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  • “Have a ceiling fan at home? Reverse it for this winter!” When it’s the middle of winter and freezing, most of us aren’t thinking about turning on our ceiling fans. Majority of us resort to heaters, fireplace, and putting on a lot of layers. But did you know, reversing the direction of your ceiling fan can actually keep you warmer?   During the summer, ceiling fans are placed [...]

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    When was the last time you had preventive maintenance on your heating or air conditioning system? Whether you own or rent a home, running a business, or working in an office, it’s ideal to provide maintenance on the heating or air conditioning system. Regardless of where you’re in, a HVAC system is what keeps your family comfortable, keeps the business going, and keeps the employees happy. [...]

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    A blower is used to move air through the air ducts in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. It’s an important and necessary part of an air handling system, which brings fresh air into the building. It helps move air from one duct to another and from one vent to another vent. A blower consists of 3 components: fan blade, a belt, and the motor itself. If one part breaks, the [...]

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    Difference Between Best HVAC Brands

    If you’re in the market for a new furnace, air conditioner or heat pump system, then chances are that you need to hire someone to install it properly. So you went online to start figuring out which brand, which model, which size, which contractor, how much, what financing options, etc. — a lot of things to consider! Couple that with the fact that this expense is most likely unplanned, perhaps [...]

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    National Code

    ROSSLYN, Va. — The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has announced the publication of NEMA ICS 7.2-2015 Application Guide for AC Adjustable Speed Drive Systems. This guide assists users in proper selection and application of alternating current (ac) adjustable speed drive systems. It covers ac electrical drive systems rated 600 volts or less, consisting of three-phase [...]

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    The Importance of Liquid Subcooling

    In today’s competitive service market, every conscientious service technician should understand why a refrigeration or air conditioning system must have the proper amount of liquid subcooling. The amount of liquid subcooling not only affects system capacity, but also the effectiveness and capacity of expansion type metering devices. Subcooling is defined as the difference between the measured [...]

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    New PHCC Chapter Organized in South Carolina

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) has announced the formation of the first PHCC-affiliated state chapter in South Carolina. Officially chartered in September 2015 as a PHCC-affiliated association in South Carolina, the chapter has elected officers, identified event goals for 2016, and established a recruiting strategy to bring on new [...]

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    Superheat Method to Charge A/C Systems

    One of the most important things you can do for your customers is to ensure that their refrigerant system is working properly. Of all the things that can go wrong with an air conditioners refrigerant system, the most common is undercharge. A study commissioned by Arizona Public Service, an Arizona utility, found that more than 70% of split systems tested were at least 5% low on refrigerant. As you[...]

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