Get Tech Tips
Subscribe to free tech tips.
Moving Heat Quiz September 18, 2023, 3:37 pm
Related Tech Tips
Subcooling vs. Liquid Line Temperature
There is a common belief in the trade that the higher the subcooling, the better the system efficiency because lower liquid line temperature means less flash gas. This statement is only partially true and can lead to some confusion among techs. Subcooling is a temperature decrease below the condensing temperature of the refrigerant that occurs […]Read more
What is a Suction Accumulator?
Suction Accumulators A suction accumulator is used to prevent liquid refrigerant floodback to the compressor. A compressor is designed to move vapor refrigerant, NOT liquid, and the accumulator can really help us win that battle. Accumulators are commonly used on heat pumps, transportation refrigeration systems, low-temp supermarket systems, and any place where liquid refrigerant flooding […]Read more
How to Recover Refrigerant Quickly and Properly
The way we use and think of refrigerants is evolving quite rapidly. As we shift towards phasing out ozone-depleting refrigerants and considering alternatives, the future of refrigerants may seem a little uncertain to us. However, one thing is certain. Many HVAC units will continue to rely on the common HCFC, HFC, and HFO refrigerants we […]Read more