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Case Study: Historic Princess Anne Hotel in NC

Built in 1924, the Princess Anne Hotel in Asheville, North Carolina, was completely renovated in 2005 to maintain the home’s historic architecture while transforming 40 individual rooms into two large guest rooms and 14 spacious suites. By opting for a Carrier ductless system, the Princess Anne Hotel was able to improve their efficiency, maintain the integrity of the interior, and ensure their patrons stay comfortable. Read more

CE Gives Back – #GivingTuesday

We all know that after Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday kick off the holiday shopping season, but #GivingTuesday is when we really get into the spirit of generosity. At CE, we strive every day to give back. To celebrate National Day of Giving, we’d like to showcase just a few of the charitable efforts that CE has made this year. Read more

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How to Prevent Coil Corrosion

Many types of HVAC equipment rely on coils to operate, and these coils must be protected from environmental elements. If not properly protected, coils will corrode, or deteriorate, which leads to less efficient equipment and expensive repairs.

The good news is that most coil corrosion can be avoided or delayed if you take prevention steps—because it is always easier to prevent than treat. Here is a closer look at coil corrosion prevention options that are available: Read more

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