Articles by Jim Wheeler


July 6, 2007
Most, but not all, residential indoor air quality problems can be solved by HVAC contractors.
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WHEELER ON HVACR: 0% Greenhouse Gases - Is It Possible?

June 1, 2007
The final success of such a project comes down to the human element.
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May 1, 2007
Ideas and crazes come and go; companies are bought and sold.
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HVAC Quality Installation Specification

April 1, 2007
The HVAC Quality Installation Specification (ANSI/ACCA 5 Q1-2007) that has been developed and published by the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) as part of an Approved American National Standards
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WHEELER ON HVACR: 2007 AHR Expo - Part 2

April 1, 2007
Part 2 of Jim Wheeler's AHR Expo coverage.
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March 1, 2007
In Part I of Jim Wheeler’s coverage of the show, he discusses refrigerants and plumbing and bath products. More of his observations will follow in Jim Wheeler’s regular monthly HVACR columns published in SUPPLY HOUSE TIMES. You can contact Jim Wheeler, a 25+ year HVACR industry veteran, at
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WHEELER ON HVACR: When Is A Good Time To Sell Cheap?

February 1, 2007
I was shocked and appalled at the state of our industry when I read the news item in the December 2006 issue of Supply House Times (page 24) “Emerson Survey Shows Most Of 10 SEER Inventory Installed,” for it told of how supply houses and contractors alike had stocked up on 10-SEER residential air-conditioning units so they would have something cheap to sell.
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WHEELER ON HVACR: The New Cold Climate Heat Pump

January 1, 2007
This heat pump creates more heat on extra-cold days with a second compressor and a special heat exchanger.
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WHEELER ON HVACR: A Good Vacuum Gage

December 1, 2006
Don''t risk the customer''s compressor with sloppy measurements.
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WHEELER ON HVACR: The Value Of Someone Who

October 1, 2006
It's good for business to have at least one person behind your parts counter who really knows the business and can give good advice.
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