Tech Tips

October 12, 2018

IS PRIMARY VOLTAGE SET CORRECTLY ON THE TRANSFORMER?

Many 24v control voltage issues on BOTH commercial and residential systems are caused by not correctly setting up the transformer. Problems can be immediate or may surface may years later. Symptoms may include: low control voltage (24v), unit won’t do anything, contactor not pulling in, not being able to program thermostat, and erratic cooling, heating, […]

October 12, 2018

IS PRIMARY VOLTAGE SET CORRECTLY ON THE TRANSFORMER?

Many 24v control voltage issues on BOTH commercial and residential systems are caused by not correctly setting up the transformer. Problems can be immediate or may surface may years later. Symptoms may include: low control voltage (24v), unit won’t do anything, contactor not pulling in, not being able to program thermostat, and erratic cooling, heating, […]

October 12, 2018

WHY DON’T I GET A 20F SPLIT ON THE NEW A/C THAT WAS JUST INSTALLED?

When the Arizona “Monsoon” arrives the A/C systems must work harder because it now needs to remove moisture and heat from the air to COOL the home. There are two types of cooling that occur: Sensible cooling and Latent cooling. SENSIBLE COOLING removes the heat, the heat you can SENSE, out of the air. LATENT […]

June 27, 2018

5 Ways Changing the Compressor Can Save You Money!

When the compressor needs replacing, many homeowners and contractors consider the option of replacing the entire system. Here are 5 reasons why changing the compressor is the more cost-effective option. Less Labor – A single tech can change a compressor, whereas a system change-out requires at least two crew members. No Demolition or Line-Set Replacement – […]

June 1, 2018

3 Ways Emptying The Oil Can Help

Often overlooked, emptying the oil from a changed compressor can help you in several ways. You can see if all the oil was removed from the system You can determine if the compressor was burned out, requiring a suction line drier to be installed and Acid Scavenger or Acid Away to be used. It makes […]