Articles by Jim Wheeler

Wheeler On HVACR: The Unusual R-123 Story

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

Here is the final installment of products seen at the 2004 AHR Expo.
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Wheeler On HVACR: New HVACR Technology - Compressors

Here are some interesting innovations in compressor technology seen at the 2004 AHR Exposition.
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Wheeler On HVACR: New Technology - HVAC Equipment

A first look at innovations from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Exposition.
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Wheeler On HVACR: The Ionic Breeze: Their Success, Our Failure

Whole-house electronic air filters and humidifiers are a better deal for our customers.
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Wheeler On HVACR: Nitrogen Gas - The Vital Service And Installation Tool

If you aren't selling nitrogen, you should be.
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Wheeler On HVACR: Who Should We Sell HFCs To?

Isn't anyone worried about Joe Blow buying a 25-pound drum of the stuff and harming or killing himself or anyone else?
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Wheeler On HVACR: What Happened To The R22 Shortages?

In an earlier article I had written urging contractors and supply-house managers to anticipate shortages of R22 starting this year.
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Wheeler On HVACR: When Repairing An Old Air Conditioner Is A Bad Idea

Upgrading to a higher efficiency model could cost less.
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Wheeler On HVACR:<br>The Crucial Contractor Effect

Even the best-designed equipment will perform poorly and fail early if it is mis-installed.
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BNP Media's Plumbing Group Visits Grundfos North American Headquarters

BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

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Free Webinar: Low Temperature Heat Emitter Options in Hydronic Systems

With proper design, you can create systems that require supply water temperatures no higher than 120° F under design load conditions.

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Our October 2014 issue features a look at the 2014 Supply House of the Year: Ferguson Enterprises.

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