will phase out use of R-404A refrigerant in the next few weeks, and move to the HFO blend R-448A, Honeywell’s Solstice N40 for all its freezer and blast chiller products.
Quiet Operation of High-Density Polyethylene Units Eliminate Sound Problems from HVAC System
April 6, 2015
Imagine attending a symphonic concert, and right in the middle of a violin solo you hear a rushing sound penetrating the ceiling above the orchestra and overwhelming the concert hall’s painstaking acoustic design.