Air Conditioning

The air conditioning category offers information regarding air conditioners, compressors, preventive maintenance and other topics related to cooling systems.

How to Fix Sweating Copper Pipes

How to Fix Sweating Copper Pipes What you will learn from this article: 1) one of our readers submitted the question, How to Fix Sweating Copper Pipes – and we will answer her question. 2) a description of the problem with the sweating copper pipe 3) the name of the copper pipe causing the problem […]

Air Conditioner Causes Water Damage

Air Conditioner Causes Water Damage Air Conditioner Causes Water Damage Question – Hello, We need to ask you about water damage and how an air conditioner can cause this kind of damage. The whole ceiling in one of rental properties just fell into the living room. All the drywall and insulation from the attic fell […]

Replace HVAC Compressor for Air Conditioner Repair

Replace HVAC Compressor for Air Conditioner Repair Decision | HVAC Refrigeration Question Replace HVAC Compressor for Air Conditioner Repair – Question – Richard – I am an HVAC technician and have read all of your articles on refrigeration and compressors. Great information and it has helped to hone my skills and offer better service for my customers. […]

Air Conditioner Condensing Unit Frozen | AC Repair

Air Conditioner Condensing Unit Frozen | AC Repair Richard – Early last month we turned our air conditioner on and it worked fine for a few days. Then I noticed it was getting a little warm in the house so I went around and checked the Air Conditioner. Of course I checked the thermostat first […]

Air Conditioner Components | HVAC Cooling

Air Conditioner Components There are big differences between heat pumps and air conditioners. While the air conditioner provides cooling the heat pump will provide heating and cooling so the components inside the air conditioner differ from the components inside the heat pump system. I constantly get emails from people asking if they can convert their […]

Delay Timers and the Air Conditioner Condenser | HVAC Control

Delay Timers and the Air Conditioner Condenser – Heat Pump Condenser Air Conditioners are big HVAC refrigerators. Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps use the HVAC refrigeration cycle to transfer heat from a place where it is not wanted (inside absorbing heat with the evaporator coil) to a place that makes no difference (outside using the […]

Air Conditioner Condenser Electrical Components – HVAC Cooling

Air Conditioner Condenser Electrical Components What you will learn from this article: 1) Brief description of air conditioner condenser electrical components 2) Code requirements for the condensing unit feeder circuit, fuse box, and wire running to the condenser 3) Wiring inside the condenser 4) Description of various electrical components inside the condenser 5) Lots of […]

Air Conditioner Sequence of Operation | HVAC Cooling

Air Conditioner Sequence of Operation | HVAC Cooling Air Conditioner Sequence of Operation – When a technician is troubleshooting an air conditioner problem it is important that the technician understands the sequence of operation for that equipment. When there is a problem with the equipment, including air conditioners, the technician will know the problem if the […]

Evaporator Coils Dirty and Ice On Air Conditioner

Evaporator Coils Dirty and Ice On Air Conditioner Evaporator Coils Dirty and Ice On Air Conditioner – It was a very hot day and I got a ticket to respond to a call for no cooling. The customer said there was ice on the air conditioner. The secretary instructed the customer to turn the AC off […]

Proper Humidity Levels and Factors for Home Comfort & Health | HVAC Health

moist and dry air problems & health

Proper Humidity Levels and Factors for Home Comfort & Health – The Contents and Make Up of Air and Humidity Humidity is important to our home and health and it is important to maintain the correct humidity in our homes and workplaces for our health. What is humidity? Humidity is simply little water droplets in the air. Cold […]

Humidifiers and Comfort – HVAC Healthy Living

Humidifiers and Comfort Humidifiers and Comfort  – It’s winter time, and your skin and sinus’s are dry. Did you know that this condition not only extends to yourself and your health but also to your home? The furniture, doors, and other wood products in your home are all affected by the level of humidity. We have […]

Home Humidity Problems Maintaining Proper Humidity | HVAC Health

Home Humidity Problems – Is 60% Humidity in the Home Too High? HIGH HUMIDITY 60 % +. Within the last month, I moved into a new house. It has dry walls and not plaster walls. The furnace and hot water tank were installed a week or so before we moved in to the house. Last week […]

Air Conditioner Condensation Water Dripping – Condensate Leaks

Air Conditioner Condensation Water Dripping Air Conditioner Condensation Water Dripping – It’s the heat of summer or even the beginning of the season when you first turn on your air conditioner. Hopefully you’ve already had all the preventive maintenance checks done and there are no problems. Everything is working fine at least for now. Suddenly […]

Condensing Unit Frozen Wont Turn Off

Condensing Unit Frozen Wont Turn Off What you can expect to learn from this article: this article is an answer from a question taken from our email by a visitor to High Performance HVAC. We often use the questions we get in the email as a guide to write articles. The topic is a condensing unit that will […]

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