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Trouble Free Expansion Valves at Start-Up

Learn about the underlying issues with most problems involving expansion valves that are rarely the result of defects but instead from system contaminants.

Best Methods for Refrigerant Leak Detection

Listed below are the most common refrigerants you may encounter as a Service Technician, arranged in groups.CFC Chlorofluorocarbon R-12, R-502 (Phased out)HCFC Hydrochlorofluorocarbon R-22, R-401A, R-401B, R-402A, R-402B, R-408A, R-409A (In phase out)HFC Hydrofluorocarbon R-134a, R-404A, R-407C, R-410A, R-438A, R-507Current EPA regulations recommend and/or require leak detection and repair when it has been determined that
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Step by Step Guide to Refrigeration Leak Detection

Current EPA regulations recommend and/or require leak detection and repair when it has been determined that a system is losing refrigerant.  This 10 step guide to refrigeration leak detection will help you be able to determine if the evaporator has a leak using today’s best practices.Related Posts:Best Methods for Refrigerant Leak DetectionIs that chiller you
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New DOE Regulations for Refrigeration Products

With the EPA issuing of its final rule on delisting select HFC (hydrofluorocarbon) refrigerants on July 2, 2015 many questions are being asked: What direction are equipment manufacturers and distributors are taking and when to comply with the new ruling? What is the timeline of complying with the new EPA ruling? What about servicing existing
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Refrigeration System Installation Defrost Schedule Tips

Defrost schedules are important to knowing how to properly install and maintain a refrigeration system. A proper installation and defrost schedule will help you maximize system performance, keep thewalk-in at set-point temperatures, and, most important of all, keep your customers happy. The importance of knowing what the refrigeration system will be used for A good
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