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Fan On or Fan Auto
Full disclosure: as a technician, I was guilty of setting the fan to “on” at the thermostat for many years. I never really thought of any of the negative impacts that could happen. I wanted to circulate the air and keep air moving through the high-efficiency air filter that most of our houses had. Later, I […]Read more
How much PRESSURE is that Recovery Tank Designed For?
Most techs know that you shouldn't fill a recovery tank more than 80% with liquid-based refrigerant. Many know that the WC rating stands for “water capacity.” So, you need to adjust for the density of the actual refrigerant rather than just using 80% of WC. I hope most of you know that the TW marking […]Read more
Take a Deep Breath: Respiratory Hazards in HVAC
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. When most people think about respiratory devices, their minds probably jump to soldiers wearing gas masks in warfare, hazardous waste […]Read more