The Pressures Look Good
Yeah? Well, how do you know? What should they be? What are the outdoor and return air temperatures? What SEER rating is the equipment?  These are the questions I ask every single time a technician says the phrase,  “But the pressures look good for [insert refrigerant of choice here].”  When they can’t answer the questions […]
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The “Approach” Method of Charging and Condenser Efficiency
We have been discussing many methods for checking a refrigerant charge without connecting gauges over the last few months. This got me thinking about the “approach” method of charging that many Lennox systems require. The approach is simply how many degrees warmer the liquid line leaving the condenser is than the air entering the condenser. […]
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