Franco Oyuela
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Franco Oyuela commented on John White's blog post Smart Thermostats: All That You Need to Know
" BENEFITS SMART THERMOSTAT: IT LEARNS YOUR TEMPERATURE PREFERENCESTen years ago, programmable thermostats were the latest trend, but with advances in technology, smart thermostats will a better choice for your home. For…"
Aug 6
Franco Oyuela commented on Chris Morin's blog post The Value of an Experience
"Why Does Experience Matter in HVAC, Fort Collins, Colorado? https://www.heating-air-conditioning.orgWhen it comes to hiring a HVAC company, experience matters. How do you know who to work with? First, you should know there are several things…"
Aug 6
Franco Oyuela commented on Building Performance Association's blog post Healthy Homes - New Research Leading to Potential Partnerships
"Why is Indoor Air Quality Important? The Environmental Protection Agency lists Indoor Air Quality among the top 5 risks to human health, probably because indoor air can be 2-5 times more polluted than outdoor air.…"
Aug 5
Franco Oyuela commented on Future Solar WA's blog post Performance and Maintenance of Solar Panels in Cold Climates
" Adjust the angle of your panel During the winter season, the sun tends to a lot of power. Tilt your solar panels at a high angle to generate maximum energy in a hot climate. You make sure that solar panels are facing…"
Jul 29
Franco Oyuela commented on John White's blog post 6 Most Common HVAC Duct Problems You Should Know About
"When Duct Issues Affect the HVAC System as a Whole • InefficienciesDuct issues can make it difficult for the HVAC system to regulate air. In order to properly cool or heat the building, the system has to work…"
Jul 23
Franco Oyuela commented on Building Performance Institute's blog post How Your Connected Technology Gets Connected
"Reasons to Install a Smart Thermostat. Saving Money on Energy Bills. A smart thermostat is accurate and informative. Using the manual and the energy saving tips that smart thermostats provide, you can create a…"
Jul 23
Franco Oyuela commented on John White's blog post Top 5 Reasons to Install a Smart Thermostat
"Reasons to Install a Smart Thermostat. Compatibility with Other Smart Devices. Smart device platforms continue to grow in compatibility. And that means your smart thermostat can link up and exchange information with a growing number of other home…"
Jul 23
Franco Oyuela replied to Dan Wise's discussion Convert BTU/hr in a Manual J to actual fuel usages
"B-T-U https://www.heatingair.orgThe acronym stands for British Thermal Unit, which is the unit used to measure thermal (heat) energy. Specifically, it is the amount of energy needed to raise 1 pound of water 1°F at sea level. When used in…"
Jul 15
Franco Oyuela replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Ceiling Fans vs. Air Conditioning. installing numerous ceiling fans in your hope may be the cheaper option, it’s clear that air conditioning works in ways they just can’t match on a fundamental level.…"
Jul 1
Franco Oyuela commented on John White's blog post HVAC Airflow Problems: Things You Should Know
"Causes of HVAC Airflow Problems. Here’s a common HVAC airflow problem and one you can fix yourself! Air-cooled air conditioning systems have what’s called a condensing unit, typically located outside or in a mechanical room. Outdoor…"
Jun 24
Franco Oyuela commented on John White's blog post Ductless Heating and Cooling System: Is It Right for Your Home?
"Benefits of Ductless Systems: Includes Fast InstallationInstalling a traditional HVAC system is a complex and lengthy process if you need new ductwork. Installing a ductless air conditioner, on the other hand, is faster and means you won’t…"
Jun 24
Franco Oyuela replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
" The Problem: The gas burner won’t light. The Solution: If the flame just won’t light on your gas cooktop, there could be a few things going wrong. First, make note of what happens when you try to light the…"
Jun 18
Franco Oyuela commented on Emily Ambrose's blog post Things are Heating Up: Essentials Of Seasonal Marketing
"When Using a Ductless, Mini-Split System is Best. Ductless mini-splits systems are rapidly becoming the cooling and heating system of choice for individual rooms or other limited zones inside the house. Over the past two years, sales of these…"
Jun 11
Franco Oyuela commented on Matt Worthy's blog post Things You Should Know About Pest Inspections
"Recognize termite activity There are a couple of visible signs of termite activity. First of all, you might notice brownish tubes these pests build for protection, or sagging floors and doors, or destroyed paint and plaster. What tools should a pest…"
Jun 11
Franco Oyuela commented on Matt Worthy's blog post 7 Things Your Home Inspection Does Not Cover
"Things a Home Inspection Doesn't Cover. Insulation VoidsWarped FloorsSeptic Tank GooFloor CreaksHeating Duct Pork ChopsRed PaintRoof CrittersLandscape LaborPet RunsCigarette Smoke"
Jun 11
Franco Oyuela commented on John White's blog post EER vs. SEER: How Do They Differ from Each Other?
"What's the Difference Between EER and SEER? The most common way to measure the efficiency of an air conditioner, the Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) measures how efficiently an air conditioner operates over an entire season. When…"
Jun 10

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What is the difference between Inverter technology and regular technology?

Posted on March 26, 2019 at 5:04pm 0 Comments

Both the inverter and non-inverter systems offer similar functions but differ in terms of compressor motor type running in the system. The compressor is responsible for compressing the refrigerant into liquid after which it shuts off and allows it to expand. As this process takes place, the refrigerant begins to cool thus producing the desired effect of cooling. Inverter air conditioner units are designed in such a way that they save up to 30-50% of electricity units consumed as…


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At 8:58pm on November 20, 2018, James Pollard said…

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At 8:41am on May 3, 2018, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Franco,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros Forum. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos, and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

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