26 April 2018
When the weather grows ever warmer, you really depend upon your air conditioning system to deliver indoor comfort in the form of chilled air. Whilst your air conditioning system is made up of several different components, none of them can work without refrigerant. When your air conditioning system has low refrigerant levels, it's time for a refrigerant recharge—but how do you know when the levels are low? If you watch for the signs of low refrigerant discussed below, you'll be able to get the refrigerant recharge as soon as it's needed (and thus to keep your home comfortable!
26 February 2018
Solar panels have become very popular today due to the fact that they are a key component in the race to expand the use of solar energy in the world. Solar panels can be categorised according to their type or area of application. 12V Solar Panels There are different types of solar panels which can be found on the market today. Solar panels are designed to ensure that they are able to use and harness energy that is sourced from the sun.
10 January 2018
When the weather gets hot, homeowners rely on their air conditioning units to remain cool and comfortable in the home. Any HVAC unit is costly to install, and it's important for you to take good care of your investment. There are several common mistakes that homeowners make when using their cooling systems. Avoiding these mistakes can enable you to save on costly repairs and to improve the efficiency of your cooling system.
30 November 2017
Commercial and industrial cool rooms are essential for maintaining the freshness of perishable and heat-sensitive products. Unfortunately, cold rooms tend to consume a lot of electrical energy because they must be functional at all times. Moreover, the refrigeration spaces are usually large, increasing the power demands. If you are not cautious about your maintenance and upkeep practices, you will keep wasting power and reducing your total profits. Here are some practical tips to help improve your cold storage energy efficiency and limit your expenses on power.
22 February 2017
When condensation forms around the insulation on your outdoor air conditioning system lines, the insulation begins to rot. Rotten insulation raises your fuel bills as your system becomes less efficient, using more energy to carry out its job. Fortunately, replacing rotten insulation is quite a simple task that you can carry out yourself if you have a little DIY experience and the right tools. Here's how to replace rotten air conditioning line insulation.
6 February 2017
For many years, fibreglass has been the primary material used to insulate air duct systems. The objective is to ensure comfort and efficiency every time you run your air conditioning system. Fibreglass insulation ensures temperature control so that your HVAC can deliver cool or warm air that suits your ventilation needs. It also comes in handy for acoustical control, regulating the noise produced by the whole system. Lastly, fibreglass insulation conserves energy and prevents condensed water from damaging the ductwork.
25 January 2017
When was the last time you had your refrigeration equipment serviced? Do you have a maintenance and servicing plan? Servicing your refrigerator is vital especially if you have a commercial refrigerator as any delay in repair would mean your business activities will come to a standstill and this will eat into your profits. A commercial refrigeration unit is an integral part of any business and probably shares a large part of routine business activities.
29 December 2016
When you need a cooling system installed in your home, you have many options from which to choose, and one is a ductless or split system unit. This is the type of system you see in hotel rooms; the air is not pushed through ducts in the walls but from a panel that cools just one space, not an entire building. Ductless systems can offer many advantages over a conventional ducted or central air unit; note when it can be good to choose a ductless system and why this can be a good choice.
21 December 2016
It's tough to think about heating in the middle of a sweltering Australian summer. However, you know that the seasons will soon change, and it will be time to crank up some artificial comfort again. What do you need to do if your heating isn't working properly or you have other issues with your HVAC? Step-By-Step If you're trying to diagnose the problem yourself at home, the best way to go about it is to start with the more obvious and accessible components, and start to work steadily backwards.
5 December 2016
Freon is often used as a refrigerant gas in commercial air conditioning systems. Its preference for this kind of use is explained by its low flammability and its non-toxic nature. Leakages are considered the only avenue through which refrigerant gas is lost from an air conditioning system. Below is a discussion on how to tell that Freon is leaking out of your AC unit and the possible causes of such leakage.