thermostat

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 […]

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 […]

HVAC Products Containing Mercury and Proper Disposal

Products Containing Mercury and the Environment including new State Laws & Regulations and pending legislation HVAC Products Containing Mercury and Proper Disposal – Mercury is extremely harmful to the environment and cause severe health problems in humans and animals. For many years HVAC and HVAC Controls manufacturers have used mercury in switches. Mercury is a liquid […]

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 […]

Honeywell Chronotherm Plus Thermostat – Trane XL19i Condenser

Honeywell Chronotherm Plus Thermostat – Trane XL19i Condenser Honeywell Chronotherm Plus Thermostat – Trane XL19i Condenser – I have a Honeywell Chronotherm Plus 8624D running a Trane XL19i with a Trane XV90 – all installed new in new construction in 2003. Every winter, during the morning warm-up from 66 to 70, the burners stays on for […]

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 […]

All About Thermostat Wire – HVAC Control

All About Thermostat Wire – Thermostat wire comes in a bundle with the outer jacket of the thermostat wire being either brown or white. The bundle can have anywhere from 2 conductors inside the bundle or outer jacket and all the way up 8 or 10 conductors inside the outer brown or white jacket. The wire […]

Venstar ColorTouch Programmable Thermostat | HVAC Control

A first impression when taking the Venstar ColorTouch thermostat from the box was that the thermostat was smaller than I had imagined however it is no smaller than the typical digital programmable thermostat. The more I got into the thermostat the better I liked it even though I found what I think is a minor […]

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 […]

Running New Thermostat Wire – New Installation

Running New Thermostat Wire Running New Thermostat Wire – It is possible that you may have to run a new thermostat wire from the air handler or furnace to the location where the existing thermostat is located. Running new thermostat wire can challenging even for professionals. If you must the follow will hopefully help you in […]

2011 Proposed Increase in SEER – EER – AFUE – HSPF

This article is archived for future records. Please refer to DOE website for reference on current energy efficiency guidelines.   10 SEER units cannot be purchased in the US any longer. The new standard as mandated by the Department of Energy as of January 2006 is 13 SEER. This 30 percent increase in efficiency from […]

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 a Programmable Thermostats Works | HVAC Control

How a Programmable Thermostats Works Programmable thermostats can save you more than ten percent on your homes utility bills. For that reason a programmable can pay for itself within a few years depending on the type and expense of the type you purchase. I always lean towards Honeywell thermostats simply because I’ve seen their reliability […]

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