Have you ever wondered how an HVAC/R system works? I’ll be the first to admit this isn’t the most attractive topic at first glance and the more you investigate it the less appealing it can seem. AC heating and refrigeration systems are complex machines and it can take years to get a firm grasp around…

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Component Definitions: Air handler: This is the indoor section of a heat pump or electric heat system. They are usually located in a mechanical closet, attic space or crawl space. Blower assembly: Located in the indoor section, this is what moves the air inside the home or building. Blower motor: The motor which drives the…

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There are many air conditioning system manufacturers out there. Who is the best? Which ones will last longer? Is it worth it to buy a high-end system? I have worked on enough systems to say confidently that the brand is not nearly as critical as the quality of installation and maintenance. If either of those…

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Access to the wizard’s mind | This forum is dedicated to providing helpful information for homeowners, technicians and snoopy competitors. It is monitored for appropriate content and your first post as well as your first comment are reviewed prior to being made public. You must log in in order to post a comment or create…

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