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Size and Orientation of Return Grilles and Supply Registers
Proper sizing and orientation of grilles, registers, and diffusers may seem like such a simple thing, but it's an area where confusion and mistakes are commonly made. First, let's define some terms. Return A return draws air into a return duct system with negative pressure compared to the space, usually via a fixed “grille” (also […]Read more
Getting the Most From Value Engineering
This article is based on the January 28th episode of the HVAC School Podcast: “How to Value Engineer Better w/ Alex Meaney,” Which you can listen to HERE. Simply put, value engineering is the process of finding ways to cut costs out of a project WITHOUT creating quality issues. As Alex stated, 2+2 doesn’t always […]Read more
This article was written by Senior Boiler Tech Justin Skinner. Thanks, Justin. Oil burner nozzles are present in most forced combustion air burners. They are used with an oil pump to atomize fuel oil and allow it to burn. Atomizing is raising the pressure of the fuel and forcing it through the nozzle. Essentially, the […]Read more