Christopher Cadwell's Blog – December 2011 Archive (2)

Part 2 of: The "1-2 Punch" to HVAC "Not Understoods"

Proper sizing of HVAC equipment is smaller, and smaller means more comfort.

Probably the usual thought in the HVAC industry by technicians is that the units need to be made bigger for comfort. Perhaps this comes from the idea of coming home from work, and needing a set back thermostat to do its magic, and get the home comfortable fast,…


Added by Christopher Cadwell on December 13, 2011 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Part 1 of: The "1-2 Punch" to HVAC "Not Understoods"

HVAC Delivery System Losses -

This is the Air Pressures, Duct System, the Boots, the Registers, Equipment Cabinets, Air Balancing, Temperature rise and drop parameters, etc. 


This is a greatly overlooked and not understood part of a system, even by most HVAC Journeymen and contractors. How do we come to this conclusion?…


Added by Christopher Cadwell on December 1, 2011 at 10:04am — 1 Comment

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