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VRF Variable Refrigerant Flow

Converting to Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) from an existing Carrier Rooftop Packaged DX unit has been made much easier with the Toshiba Carrier 40QQ VRF Rooftop Packaged Unit. The Carrier 40QQ VRF units come in 3, 4...
ASHRAE looked at three types of flame-free mechanical joints that are used in refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, which included; Press/crimp fittings, compression fittings, and flare fittings. They also included a brazed joint as a bench mark against the time...
Refrigerant piping insulation has historically escaped the scrutiny that it has found itself under recently in some jurisdictions. What could possibly be such a big deal with plain old boring refrigerant piping insulation? With energy codes getting stricter during...
How Much does a VRF System Cost per Ton ($/Ton) or per Square Foot ($/Ft2)? How many Ft2/Ton should you figure? How much does the Electrical Cost per Indoor Unit ($/IDU)? Track all of these and MORE with the...
Reftekk Bendable Piping

Reftekk Piping

Reftekk Integrated Piping Solutions You may have heard of ZoomLock and LokRing for refrigerant pipe fittings, but have you heard of Reftekk? The Reftekk Bendable Piping Solution is another way to reduce installation labor for Refrigerant piping in a VRF...
This Mitsubishi Hybrid VRF System is a Heat Recovery System that uses Refrigerant on the primary side of the branch controller box and water on the secondary side to the indoor units. This VRF system mixes the best of...
If you are looking for Mechanical Construction Estimating Software, the choices are many. I have personally been involved in overseeing an estimating group of 20 plus estimators and can tell you there was no way we could have bid the...
Rooftop VRF Fan Coils The latest in VRF innovation is coming this summer with the introduction of Carriers Rooftop VRF Fan Coils that will replace existing HVAC Rooftop Packaged Units. Instead of replacing the HVAC rooftop packaged unit with another...
ZoomLock™ Tool Review For those of you that are new to press-fit tools we will cover the features of the Klauke 19 kn tool used on ZoomLock™ fittings, this includes the tool, jaw sets, fittings and accessories required to make...
Active vs Passive Refrigerant Recovery The active removal of refrigerant from a system using Refrigerant Recovery Machines makes the process much easier than using passive methods. The removal of refrigerant from a system that is being repaired or replaced is...
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