Articles by Jim Wheeler

Wheeler On HVACR: Do Gas Furnaces Create A Significant Carbon Monoxide Threat?

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Most problems can be prevented by following basic gas codes.
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Wheeler On HVACR: The Problem With 80+ AFUE Gas Furnaces

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Perhaps the better choice for customers is 90+ AFUE furnaces that are properly installed with new plastic venting and a drain for the acidic condensate that is formed.
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Wheeler On HVACR: How To Succeed At Failure

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Greed and lack of appreciation for customers, stockholders and employees can lead to serious problems.
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Wheeler On HVACR: Autopsy Of A Failed Supply-House Chain

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Happy and motivated employees combined with reliable suppliers make for a successful company.
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Wheeler On HVACR: An Industry Unready For Change

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Those who embrace new ideas and technology will survive and thrive.
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Wheeler On HVACR: Have You Looked At Your Showroom Lately?

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I had the opportunity to visit a local HVACR supply house branch lately.
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Wheeler On HVAC/R: The Chicken Little Effect - Or, Don't Worry, It's Not Their Money

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History has proven that wholesalers serve a valuable and irreplaceable niche in the industry.
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Wheeler On HVACR: The Role Of Fan Motors In HVACR

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Here's information about some of the types of fans and fan motors used in the HVACR industry that a supply-house person will most commonly see and sell.
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Wheeler On HVACR: The Unusual R-123 Story

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Although the EPA found that use of this refrigerant would contribute to virtually zero damage to the earth's ozone layer, it has scheduled R-123 for phaseout in 2015.
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Wheeler On HVACR: New HVACR Technology - Other Products

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Here is the final installment of products seen at the 2004 AHR Expo.
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