Monthly Archives: July 2011

Air flow Effects on Air Conditioning

An air conditioner is not just “BTU’s IN A BOX” sitting out in the back yard.  An air conditioner is part of a SYSTEM, and that system consists of the outdoor unit, the line set, the indoor coil, the duct … Continue reading

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Time Saver Motors and Compressors

If you are not aware, our Source 1 parts has a line of universal motors and compressors available for your uses. Any Time Saver Motor or Compressor can be used for WARRANTY replacement parts.  This is another “tool” to use … Continue reading

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Compressor Warranties

As all of you are aware, the Federal Government mandated that residential, single phase, condensing units manufactured after January 23, 2006 achieve a minimum S.E.E.R. rating of 13.00.  Typically, for a new condensing unit to achieve 13.00 S.E.E.R., it would … Continue reading

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Compressor Electrical Diagnostics

A compressor is an electric motor.  Since it is a motor, it has windings just like any other motor.  These windings can be checked for shorts, grounds, or opens.  To check compressor windings, first shut off the power to the … Continue reading

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