Tag Archives: cmpressors

I must be doing something right!

Back in April 2011, I started writing on this blog site as a way to help my local contractors and dealers. Most of the posts were based on issues these persons were experiencing and this was a good forum to … Continue reading

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Cycling off A/C or Heat Pumps by Utility Companies Revisited

People are looking for ways to save money on their utility costs, especially, air conditioning.  To control the power usage in peak times, some Utility Companies regulate consumer usage by cycling off a consumer’s A/C outdoor unit at selected times during … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

Spring is officially here. Baseball season has officially started. The Final Four of College Basketball will be playing for the Championship. The schools are on spring break. So, what does this have to do with an HVAC blog?  I already … Continue reading

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Refrigerant Line Charge Adders

I am often asked how much refrigerant should be added to a split system?  We preach that the best way to charge a new install is to always WEIGH the charge into the unit. Well, that varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.  … Continue reading

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Compressor Change-outs

Too often, I get the phone call that a replacement compressor is “bad out of the box”! Now, I won’t say that never can happen. However, it is even more suspect when the contractor calls and says the replacement compressor for … Continue reading

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