Condenser fan motors come in a couple of forms. PSC style and ECM style. PSC motors are easily identified by the run capacitor that comes inside the service panel with
A two-stage air conditioner is more efficient than a single stage. Single-stage units run at OFF or 100% capacity, two-stage air conditioners run at OFF, (approx.) 70%, and 100% capacity.
Hey HVAC techs! I’m Greg Fox, from Fox Family Heating & Air, and today we’re going to talk about how I troubleshoot a compressor. This is going to be the
When it’s time to replace your air conditioner, many people ask ‘can I replace my AC without the furnace?’ Can I replace just my air conditioning unit? You can. However,
Hey HVAC techs! I’m Greg Fox, and today we’re going to talk about adding more refrigerant to an air conditioner. I wanted to expand on our recent AC troubleshooting series
What Happens in Defrost Mode on a Heat Pump? There’s something mystical when it comes to the heat pump system. We know it runs like a normal air conditioner in
Heat pumps and air conditioners are very similar. I want to share my experience with heat pumps and how they operate to give you cooling in the summer and heating in the winter.
What Is an Air Conditioner Tune-Up, Anyway? An air conditioning tune-up is what responsible homeowners do to maintain their home’s HVAC system. It’s a thorough cleaning and testing of the
Investing in a new heating and air conditioning system is for many people, an unplanned expense. Fox Family Heating and Air Conditioning has several choices if you need to finance
Fox Family Heating and Air Begins Air Conditioning Tune-up Season in Sacramento The weather in Sacramento is usually pretty predictable, but this year in February no one needed assistance with
Breaking Down the Parts of a Air Conditioning System Technicians just starting in the field have many questions about the process required to troubleshoot an AC unit. In this series,
3 Reasons Why Relocating Your Thermostat To A New Spot Might Be a Good Idea I’ve been to people’s homes where relocating their thermostat would provide them better comfort. A