"In my opinion the unit should be an easy repair.
Cleaning up after a bird is dirty work maybe a little dangerous because some birds do carry diseases that can affect humans.
All the important parts of the refrigeration system are inside the sealed…"
"Eric and David you may find this laboratory study of real world dirty AC coils brought in to the lab and studied how they worked. They tested the dirty air conditioners, then washed them thoroughly with a garden hose and tested again. They also used…"
"“The magnitude of the outside-inside delta-T has no bearing on the amount of work done by a heat pump over a given period of time. “ I disagree the inside outside delta is directly proportional to the number of BTUs required to maintain that delta,…"
"Please share this “news of failure rates tied to high heat days” Where did you get this “news” from is this data anecdotal or statistically?
The cold climate heat pumps IE hyper heat models are almost two stages systems with an extra port in the…"
"That black spot looks to me like someone was sloppy with their torch while working on the copper pipes and burned the PVC.
The first pipe does look like CPVC I do not recall seeing CPVC listed as approved vent in any instructions. The way PVC cement…"
"Last year we build a new home the HVAC seemed to work perfectly after a full season of both heating and cooling I happened to notice the contractor had forgotten to pan one end of a floor joist bay being used an the main return duct. I tested the…"
" “From an efficiency standpoint electricity is a clear winner.” Baloney not when you count the losses at the power plants most plants are 45% efficient and you lose another 7% in distribution and transmion. The very best solar panels are just 30%…"