A/C in the Southeast, Part 2: The Best Way to Cool Homes in Humid Climates?
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Q. I recently read that a variable speed, two stage air conditioner can maintain 50% relative humidity (RH) even when the latent load is 60% of the total load.Would this really work? &... [continue reading]
A relatively new A/C training system aims to turn A/C technicians into expert diagnosticians. [continue reading]
For A/C technicians, new options exist for testing refrigerant charge levels. [continue reading]
A new flow meter is easier to use than a Duct Blaster, and more accurate than the temperature rise method. [continue reading]
New aerosol spray technology can allow weatherization crews to seal even tiny duct leaks in places that are difficult to reach using conventional methods. [continue reading]
California’s energy woes have focused new attention on energy-saving technologies long considered underutilized. High on the list is evaporative cooling,which lowers the temperature of air by ... [continue reading]
Reflective roofing represents one of the most significant energy-saving options available to homeowners and builders. [continue reading]
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DOE’s Home Energy Score™ is a tool for homeowners, homebuyers, and renters that estimates home energy use, ...