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Heat Pump Defrost Boards and W2
If you are used to simple, straight-cool split systems, you know that the low voltage to the outdoor unit is usually VERY simple. In many cases, there's just a Y (contactor power) and a C (common) connected to the outdoor unit. When the condensing unit controls are strictly two-wire low voltage, there is no continuous […]Read more
Today's tech tip is a video put out by my friend Brad Hicks from the HVAC in SC YouTube Channel. Thanks, Brad! Seal boots to prevent raccoon leaks. Ok, this has nothing to do with raccoons, but I like that photo. Whenever you are installing duct boxes (also called boots or cans) in an aftermarket […]Read more
Oil Pressure Controls
Oil pressure controls, oil failure controls, oil safety controls… They’re a pain in the neck when they trip, and diagnosing those problems can really tax even the best of techs. As semi-hermetic compressors get larger, they can no longer rely on simple splash or “sling” type lubrication strategies where oil is just flung around inside […]Read more