Articles by Jim Wheeler

The cold shoulder

Practical solutions for solving heat pump woes.
Everyone knows when natural gas is not available (in many Northeast buildings, much of Florida and rural areas), the least-expensive form of heating is the heat pump. However, among many people heat pumps have a terrible reputation for blowing cold air.
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Explosive hydrocarbon refrigerants

R-22 replacement has its pros and cons.
Has it come to this? Well, not yet, but possibly soon! I recently read an article telling of how some companies are marketing a hydrocarbon refrigerant to replace R-22 in air conditioners, and they are marketing it to consumers, not HVACR supply houses.
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The neglected 'V' in residential HVAC

Bathroom and range hood fans can help increase indoor air quality.
Our industry talks a lot about indoor air quality, and whenever engineers design a commercial, institutional or industrial building, great care is usually taken to ensure proper air movement and ventilation.
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A pictorial look at Supply House Times' travels in the early part of 2015

Industry events are in full swing. Here’s a pictorial look at Supply House Times’ travels in the early part of 2015.

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Optimizing Variable Flow Pumping for Energy Savings

This session will help engineers ensure they are able to understand the many control modes that are possible with today's modern variable speed pumps to maximize their energy savings. 

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2015 March

SHT's February issue features cover story: Woman-owned American Precision Supply is an industrial PVF success story and the features: Women in Industry: 2015; Manufacturers enthused after record-breaking 2015 AHR Expo; Planning ahead at the ASA Winter Leadership Conference; and Green products abundant at Design & Construction Week 2015.
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