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Condensation - It Isn't Where Hot Meets Cold
Photo by Stephen Rardon I hear it all the time. Someone will talk about undesired condensation on an air handler cabinet, on a supply air duct, in a ventilation duct, or on a vent like the one above. In reply, someone will inevitably say, “Condensation occurs where hot meets cold.” Early on in my career, […]Read more
DISCLAIMER: HVAC School is NOT an official OSHA safety training resource! Although we provide safety tips in good faith, our website is not a substitute for safety training from an authorized OSHA training source. Locking out and tagging equipment is one of the most basic safety procedures in general industry and maintenance work, especially in […]Read more
Adjustable Drive Pulley (Sheaves)
Before the fighting starts about term definitions, let's just settle on using “adjustable drive pulley” and “sheave” interchangeably to describe the belt-driven power transmission device shown above. Second, for the newer tech, you shouldn't be altering these sheaves so that the belt rides lower or higher in them unless you know EXACTLY what you are […]Read more