New system considerations
New system installations: Considerations Do you want a full system with a thermostat or a specific machine for the summer like a swamp cooler? Do you need a new furnace just for the winter? For any of these projects, the cost will vary depending on the quality, style and machine size you choose. If you…Read More
RGF-BioControls® Technical Services Bulletin
Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) or Wuhan Coronavirus Symptoms are mostly ‘cold’ like, usually mild to moderate cough, headache, sore throat and fever. In more serious cases symptoms include pneumonia and bronchitis. Prevention and control recommendations from the CDC include 1) Minimize chances of exposure, 2) Adherence to standard precautions 3) Manage visitor access and movement, 4)…Read More
How to comply with CDC Guidelines
OVERVIEW Sections of text are extracted directly from the Federal Register Vol. 59, No. 208, 10/28194, to compile this pamphlet. This is not meant to be a substitute for the Guidelines, but a general overview of specific sections relevant to RGF BioControls and its products. Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005…Read More
Hydro-Peroxide for Indoor Air Quality!
A new advanced Oxidation Technology utilizing “Ionized Hydro-Peroxide” is brought to the HVAC industry for indoor Air Quality! By Dr. James Marsden, Ronald G. Fink and Walter B. Ellis Hydroperoxide-for-IAQRead More
Can I ask you something? Do you brush your teeth? What about taking a shower every now and then? Oh, you do? Why do you do that? Do you have a particularly dirty job or eat a lot of dirty food? It just makes sense, right? General maintenance is a part of everyday life but…Read More
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…Read More
Nomenclature – Model Numbers
This is a collection of information that we can not take credit for and we can not guarantee the accuracy of the older data. This has proven to be helpful to us for many years and we do not know the original author. https://www.nachi.org/forum/f20/hvac-manufacture-dates-174/ HVAC AGE CODES IN SERIAL # INFO Amana: BLACKHORSE. B=1971 or…Read More
Capacitors: A capacitor in HVAC is used to assist motors with starting up and running. They provide a discharge of electricity into the circuit when the voltage drops within that circuit. Capacitors help motors start and run. Over time they become weak causing the motor overheat and eventually burn out. This shortens the life expectancy…Read More
Air Purification Defined
Air quality As HVAC professionals we are regularly faced with issues related to the quality of indoor air and the adequacy of ventilation, but the HVAC system is not normally the original the source of the problem. Health hazards related to the inferior quality of indoor air have been documented for centuries, but it wasn’t…Read More
Whats a fair price?
What should it cost | Residential This list is being added to on a regular basis. There will also be updates to the articles where we discuss the individual components where you can find pricing as well. Here you will find our opinion on what is a fair estimated cost for the most common types…Read More
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