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Window-Mounted Air Conditioners Save Energy ...

Window-Mounted Air Conditioners Save Energy

Compared to homes with central air conditioning, homes with window units have lower cooling costs

Posted on May 25 2012 by Martin Holladay

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A window-mounted air conditioner could save you money. Homes that use window-mounted air conditioners use less energy for cooling than homes with central air conditioning.

Window-mounted air conditioners...

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Date: 2017-04-13 15:30:17

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Swapping ECM for PSC fan motor | GreenBuildingAdvisor.com

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Swapping ECM for PSC fan motor

I know a homeowner who runs the fan on his Ruud UBHC-17J11NFD air handler (2.5 ton heat pump) continuously in the summer to help keep the temperature a bit more consistent between the upstairs and downstairs, so he figures swapping the OEM PSC fan motor for an ECM motor, such as the Evergreen, might pay for itself.

The Evergreen mfr/distributor says the...

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Date: 2017-04-13 16:28:08

Related topics : air conditioner fan motor replacement cost / air conditioning fan motor replacement cost / air conditioner replacement fan motor / how to replace air conditioning fan motor / how to replace air conditioner fan motor

Four Ways to Find the Size of Your Air Conditioner ...

Four Ways to Find the Size of Your Air Conditioner

If you want to determine the cooling capacity of an older installed air conditioner, here are your options

Posted on Jul 9 2014 by Allison A. Bailes III, PhD

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When trying to determine the size of an older installed air conditioner, first get the model number off of the outdoor unit.

Do you know what size your air conditioner is? In...

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Date: 2017-04-13 16:15:09

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Will Minisplits Replace Forced-Air Heating and Cooling ...

Will Minisplits Replace Forced-Air Heating and Cooling Systems?

Using ductless minisplits to cut the Gordion Knot of HVAC system commissioning

Posted on Mar 18 2011 by Martin Holladay

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Two components connected by insulated copper tubing. A ductless minisplit system consists of an outdoor unit (below) that usually sits on a small slab, and an indoor unit (above) that is usually...

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Date: 2017-04-13 12:08:52

Related topics : heating and air conditioning systems problems / heating and cooling systems problems / air conditioning system design / air conditioning system components / air conditioning system

Radiant Barriers: A Solution in Search of a Problem ...

Although radiant barriers can be made from a variety of materials, there is no such thing as radiant barrier paint. No one has yet invented a paint that achieves an emissivity of 0.1 or below. (For more information on low-e paints, see 'Insulating' Paint Merchants Dupe Gullible Homeowners. )

Radiant barriers that aren't facing an air space don't work. If it's sandwiched between a layer of sand...

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Date: 2017-04-13 15:54:55

Related topics : heating and air conditioning systems problems / heat and air conditioning problems / heating and air conditioning problems / air conditioning system design / air conditioning system types