SmartLock Fitting

SmartLock Fitting

SmartLock Fitting Review There is another ACR fitting available that eliminates brazing in refrigerant systems called the SmartLock fitting. We will review the SmartLock fitting vs Brazed fittings in this article.
Should you install a VRF Heat Recovery or VRF Heat Pump system for a Residential home or commercial property? We will discuss three options you have related to air-cooled split systems, not including rooftop...
How do you increase individual control without adding additional indoor units? Daikin has a Zoning Kit that allows you to increase the amount of zones that are controlled by their own thermostat while using the same indoor...
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...
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...
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...
Tenant Submetering How do you bill tenants for their share of the use of a piece of air conditioning equipment that is shared amongst more than one tenant in your building? If you have a VRF Air Conditioning system, where...
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