Articles by Amos Snow III

Replacing Coils vs. Entire Unit

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Do I replace the coils or the entire unit? This is a question faced by unit owners and contractors all too often. When a system has been operating correctly and only the coils have failed, when is it justifiable to repair the system versus replacing the entire system? The answer depends on the situation.
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Installation, Maintenance of HVAC Coils Explained

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There are cases in which the best option for the customer includes changing a system’s direct expansion (DX) coils. This article includes guidelines to do the job efficiently and correctly, but remember: It’s not a substitute for other established procedures.
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