Author: Frank

Learning more about the HVAC industry

Learning more about the HVAC industry

When you are starting out as an HVAC technician it is pretty easy to make big mistakes.

I have been an HVAC technician for over twenty years and I have learned a lot about the heating and cooling industry during my time.

One thing that I have come to learn about the HVAC industry is that things are changing all the time. I always have to learn about new HVAC parts and stay up to date on the newest HVAC technology to stay relevant. There have been times when my HVAC customers have asked me questions about products I have never even heard of and that makes me look really bad. If you want to be a reliable HVAC technician you need to make sure that you stay up to date on all of the HVAC trends. Right now a lot of people are into zone controlled systems and they also really want things that can be run by a smart thermostat. When I first started doing my HVAC training I was pretty lost, but it is easy to pick up after a while. I wish that I would have known everything there is to know about HVAC at one time, but that is just not possible. If you are someone that is not an HVAC technician but just wants to know what is going on in the HVAC industry, there are plenty of places that you can go to learn about HVAC.

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I wish I didn’t have to call an HVAC worker

I wish I didn’t have to call an HVAC worker

For me it can be really hard to stay up to date on my HVAC bills and maintenance calls.

  • Sometimes when there is an issue with my HVAC unit I will wait until it’s totally broken before I start to call the HVAC technician.

My HVAC technician always tell me that I need to call him before the issues arise, but I normally forget. I don’t know why I wait so long to deal with my HVAC issues, but I think I just really don’t like paying a ton of money for my HVAC problems. The thing that bothers me is that the HVAC technician is there for a few minutes and does a few small repairs. Then I end up having to pay a bunch of money for my heating and cooling costs. I think it would be much better for me if I could just find an HVAC technician that would do regular maintenance for a small cost. Really the best thing that I could do for my HVAC system would be to just learn how to fix it myself without having to call anyone to fix it for me.. I didn’t even know how to change my air filter until this year, which really has made a huge difference in my HVAC system. When I first got my HVAC system I didn’t think that the new air filter would really make that much of a difference, but it turns out that was really wrong. If you are like me and you don’t like calling your HVAC worker then you should really consider studying HVAC for yourself. There are a bunch of websites online where you can learn about HVAC so you don’t have to call an HVAC company to help you out.

 

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Spending some time away from these snotty kids

Spending some time away from these snotty kids

I never thought I would have for kids at 25 years old, but that is the way fate had plans for me, then when our Dad & dad died in a car accident, I decided to take guardianship of our siblings, i had a full-time job & the state was willing to help myself and others give care for all many of them. It was a absolutely tough adjustment, because I went from being a single woman to a dad in a matter of minutes! My siblings were angry & confused, & they did not see myself and others as an object of respect, they were frustrated & displeased with the arrangements. In the start, the two of us argued all the time. I thought about sending them to foster care on a few occasions, because I thought it would be a better environment with less stress. My siblings & our sister wanted all of us to be together, so the two of us figured out a way to make it work. The first time I got away from the kids, I was absolutely excited. My uncle came over from the west coast & she stayed for several weeks. While she was in town, our bestie & I went to the beach for the weekend. The people I was with and I stayed in a pricey resort, which our uncle paid for as well. The locale was absolutely nice, & the two of us had a private hot tub & balcony. The people I was with and I even had our own mini-cut Heating, Ventilation & A/C unit. I enjoyed having control over the temperature in our room that weekend. My bestie thinks the two of us should buy a mini-cut Heating, Ventilation & A/C equipment for the garage, although I assume it’s too high-priced; Ever since the kids moved in, it’s tough to get them to leave the thermostat alone. Every time I turn around, someone is decreasing the heat or the cooling system.

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Air conditioning saved our buddy's life

Air conditioning saved our buddy's life

Last year, I had to have some serious surgery done. I was having a hard time because I couldn’t sit, or rest for honestly long. I was able to kneel flat as well as only get up when I had to go to the bathroom. I was absolutely surprised at how hastily I got miserable, even with our partner. I think it was the frustration that had myself and others so miserable all the time. I was no longer able to do all that I was used to doing. It was the middle of Summer as well as it was so hot that I couldn’t even get comfortable. My partner fixed the air conditioning in the dining room so that it was flowing right over me. He provided myself and others a remote control to the air conditioning as well as told myself and others that if I needed anything to just yell. Fortunately, with the remote as well as the air conditioning, I wasn’t so miserable all the time. Last night I was trying to get up from the bed to use the bathroom. It was all I could do to rest as well as I woke our partner up. He got miserable at myself and others for not waking him up. I fell against the a/c as well as I hit the button that turned it off. He was now trying to get myself and others up as well as to the bathroom. He then came back as well as turned the a/c back on before coming back to the bathroom to help myself and others get back into bed. I only have another week, as well as I should be doing so much better. He keeps telling myself and others that I am going to kill him before this is over.

 

 

indoor air quality

Battery operated ac

Battery operated ac

The other day, I told our partner that the a/c didn’t turn on.

He started talking about a battery as well as how heavy they were. He said something about a 24XL as well as self-propelled. I hastily had the feeling every one of us were talking about various unusual things. He then began talking about heavier batteries as well as how straight-forward it would be to chop the side of the hill. Now I knew that every one of us were talking about various unusual things. I knew that if I interrupted his thoughts, he would not be cheerful because he would forget what he was saying as well as he would not write it down. The next time he came upstairs, I once again began to tell him about the a/c. I told him I had said to him about the A/C unit. It was when he was upstairs earlier as well as I told him that he interrupted myself and others as well as started talking about batteries. He was a bit upset, although he apologized for not listening to me. He then went over to the control device as well as he realized that the concern absolutely was the battery. He updated the battery in the control device as well as the a/c turned on instantly. I was hoping that it wasn’t just coincidence about the batteries or was it that he already knew that the control device battery was dead. I hadn’t turned the air conditioning on until an hour ago. It was also kind of funny that he had a new battery for the control unit, in his pocket. I saw the smile on his face as well as it was all I could to not slap him. He knew every one of us needed a battery in the control unit.

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Air conditioning saved my partner’s life

Air conditioning saved my partner’s life

Last year, I had to have some dire surgery done. I was having a tough time because I couldn’t sit, or stand for genuinely long. I was able to sit flat & only get up when I had to go to the lavatory. I was legitimately surprised at how rapidly I got angry, even with my partner. I assume it was the frustration that had me so angry all the time. I was no longer able to do all that I was used to doing. It was the middle of Summer & it was so moderate that I couldn’t even get comfortable. My partner fixed the a/c in the kitchen so that it was flowing right over me. She gave me a remote control to the a/c & told me that if I needed anything to just yell. Fortunately, with the remote & the a/c, I wasn’t so angry all the time. Last night I was trying to get up from the bed to use the lavatory. It was all I could do to stand & I woke my partner up. She got angry at me for not waking him up. I fell against the a/c & I hit the button that turned it off. She was now trying to get me up & to the lavatory. She then came back & turned the a/c back on before coming back to the lavatory to help me get back into bed. I only have another week, & I should be doing so much better. She keeps telling me that I am going to kill him before this is over.

 

 

New HVAC systems

We Switched To Low VOC Air Filters:

We Switched To Low VOC Air Filters:

Over the past year, my wife has gone on a toxin-free spree.

  • She’s eliminated all mass-produced food from our cabinets, thrown away all the products that have a long list of chemicals as ingredients listed, and she started buying clean cleaning products.

I never knew how many toxic foods and products I was putting in and on my body before! It was a slow transition, but we’ve officially made our entire household clean and pure. There are no harmful toxins to be found. When switching out toxic products for clean ones, it’s important to purchase products that are labeled as low VOC, which stands for volatile organic compounds. It doesn’t sound like much, but a VOC that is too high can contaminate your air and cause breathing problems. You can find low VOC paints, stains, and even air filters at your local hardware store. The price is a little higher than a generic version, but I believe it’s worth it. I like knowing the air in my home is clean and pure, and I’m not breathing in harmful chemicals and toxins. Not only do these toxic chemicals that seep into the air make breathing difficult, but it can lead to more serious health concerns over time. As soon as we made the switch to low VOC air filters, I noticed it was easier to breathe, and my son had less asthma attacks. I couldn’t believe it! I’m so thankful my wife decided to eliminate all the toxins from our house, and we switched to low VOC air filters.

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I Found Air Filters At A Thrift Store:

I Found Air Filters At A Thrift Store:

One of my favorite things to do for fun is thrifting.

  • I could spend hours hopping from one thrift store to the next.

I’ve been thrifting for so long, that I know where all the best stores are and when the best time to shop is. My friends and family are always impressed with my ability to find treasures in the midst of a mess. As I was browsing the shelves in one of my favorite stores, I saw a pack of air filters for an air conditioning system. I thought this was an odd thing to donate, but they weren’t even opened. As I was examining the packaging, I started wondering if they would fit my own air conditioning system. I quickly snapped a photo and sent it to my husband. He responded within minutes, and told me they were the ones we used! To make things even better, I saw the pricetag! It was only five dollars for a pack of two! I didn’t know how much our air filters normally cost, but I knew that this was a steal. I took them home with a lot of excitement and showed my husband. He was just as excited for the new air filters, and replaced our old one immediately! After he was done changing the air filter, he came inside and told me that it’s a good thing I found them while thrifting, because our old air filter was dusty and filled with debris. I’m glad I went thrifting that day, because I saved us a lot of money on air filter replacements!

 

Air quality systems

The Heating & A/C rental supplier saved our birthday

The Heating & A/C rental supplier saved our birthday

Everybody was laughing, having drinks, talking, plus it couldn’t have gone better

When my wife plus I got married, the people I was with and I did have a little bit of a problem at the arena. When the people I was with and I were having our birthday rehearsal, the air quality was bad plus the air conditioning wasn’t working actually well. I don’t think what these people were doing about their Heating & A/C system service, however clearly they needed something done. When I was talking to them about the air quality, they were acting like it wasn’t even a problem. I didn’t want our birthday morning to be ruined with bad air quality so I decided to go through an Heating & A/C rental supplier. They brought in a good air conditioning system along with a dehumidifier to make sure the air quality was easily perfect in the arena, on the morning of our birthday, everything went great. I particularly wouldn’t be recommending that arena to people though because they didn’t seem to like the air quality, plus the people I was with and I had to fix the problem on our own. They wouldn’t even compensate us for having to rent the component through the Heating & A/C rental arena. Everybody was saying how nice the air quality was plus how beautiful the arena was, however later I would tell them that it wasn’t worth it going through that recognizable arena. At least the people I was with and I had a good birthday plus everything was perfect. Everybody was laughing, having drinks, talking, plus it couldn’t have gone better. Of course, if the people I was with and I didn’t go through the Heating & A/C rental supplier, it would have been a big disaster. I easily will be recommending that Heating & A/C rental supplier to a ton of people.

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HVAC filters I use

HVAC filters I use

HEPA air filters use an seriously fine-threaded filter which allows only the smallest of particles to pass through, and the result is that the air filter catches everything greater than a particle of dust

There’s a lot to be said about the kind of air filters anyone uses in their home… Some people know they can get away with using cheap air filters that are bought in multiple-packs at the grocery store, then however, others will know better – plus they will turn to the more effective air filters on the market, however using the right kind of air filter for your cabin can not only improve air quality inside the house, however also promote airflow plus improve how well the cooling system plan works! See, if you live in a fairly mild temperature, the need for intense currents of air flowing through the cabin will likely be low. However, there’s a lot of dander plus pollen floating through the air in these regions, so an air filter with a high rating is needed to keep the air quality high! In sites care about this, a HEPA air filter is the best route to pursue. HEPA air filters use an seriously fine-threaded filter which allows only the smallest of particles to pass through, and the result is that the air filter catches everything greater than a particle of dust. This, of course, means that the air quality is dramatically improved throughout the household! A super high-end air filter isn’t consistently critically needed though, as some areas will not have as high of a concentration of airborne pollutants in their home. It’s important to ask your usual heating plus cooling system service specialist to clarify, plus guide you towards the right air filter for your home!

 

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