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October 10, 2014
HVAC Future Trends

Future Trends for HVAC Industry By Betty Stephens HVAC technology is constantly changing due to new discoveries and influences outside the industry. As recently as this century, central, indoor climate control was available to only a privileged few. Today, even central air-conditioning in homes is common in the U.S. Improvements occurred through a number of […]

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June 10, 2014
Portable A/C & Spot Cooling Units

Portable A/C Units/Spot Cooling    By Betty Stephens Portable Air Conditioner or Spot Cooler A spot cooler is a portable, self-contained air conditioner used to cool a space. The entire unit is portable and can be moved to another space, if needed. The spot coolers are completely self-contained and do not have condensing units that need […]

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September 21, 2013
Split Ductless System

Split Ductless Systems By Betty Stephens A ductless air conditioner, also called a mini-split system, has two major components: a unit mounted on an inside wall that delivers cool air to the room and a unit mounted on the outside of the house. A pair of refrigerant lines that runs between the two systems one […]

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June 15, 2013
EPA Regulations on R22 / SEER Ratings

EPA Regulations on R-22 / SEER Ratings By Betty Stephens of Quest Media The EPA has begun phasing out the production of R-22 and has banned the production of HVAC equipment that uses R-22 in compliance with Title VI of the Clean Air Act. The refrigerant that replaces R-22 is R-410A. R-410A is an HFC […]

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May 24, 2011
Contamination Test Kit

Refrigerant Moisture / Compressor Oil Acid Contamination Detection Test Kit If a HVAC technician tells you he needs to test your refrigerant or compressor oil he will mostly be referring to a test and using a similar kit and methods as shown in the video below. This is valuable information about the health of your air […]

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May 18, 2011
Heat Pumps

Heat Pumps are so misunderstood. I looked and searched for information to help me explain how a heat pump works.  One source  I went to was Carrier's web site, they invented air conditioning after all.  Under heat pumps it says, "For more on heat pumps go to E-Hows web site."   Carrier was right.  It is the best and […]

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