Monthly Archives: April 2013

2 Years and Still Going!

2 years ago on  April 25, 2011, I started writing this Blog. It’s hard to believe that I have been doing it this long, but I guess it’s true when they say —“Time flies when you’re having fun!” I want to … Continue reading

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Flood Damaged HVAC Equipment

The Midwest has seen record rain fall in the last couple of days.  Rivers are over flood stage.  Sewer systems could not keep up with all the rain and sewers backed up into basements.  Water also entered many basements from … Continue reading

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What is Sound — Part 3

In my last 2 posts, we have discussed what is sound and what the SRN of an air conditioner is . Now I’ll try to approach how this is applied to air conditioning “noise”. Remembering that sound is a pulsation … Continue reading

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What Is Sound — Part 2

In my last post, we talked about what is sound .  I included a chart showing  dB and uPa comparisons so you can better understand “noise”. In this post, I’ll try to explain what the SRN (sound rating number) is in … Continue reading

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What Is Sound — A Primer?

As air conditioning season draws near, the discussion of “how noisy” is the air conditioner needs to be looked at and what the SRN (sound rating number) means.  In order to do that, we first need to understand what is … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: DOE Will Not Enforce Regional Standard

The Department of Energy released a statement this afternoon stating that while litigation was ongoing in the Regional Standards lawsuit and the court was considering a proposed settlement as well as a motion to stay, the DOE will not enforce … Continue reading

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Keep It Simple Servicer

I guess air conditioning season is upon us because I got my first call of the season from down state Illinois (it’s warmer there than in the north right now I guess) on an air conditioning problem. However, in this … Continue reading

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