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New Commercial HVAC Static Pressure Test Methods
Sept. 3, 2014
Is Real Efficiency from the HVAC Equipment or from the System?
Aug. 13, 2014
HVAC Service: Quick Building Pressure Diagnostics
Aug. 5, 2014
For HVAC Service Technicians: Three-Phase Voltage Measurement Principles
July 23, 2014
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The Principals of Single-phase Voltage Measurement in HVAC Systems
July 14, 2014
For HVAC Systems, Efficiency Measurements Are The "Delta" Difference
June 4, 2014
What Can You Do To Improve HVAC System Performance?
May 19, 2014
One question I often hear from HVAC professionals is "Doc, if there was just one thing I could do for each system to improve performance the most, what would it be?" Lets take...
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Heating and Cooling Equipment BTU Measurement Basics
April 30, 2014
The last HotMail article Rob Falke wrote mentioned BTU measurement as a tool frequently used in verifying HVAC system installation quality. Judging by emails he received about...
How You Can Verify the Quality of Your HVAC System Installations?
April 16, 2014
Why take the time to verify? Start with a good design. Provide for adequate air flow.
Home Performance: Can HVAC Contractors Partner With Energy Raters? Why Yes They Can, and Should
April 1, 2014
For many reasons, HVAC contractors generally believe that energy raters come up short when it comes to testing and diagnosting mechanical systems. Can these two groups ever work...
Leaking Ducts Can Reduce HVAC System Efficiency by 40%
March 4, 2014
Return duct energy loss scenerio Calculate energy penalty Present the solution Perform the test
"California Gold Rush" painted by John Berkey, 1999
HVAC Home Performance is the Gold Rush of the 21st Century
Feb. 19, 2014
The Role of HVAC Equipment Specifications in Finding Heating and Cooling Capacity
Feb. 4, 2014
Sustaining a Company Culture Outside the Box
Feb. 6, 2013
A New Brand of Comfort and Efficiency
Jan. 4, 2013
Duct Sealing Where It Matters Most
Dec. 5, 2012
This is the fifth in a series of HotMail articles by Doc Falke focusing on specific techniques designed to test, diagnose and improve the performance and efficiency of residential...
Installing a New Blower Assembly to Increase Airflow
Nov. 21, 2012
This is the fourth in a series of HotMail articles by Doc Falke focusing on specific techniques designed to test, diagnose and improve the performance and efficiency of residential...
How Much Cooling Coil Can Your Fan Afford?
Nov. 7, 2012
This is the third in a series of HotMail articles by ‘Doc’ Falke focusing on specific techniques designed to test, diagnose and improve the performance and efficiency of residential...
How to Decrease Filter Pressure Drop
Oct. 17, 2012
This is the second in a series of HotMail articles by ‘Doc’ Falke, addressing specific repairs that substantially improve HVAC system performance.
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