"Static pressure is a great test, but I agree with Sean - you need to find someone who is knowledgeable to teach you how to do it and what the results can indicate. You can measure static across several points in the system to help narrow down…"
"It is not just people who have changed, it is the homes they live in, and the businesses they work in. Back in the "good old days" energy efficiency was not even a consideration, and homes were built with little to no insulation, and with…"
You've gotten some good feedback so far, and can see that there are A LOT of variables involved in answering your question. Unfortunately, even as an HVAC contractor, I can't give you the short answer you are looking for either.…"
"It isn't just the contractors who are at fault, it is consumers too - Caveat Emptor! Your story (one that is all too familiar to many GOOD contractors) started with a homeowner trying to save a few bucks by having a system installed illegally…"
"This is a great piece, and the accompanying video was excellent. We often talk about the risks of fire and gas storage with portables, as well as the problems with incorrect hook-up to appliances and lack of grounding, but never really had the…"
"We've seen interference created by furnaces that causes problems with short-wave radios, but never AM. However, it sounds like a similar issue. There is typically a section in the installation manual that discusses radio interference, and…"