Category: Technical Tips

Investing In The Future of HVAC

PART V:  This article is a continuation of the previous four articles titled “Investing In The Future of HVAC”.  As was previously discussed, finding qualified HVAC technicians is getting harder for employers to find.  RightTek HVAC Training, in partnership […]

ACCA Has Your Back

Like you, my life has shifted in many ways during these unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic has deeply affected you, […]

A Split in Diagnosis

A critical element when evaluating a cooling system’s performance is the temperature difference between the return and supply air. A […]

Investing In The Future of HVAC – Part 4

This article is a continuation of the previous three articles titled “Investing In The Future of HVAC”. As was previously […]

Outside Air

If you are going to introduce outside air into a conditioned space, it is going to have a cost (in […]

Latent Heat –The Masked Superhero of Thermodynamics

What is Latent Heat  Webster defines “latent” as present and capable of emerging or developing but is invisible, concealed, or inactive.  Google describes latent to be hidden until […]

Investing In The Future of HVAC – Part 3

This article is a continuation of the previous two articles titled “Investing In The Future of HVAC”.  As was previously discussed, we all know that finding qualified HVAC technicians is getting harder for […]

Flammable Refrigerants Hotly Debated

The issue of flammable refrigerants for use in residential HVAC applications has been hotly debated in the recent code development […]

ENERGY STAR Verified HVAC Installation

ENERGY STAR is a brand that 90% of customers know, and one that influences their purchasing decisions. The ENERGY STAR […]

Want A Newbie Training Course?

Contractors from across the country answered ACCA’s survey on the technician training they needed.  Many will soon be pleased with the latest Qtech course for […]

Airflow Basics Part 2: The Lost Art of Choosing a Blower

Query:    You are going to change out an existing furnace that has a cracked heat exchanger.  You find a functioning 3-ton evaporator connected to […]

Airflow Basics – Part 1

Let’s look at the three basic components of airflow:  volume, velocity and pressure.  Volume  Standard air is air that is 70ºF with 50% RH, at sea […]

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