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Diagnosing ECM & X13 Motors
First, let's give proper credit. Most of the best practices and tools for diagnosing ECM and X13 motors come from Regal/Genteq and their site, thedealertoolbox.com, and their app, The Dealer Toolbelt. Your best bet is to follow the practices shown there and use their TECInspect diagnostic tool shown below. Here is the general process to […]Read more
What is an ERV?
This quick tip was written by Daniel Andersen in the HVAC School Group. Daniel was one of my early encouragements to make the podcast, even though he refuses to come on himself. Thanks, Daniel! ERV – What is it? An energy recovery ventilator allows fresh air from outside to be introduced into the conditioned space […]Read more
Drains and Double traps
Double traps are no good. That's the end of this tech tip. Okay, here's some detail: Anytime your drain goes up and down more than once, you have a double trap UNLESS you place an air vent between the two traps that vents ABOVE the drain inlet. The double trap causes drainage issues because air […]Read more