Daily Archives: October 19, 2017

With New Regulations on the Horizon, the Cold Storage Industry Will Need to Adapt

As the EPA and other regulatory bodies discuss hydrofluorocarbons and other refrigerants with “global warming potential,” it will be up to those in the cold storage industry to future-proof their operations…

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4 “Check Engine” Warnings for Your HVACR System

As a company, we’ve observed and analyzed roughly 40,000 refrigeration systems over the past 20 years. In that time, we’ve seen the same pain points, and have heard the same…

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Oil-Filled Temperature Sensors for HVACR 101

Oil-filled temperature sensors are one of three, general sensor options along with electronic or gas-filled. Oil-filled may be worth considering if, for example, you wanted to track something like the internal…

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Restricted Refrigerant Flow? It Could be the Metering Device

One of the most common issues that a commercial or industrial refrigeration system contends with is restricted refrigerant flow. An issue with your metering device–the thermostatic expansion valve (TXV)–can cause…

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When Did They Stop Making Refrigeration Technicians? [OPINION]

In today’s labor market, one that seems to be shifting for a mainly-digital world, in which highly-specific skillsets and data drive the employment environment, it seems that everyone wants to…

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Hey, HVACR Contractors, Here Are 5 Ways Smart Controls Can Improve Your Client Relationships

The majority of our blog posts are crafted with a general audience in mind. Those seeking to learn more information about energy efficiency, the operation and energy consumption of their…

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3 Solenoid Valve Issues That Can Derail Your HVACR’s Energy Efficiency

When it comes to the relationship between good performance, energy usage, and commercial/industrial refrigeration, there are many components we need to be cognizant of to ensure harmonious operation. In many cases, we know…

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The Future of HVACR Energy Efficiency: Monitoring-Based Commissioning

Monitoring-Based Commissioning (MBCx) is getting a lot of attention these days in the energy efficiency field. Why? Simply put, to save money in energy usage and maintenance costs of HVAC,…

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5 Ways IoT can Enhance Your Commercial and Industrial HVACR’s Efficiency

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the hottest buzzwords these days. In the consumer sector, everything from your central heating/cooling system, to your home security, to your television…

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Understanding Your Commercial Electric Bill – The Energy Efficiency Charge

With each state, and with each utility company, the layout of your commercial energy bill is unique. They each have the same level of transparency, displaying your associated energy costs…

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