There are numerous steps savvy contractors can take to ensure their service departments are running efficiently, while, at the same time, keeping employees and customers content with the work being conducted.
Fractional horsepower permanent split capacitor (PSC) fan motors are one of the most popular single-phase motors used in our industry, and then they fail, technicians must be able to troubleshoot and replace them.
Bob and Tim were at the house of a customer who said that her air conditioning unit did not cool well in the hot weather three days ago. She said the unit actually froze up and had ice on the outdoor portion of the unit on the big line. She shut the unit off and called for service.
Bob and Tim had just arrived at the house of a new customer who explained that the air conditioning system was not working. The homeowner said that they had just had a warm day and the air conditioning system did not come on when they tried to cool the house down yesterday.
The reality is, we spend a great deal of time at work; the people we deal with and the relationships that result are ultimately what keep us coming back every day. I know there are a few computer geeks out there who might disagree, but, to me, our relationships with others are paramount.
In this troubleshooting situation, the equipment is a split system that’s approximately five years old, consisting of a gas furnace to provide heat in the winter, and a condensing unit and “A” coil to provide summer cooling. There are actually three questions to answer in this problem.
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