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40+ years diversified experience.An HVAC/Refrigeration Self Employed Contractor since 1986. NATE Certifield. Answer questions pertaining to Residential and Commercial Air Conditioning , Warm Air Heating, Heat Pump systems.Mechanical and Electrical troubleshooting of these systems.Be as detailed as possible when describing problem.Packaged unit or split systems.No appliance questions.

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Installation and Troubleshooting, Mechanical and Electrical, in following areas, Refrigeration ( Walk In and Reach In Coolers and Freezers ) Commercial Roof Top and Packaged Heating/Cooling ( Natural Gas,Propane, Electric, and Heat Pumps ) Computer Room Air Conditoning Systems,Commercial Residential Packaged and Split Systems Air Conditoning and Heat Pumps.Warm Air Oil , Natural and Propane Gas Heating systems.


Graduated from Private Technical School in 1975. An HVAC/Refrigeration Contractor . Have Unlimited Heating/Piping and Cooling Contractor License.Limited Sheetmetal Contractors License.NATE Certifield. York Certifield Master Heat Pump Technician 1986. Served 33 years combination Active Duty Air Force , Air Force Reserves and Air National Guard in the HVAC/Refrigeration Shop/Mechanical Shop. Troubleshooting/Installing HVAC/Refrigeration Equiptment Worldwide. Retiring in 2003 as a Senior NCO ,and a Mechanical Superintendent.

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2017-01-16 Heat pump light code error:

What fan is kicking on (  if this is a split system two piece unit ) the indoor fan or outdoor fan. If it's the indoor and the OD unit is not kicking on, possible the breaker for the OD unit tripped or

2016-12-05 Whole house humidifier:

Doug,    To me furnace humidifier work when calling for heat only, so if you have a relatively short run times I don't think your humidifier will add much %. I would lean more toward a portable humidifier

2016-11-23 Duct transition:

Mark,    I would remove the face grille to see how much quieter your return noise is. If it's relatively quiet you can bend the louvers upwards for less restrictions using a needle nose plier. You can

2016-11-12 electrical:

Mark,    That would depend on what size wire you have , 14 gauge is good for 15 Amps. I believe. You may want to ask a electrician at this site. You should look at the data plate on your heater for the

2016-08-06 Undersized Heat pump:

John,    The first thing your really suppose to do is a load calculation to determine exactly what size system you need, as your one ton off between the two contractors. How did the first Contractor calculate


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