The Clean Air Act of 1963: A Milestone for the HVAC Industry

The Clean Air Act of 1963

When we consider landmark legislations that have reshaped industries, the Clean Air Act of 1963 stands out, particularly for its profound influence on the Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) sector.

This comprehensive federal law was a bold step forward in regulating air emissions from both stationary and mobile sources. It authorized the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) with the primary goal of protecting public health and the environment from air pollutants. Continue reading “The Clean Air Act of 1963: A Milestone for the HVAC Industry”

Why is R Often Added to HVAC?

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The term HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. Sometimes an “R” is added for Refrigeration – HVACR, because the same principles that cool a home also keep a refrigerator cold.

Both an air conditioning system and refrigerator use the principles of refrigeration to remove heat and provide cooling. Continue reading “Why is R Often Added to HVAC?”

How to minimize drain pan water damage – VIDEO: Receive float switch and flood alerts

30% of truck rolls are due to clogged condensate lines. Knowing that the float switch was tripped on the air handler helps to get the right tech onsite before you get an emergency call from your customer. 

Now you can get notified when the float switch trips or there is water in the drain pan. New smart water sensors send alerts to your phone for floods, leaks, and clogged condensate lines. 

Watch this short video to see the float switch alert system in action.

Book a demo with Alert Labs to learn more about this remote A/C monitoring and alert system.