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Data Logging Thermostats | HVAC Control

Data Logging Thermostats High Performance HVAC Air Conditioning & Heating Thermostats 1) Question: Is there a thermostat for a nursing home with a print out for temperature verification? The answer….. This is a touchy one and takes me back to the days when I started my HVAC career working in a hospital maintenance department. It […]

Successful Thermostat Installation Advice | HVAC Installation Advice

Successful Thermostat Installation Advice – High Performance HVAC wants you to be successful at the installation of your new thermostat so we ask that you read the pages here at High Performance HVAC carefully before you attempt to install your new thermostat. If necessary study the installation guides before trying to install your new thermostat to […]

Duct Work and High Ceilings | HVAC Duct Work Systems

Duct Work and High Ceilings | HVAC Duct Work Systems Duct Work and High Ceilings – I did not see any reference to my question and would appreciate a response as soon as possible, as due to medical situation, have to make a decision soon. We own an OLD house with 13′ ceilings in a large […]

Closing Off Part of the House To Save Energy on HVAC | HVAC Efficiency

Closing Off Part of the House To Save Energy on HVAC Closing Off Part of the House To Save Energy on HVAC – I have a Heil gas/electric package unit in my home. I, particularly, want to know, if I can close off a section to save on heating. Heating dealers have not been helpful as […]

Heat Pump Troubleshooting Advice | Heat Pump Repair

Heat Pump Troubleshooting Advice | Heat Pump Repair Heat Pump Troubleshooting Advice: Before calling a heating and air conditioning company, check the following: Check selections on thermostat. Ensure that it is set to the desired settings. Check power supply. This can include a circuit breaker and or/a regular looking wall switch close to the unit Check […]

How DDC Status Works – Methods and Types | HVAC Control

How DDC Status Works – DDC and Status – Is the Device On or Off The basics of DDC include learning about the status of a fan or a compressor or pump. How does a DDC controller read the status of the device it is monitoring? There are several ways to prove a device is running […]

Boiler Efficiency Options | Buyers Advice

Boiler Efficiency Options | Buyers Advice Boiler Efficiency Options – High Performance HVAC wants to help you understand your next boiler purchase better. To do this we want to break down all the different types of boilers and components, and various options and features that you may find when making a purchase. Typically you want to […]

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 […]

Home Inspector HVAC Training | Heating and Cooling

Home Inspector HVAC Training Thank you!! I am training to become a home inspector and the info contained on this site is helpful in identifying issues that require a HVAC professional to resolve. Read more……. You’re welcome! I understand that everything at High performance HVAC is limited and there is so much more to learn […]

Thermostat Wire Colors Code | HVAC Control

What you will learn in this article: 1) What thermostat wire color is likely to go to which terminal on the thermostat 2) The function of each wire terminal on the average thermostat highlighting some of the differences in those functions from manufacturer to manufacturer Sometimes the thermostat is not the problem. Please check this […]

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 […]

Air Handler Return Dampers | HVAC Components

Air Handler Return Dampers | HVAC Components Air Handler Return Dampers | HVAC Components – These return air dampers serve a large air handler on a roof top. This return air damper ends up in a mixing box inside the air handler where the return air from the building mixes with the outside air from […]

Home Standby Generator Installation

Standby Generator Installation Standby Generator Installation Video 1 of 3 Standby Generator Installation Video 2 of 3 Standby Generator Installation Video 3 of 3 Here are some videos to help you make the best of installing a new standby generator for your home. It is very important to follow all generator manufacturers instructions, local and […]

Checklist for Energy Star Qualified Homes | Energy Efficiency

Checklist for Energy Star Qualified Homes | Energy Efficiency As many people that make it here to High Performance HVAC Reviews side of the site will find that I constantly preach to people about the importance of hiring the right contractor to get the proper installation of any type of air conditioning or heating system […]

Heat Pump Components | HVAC Heating

Heat Pump Components | HVAC Heating & Cooling Heat Pump Components – Heat Pumps are similar to air conditioners with a few extra components added to allow the heat pump to offer both heating and cooling. The two major differences between a heat pump and an air conditioner are the controls and the refrigeration circuit. While […]

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