Category Archives: HVAC

The Trades – the Forgotten Career Path

Introduction from a Silicon Valley CEO in the HVAC R (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration) Industry and Editorial From Jack Tester Susan Nichol In junior high I distinctly remember the shop teacher not only encouraging but having their student test a student made one-person helicopter behind the school one afternoon.  I was in 6th…
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Rid Your Home of Fairy Dust

Susan Nichol I grew up in a Jersey suburb as the youngest of eight girls. That’s me the red head down in front for our Easter photo. A large family is great, always someone to confide in, but being the youngest means that when the older sisters went off to school or work I had…
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4 Warning Signs to Get New AC

When to Know a Repair just won’t cut it. There’s a saying we’ve all heard about life: nothing lasts forever. Unfortunately, your air conditioner is no exception. Eventually you’ll have to repair or replace your Air Conditioning system. How do you know it’s time to call it quits with your home’s old system? Your AC…
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Don’t Compromise Your Safety with a Temporary HVAC Fix

When your HVAC equipment doesn’t work properly, it becomes a huge inconvenience. Not only do you experience great discomfort with the temperature change, it can be a costly repair. Your first instinct is to get the problem fixed as quickly as possible. However, in many instances, the HVAC service technician will need to order the…
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In the War Over the Thermostat, Zoning is the Clear Winner

[caption id="attachment_7645" align="alignright" width="300"] FIGURE 1 BRYANT HEATING AND COOLING WORK GREAT WITH ZONING SYSTEMS.[/caption] Why should you zone your home HVAC? Zoned temperature control has been popular in office buildings, hotels, and businesses for years. Recently there has been steady growth in the number of people using zoned HVAC systems in their homes, and…
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