4 Ways to Prep Your Customers’ HVAC Systems for the Cold Weather Ahead

Frigid temperatures are just around the corner, which means now is the time to contact your customers so you can properly prepare their HVAC systems for the winter. By reaching out to your customers and expressing concern for their comfort during the months ahead, you will make them feel valued, while also setting yourself up as the HVAC expert in your area. Here are the steps you should take to ensure your customers have an efficient HVAC system come winter: Read more

5 Levels of Oil Management with Toshiba-Carrier VRF

Did You Know Our Toshiba-Carrier VRF Product Essentially Has 5 Means of Oil Management?

 

Compressor Design

1. Compressor design; rotary compressors being high side shell dome meaning that the mechanical components of compression are at the bottom of the compressor where the low pressure / low temperature gas enters the compressor shell. The high pressure / high temperature gas is at the top of the compressor shell. This keeps the mechanical components down where the oil is, this also reduces the amount of oil leaving the compressor. Read more

Ductless VRF Provides an Energy Efficient Solution for Virginia Middle School

Case Study: Richmond County Middle School

Richmond County Middle School is a historic educational facility in Warsaw, Virginia. Originally built in the early 1900’s, it was converted into the school it is today in the 80’s. Since then, very little has been done to the building and its mechanical systems. They were still using inefficient radiant heat and PTAC cooling units, until an upgrade was no longer deemed optional. Read more

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How to Identify Water Damage to HVAC Equipment

After a hurricane or flood hits, it is time to begin the damage evaluation process. One of the most difficult items to assess—for both insurance adjusters and homeowners—is the HVAC equipment. It is challenging to determine just how severe the water damage is from the outside, and since the equipment is so expensive, claims should not be made haphazardly. Here are the steps to follow to determine how severe the water damage is to the HVAC equipment, even if it can’t be turned on. Read more

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6 Tips to Prevent Damage to HVAC Systems During a Hurricane

Hurricanes are one of the most destructive forces of Mother Nature. They bring with them intense winds and heavy rains, which can be very damaging to HVAC systems. However, hurricanes do have one benefit, which is that residents generally receive ample notice of their approach. Here are some steps that can be taken weeks, days, and hours before a hurricane to ensure as little damage is sustained as possible. Read more