Have you ever wondered what goes into a heating or air conditioning system for a large office building or another large building like a mall or a school? My name is Evelyn, and I am an HVAC architect. I design heating and air conditioning systems for large, corporate buildings. Making sure that a large building with many rooms or offices is efficiently heated and cooled is a very large job and is much more complicated than simply heating or cooling a home. This blog will educate the reader on how heating and cooling jobs this large are designed and completed.
29 October 2021
If you have an HVAC system, you need to become familiar with how it sounds when it is operating normally. That way, if your HVAC system suddenly starts to make a strange noise, you will notice it right away and get the assistance you need to take care of your system. Serious Sound #1: Hissing If you hear a hissing sound, like you have an angry cat somewhere in your home, that means that you have some sort of leak in your system.
28 September 2021
Central air conditioning systems can fail for many reasons, ranging from relatively minor to catastrophically expensive. Like any sophisticated mechanical system, many air conditioner failures result simply from normal wear and tear and usage. The run and start capacitors are two common failure points that can affect even relatively "young" air conditioners. Fortunately, replacing a capacitor usually isn't an expensive or time-consuming job, but what causes them to fail in the first place?
9 September 2021
While not silent, the sounds emitted by a properly working residential air conditioning system should be barely noticeable to the occupants of the home. However, when the level or type of sound suddenly changes, homeowners should suspect that a repair issue is occurring and take steps to diagnose and address the problem before serious damage can occur to the HVAC system's components. Compressor problems One of the first problems to suspect when an AC system begins to make noise is the compressor.
9 August 2021
Some homeowners have no idea that the loss of refrigerant in the heating and air conditioning unit isn't a normal part of the operation of their system. An HVAC unit that functions correctly should circulate the required amount of refrigerant for optimal cooling effect. However, if it has a leaking refrigerant, you're likely to experience a spike in energy costs and reduced home comfort. To ensure that this doesn't happen, you should act promptly on some early warning signs.
26 July 2021
When should you call a professional for an air conditioner repair? It's summer—and your home is suddenly (and uncomfortably) hot. Should you speed dial an HVAC contractor ASAP? If you're not sure whether your central system needs a professional, take a look at the top repair-related questions to ask right now. When Was the Last Time You Replaced the Filter? Air conditioner use accounts for nearly six percent of the total electricity the United States produces, according to the U.