Service & Maintenance

Btu Buddy 33: Frozen Heat Pump Outdoor Coil

December 26, 2005
In this edition of the Btu Buddy series, the dispatcher calls Bob and tells him a customer has a very frozen heat pump outdoor coil. After checking out the unit, Bob finds a bad fan capacitor.
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Servicing Gas Appliances – Part 3

December 12, 2005
This article is the third and final part of a three-part series on inspecting and servicing gas appliances. It provides information on furnace operation, combustion analysis, and the limit circuit.
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Btu Buddy 32: Carbon Monoxide Problem With Gas Furnace

November 23, 2005
In this installment of the Btu Buddy series, Bob goes on a call where a carbon monoxide detector alarm is sounding off. He finds that a fireplace is contributing to the problem.
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Servicing Gas Appliances – Part 2

November 11, 2005
This article is part two of a three-part series on inspecting and servicing gas appliances. It covers thermostats/zone sensors, filters, the blower compartment, wiring, and the burner compartment.
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Servicing Gas Appliances – Part 1

October 28, 2005
This article is part one of a three-part series on inspecting and servicing gas appliances. This part covers infiltration air and the ventilation air test, equipment efficiency, venting, and the three-part testing procedure for checking a heat exchanger.
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Btu Buddy 31: A Heat Pump Blowing Cold Air

October 14, 2005
In this edition of the Btu Buddy series, Bob goes on a call where the customer is complaining about their heat pump blowing cold air. Bob explains the differences between a heat pump and furnace, and makes a couple adjustments to the system.
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Quick Facts: Migration And Pump Down Systems

September 30, 2005
This article discusses what migration is and how to prevent it, as well as what a pump down system is, when it should be used, and its advantage.
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Btu Buddy 30: Repairing A Restricted Liquid Line

September 18, 2005
In this installment of the Btu Buddy series, Bob goes on a no cooling call and finds a kink in the liquid line of the A/C system. Btu Buddy explains his choices for repairing the line.
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Growing Your Business Through IAQ Particulate Profiling

September 1, 2005
Concern about indoor air quality (IAQ) is driving customers to have their IAQ situation assessed and, if necessary, repaired. IAQ has generated so much awareness that you may want to consider offering IAQ assessments to all of your customers as an extra service.
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Btu Buddy 29: Outdoor Unit With Restricted Airflow

August 20, 2005
In this edition of the Btu Buddy series, Bob finds an outdoor unit that has been enclosed by a deck. Bob and Btu Buddy come up with a temporary solution to restore adequate cooling and determine where to relocate the unit.
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