Jim Davis

Jim Davis is the senior carbon monoxide/combustion trainer and consultant for the National Comfort Institute (NCI). He has been teaching classes since 1983 and has been part of NCI for the past seven years. Davis has written national protocols for CO testing and operating guidelines for proper combustion and mechanical operation of fuel-burning appliances. For additional information call 800-633-7058, or go to www.nationalcomfortinstitute.com.


CO and Residential Equipment

November 12, 2007
This article is part two of a two-part series on carbon monoxide (CO) safety and residential equipment and venting. In this article, we continue the discussion of CO safety and cover several additional issues not mentioned in Part I. This includes certain types of installation problems and operational defects that develop after the system has been put into service.
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Lessening CO Leaks With Equipment Safety

September 10, 2007
This article is part one of a two-part series on carbon monoxide (CO) safety and residential equipment and venting. Is heating equipment and the way it’s installed really as safe as it should be?
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Carbon Monoxide and the HVAC Contractor

June 11, 2007
Carbon monoxide (CO) testing is one of the main concerns that should be addressed in every structure in which contractors perform work, if not for the safety of the customer then for their own safety.
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