Refrigerant Monitoring Code Requirements ASHRAE 15 requires the monitoring of refrigerant leaks under certain conditions within a mechanical room, but what about an occupied space where refrigerant is circulated through VRF/VRV (Variable Refrigerant Flow) Indoor Fan Coils? When is a...
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...
The Mighty Bracket™ makes installations of wall mounted air conditioners capable of being done by one person safely. No need for someone to hold the wall mounted A/C unit like this guy below, while you make the piping or...
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...
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...
VRF / VRV manufactures require that you use their proprietary software to design the refrigeration piping for the installation of their VRF systems. You or your engineer will need to have a cooling and heating load to import or...
VRF VRV Advantages

VRF Advantages

VRF Advantages Heat Recovery units can utilize heat removed from zones providing cooling to heating zones requiring heat. VRF systems take up less room than other system types, freeing up valuable mechanical room space for other purposes. ...
ZoomLock vs Brazed Fittings. Which piping joint method is best for your project? There are several things to consider. What materials are the structure constructed of, and what is the occupancy of the building? If it is a wood structure then...
VRF Piping Layout

VRF Piping Layout

Manufactures VRF Piping Layout Drawings The VRF Piping Layout is highly engineered by the VRF manufactures software to design the pipe sizes to meet the capacities and conditions required, including ASHRAE 15. The pipe sizes are affected by capacity, pipe lengths and...
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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