Jake McAlpine
Company name: The Energy Conservatory (TEC)
Position: Technical Support Manager

Jake McAlpine is the Technical Support Manager at TEC. He initially worked as an energy auditor and has many years of experience in weatherization, including in the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). His formal education background is in residential building science and technology.

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Tech Tips written:

Short Cycling
By:Bryan Orr A friend of mine was telling me that a utility had the idea that they could reduce energy consumption by turning HVAC equipment on and off rapidly during times of high load. In their minds, wouldn't it be better to spread out the off time rather than keeping the system off for longer […]
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Universal Condenser Fan Wiring Options
By:JD Kelly Assessing the Situation It is fairly common for a service technician to come across a failed condenser fan motor in the field. It doesn’t matter if we are talking about really old or fairly new equipment—condenser fan motors sometimes fail. The issue is deciding whether to use an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) or […]
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New A2L Refrigerants – “Easy as ABC”
By:Dr. Chuck AllgoodThis tech tip was written by Dr. Chuck Allgood with Chemours. Thanks, Dr. Chuck! While the ever-evolving world of refrigerants can often seem overwhelming with what seems like a never-ending parade of new gases being developed, taking a simplified approach may help clear the clutter. It can be as easy as A, B, […]
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#Betterhvac: Taking the First Step… and the Second and Third
By:Chris HughesSteve RogersJake McAlpine NOTE: If you cannot view the recording, the video may still be processing. The maximum wait time is 24 hours. We apologize for the delay and appreciate your patience.
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