Oct 24 2018 Website Updates – AHRI Enhancements

On October 24, 2018 we made a few website updates to our AHRI System Matchups tool to improve usability and functionality.

Highlights for Website Updates

  1. Added a new filter for INDOOR UNIT (Air Handler, Furnace, Indoor Coil)
  2. You can now add up to 5 additional filters beyond the default STOCKED AT MY BRANCH filter
  3. Added the AIR FLOW (e.g., Horizontal, Upflow / Horizontal, Multi-Position, etc.) attribute to the AHRI matchups list and as a potential filter

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5 Ways Technology is Changing the HVAC Industry

New technology, such as artificial intelligence and virtual reality, are changing the heating and air conditioning industry in every way. To keep up, HVAC professionals need to understand how customers are using this new technology to monitor their energy usage and plan equipment maintenance. Here are five technology trends that are impacting HVAC companies.

5 Ways Technology is Changing the HVAC Industry
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Smart Indoor Comfort While Reducing Thermostat Compatibility Issues

Wouldn’t it be great to create a smart indoor comfort system that can offer customized energy-efficient performance, minimize compatibility issues with thermostats, and offer many more thermostat choices? Of course.

Enter ComfortBridge™ Technology

Factory-installed into select Goodman brand gas furnaces and air handlers, ComfortBridge™ technology moves the communications that is usually found in the thermostat, securely into the HVAC equipment. The algorithms gather HVAC system performance data and, if necessary, automatically make smart adjustments to help minimize the amount of energy used to cool or heat a home.

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Most forget this crucial area when doing heating equipment check-ups. Are you?

Temp Rise

As the summer heat slowly begins to fade, the cool breeze of fall will meander into the area. Many of us will begin to shift our focus to heating equipment check-ups. These can be a bit monotonous in the early days of fall, but the most important time to check a heating system is before it endures regular run time through the winter.

A crucial area that is often overlooked on a gas furnace is the temperature rise. The temperature rise across a gas furnace is like ensuring that your vehicle has plenty of coolant in the radiator. Furnaces, much like engines, do not like to run hot!
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