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SilverPAC Silverstat 7 Advanced Thermostat | HVAC Control

SilverPAC Silverstat 7 Advanced Thermostat This thermostat is sure to save you some money in energy costs if you can get over the initial retail cost which is currently unavailable. Taking it a step further you can make some control changes to your appliances and hook them up to this thermostat so you can program […]

What Temperature Should I Set My Programmable Thermostat To | HVAC Control

What Temperature Should I Set My Programmable Thermostat To – 4) Please confirm this advice if you would; it is better to have your thermostat left at 70°F. to 72°F. during the day while your home is empty and adjust accordingly when you get home as opposed to shutting off the heater/ac and turning on when […]

Hot Water Boiler Reset Control | Heating and Cooling

Hot Water Boiler Reset Control Richard, We are looking at replacing our boiler with a new boiler. The HVAC contractor, I suppose he is the salesman for the HVAC contractor, is trying sell us what he refers to as a reset control for our boiler. He tells us it will save us more money by […]

Prevent Poor Ventilation in the Home | HVAC and Health

Prevent Poor Ventilation in the Home You already know that inadequate ventilation in the home can lead to mold, mildew, and poor indoor airflow. This, in turn, can trap pollutants indoors, leading to allergies and other, more serious health risks. So what can you do to prevent this? Fortunately, you have several options, including energy […]

Air Conditioning and Heating Heat/Energy Values – HVAC Technical

Air Conditioning and Heating Heat/Energy Values Heat is energy and when we produce heat we need to use energy in its production. There are natural methods for producing heat without burning or using fuels but these methods are not practical or available to the general populace for residential, commercial, and industrial use. The production heat, […]

Variable Air Volume Systems – Commercial HVAC

Variable Air Volume Systems – Variable Air Volume (VAV) systems are the best way to zone especially in large buildings. A VAV system with the proper controls and set-up will help the building owner realize large savings in energy usage. There are many VAV systems out there set up in different ways. The most common […]

Rooftop Air Handler with Integral Heat Recovery

Rooftop Air Handler with Integral Heat Recovery  This large rooftop air handling unit also has a heat recovery wheel integrated inside the AHU itself. The all in one AHU and heat recovery unit saves energy by recovering heat that would otherwise be vented outside in the winter time and in the summer removing heat from the air […]

Geothermal Heat Pumps | HVAC Heating & Cooling

Geothermal Heat Pumps | HVAC Heating & Cooling Geothermal heat pumps use ground water or water circulated through pipes to exchange heat with the earth. Geothermal, versus air source heat pump systems, use the earths natural temperature to exchange heat and provide heating and cooling. The temperature of the air varies widely with the weather […]

HVAC Manufacturers | Heating and Cooling

HVAC Manufacturers | Heating and Cooling Heating and Cooling Manufacturers are always improving the energy efficiency of their products using innovation and modern technology to help. HVAC manufacturers are required by the government to increase the efficiency ratings of equipment sold. Usually this is a mandate passed down by congress that will set a standard […]

Electric Motors Basics | HVAC Technical

Electric Motors Basics | HVAC Technical Electric Motors Basics – The HVAC industry depends heavily on the electric motor. The electric motor is the basic component which powers blowers to move air, drives compressors to compress refrigerant, and powers pumps to move water for chilled water and hot water applications and fuel oil for oil […]

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