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Tubing and Piping Support
Image Courtesy of Eaton SNAP ‘N SHIELD Piping support is covered in Section 305 of the IMC (International Mechanical Code). Once again, the IMC isn't binding, but it is what most local codes are based on. Piping / Tubing Material Maximum Horizontal Distance Between Support Maximum Vertical Distance Between Support Copper Tubing 1 1/4″ […]Read more
Where Do I Measure Delta T?
Over time, I’ve seen people use just about every type of temperature-measuring device in just about every location imaginable. From drilling tiny holes into rooftop unit panels to sticking a K-type wire into a piece of flex duct (I don’t remember why), I’ve done it all. Coming up through the trade, I’ve been TOLD to […]Read more
Principles Of Troubleshooting: Seeing the Big Picture
If you’ve been in this trade for any length of time, I’m sure you’ve run into situations that have left you scratching your head. If you’re lucky enough, you have the ability to call a senior tech, service manager, or company owner to bail you out of this situation. But have you ever run into […]Read more