Keeping any kind of air conditioning or refrigeration coil clean is important for proper heat exchange, and microchannel coils are no exception. As these types of coils continue to grow in popularity, technicians should know that the microchannel cleaning procedures can differ from those for cleaning standard fin-and-tube coils.
Cleaning the coils on rooftop units may seem mundane, but it’s an important job that pays off for your customers in more efficient operation and longer living equipment. And, any job that’s worth doing is worth doing right.
The G-Series ½-6 horsepower (hp) outdoor condensing unit has been added to the company’s line of outdoor condensing unit products. The new series enhances serviceability while delivering operational efficiency gains for the end user.
Available in a horizontal configuration for easy slab installation, the R8HE condensing gas/electric packaged unit has microchannel all-aluminum indoor and outdoor coils, which provide increased resistance against instances of corrosion.
Hartzell Air Movement’s Gustafson appointed to AMCA board of directors; Bristol Compressors appoints senior vice president of global sales and marketing, and senior business development manager; Worthington Cylinders names national wholesale account manager; Triangle Manufacturing celebrates anniversary; Nordyne introduces new website dedicated to microchannel coil technology.
Packaged air conditioning solutions from Trane now feature a more rugged microchannel aluminum coil construction to increase reliability and sustainability. The more robust microchannel coil replaces copper and aluminum tube-and-fin condenser coils. The microchannel coils reduce refrigerant charge as much as 50 percent.