*HISTORY OF HVAC

A Brief History of Air Conditioning Inventors who came before Willis Haviland Carrier tinkered with cooling machines. But it was Carrier’s creation that launched the modern idea of air conditioning. To mark the 110th anniversary of his invention, we look back at the long story of a/c. click here to read more POST YOUR COMMENTS BELOW.

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*Upselling Sucks

Bad Service I have heard lots of plumbers, hvac techs and electricians complain about their boss telling them to “upsell” clients when they go on a job. In fact, this is probably to number one misconception about great service. Most of the people in the field feel that good service is just taking care of the problem and not “upselling” …

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*EPA Warns Again

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is cautioning homeowners, HVAC contractors, and service technicians of the safety hazards related to recharging existing home air conditioning systems with a propane-based refrigerant. Using a propane-based refrigerant in an air conditioner that is not designed to use propane or flammable refrigerants poses a threat to homeowners as well as service technicians, …