Franco Oyuela
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Franco Oyuela commented on Bob Krell's blog post Ten Tips for Controlling Moisture Levels in Your Home
"Tips for Controlling Moisture Levels in Your Home 1. Dry up the drips2. Don’t be sloppy when watering your indoor plants3. Watch the hot water tank4. Control the relative humidity below-grade5. Don’t over-humidify above grade6. Keep your…"
Tuesday
Franco Oyuela commented on John White's blog post HVAC Tune Up Checklist: What Does It Consist of?
"HVAC Tune-Up & Maintenance Checklist Blower Motor – measure amperage and voltage for proper operationThermostat – test for proper operation, calibrate and levelClean existing air filter (as needed)Bearing – inspect for wear…"
Tuesday
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 ChopsRoof CrittersLandscape LaborPet RunsCigarette Smoke"
Tuesday
Franco Oyuela commented on Roy Terry's blog post Easy Tips to Avoid Common Plumbing Problems in the Summer
"1. Plumbing Problems in the Kitchen Warmer weather means fresh produce! Yum. The downside: hard fruit and vegetable scraps can be tough on your garbage disposal. The solution: Sort judiciously. Just a few precautions should help you remain…"
Tuesday
Franco Oyuela commented on Roy Terry's blog post What Are the Common Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make?
"What Are the Common Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make? Overtightening ConnectionsWrapping Thread Tape Backward or Using the Wrong TapeUsing Drain Cleaners as a First ChoiceTackling a Plumbing Job Without Spare PartsNot Turning Off the WaterUsing Too…"
Monday
Franco Oyuela commented on Diane Chojnowski's blog post TopTenUSA: The most energy efficient products
"What are themost energy efficient appliances and are they worth it? Many of the appliances for sale in the U.S. are ENERGY STAR certified, which means that they use less energy than their conventional, non-energy efficient counterparts. However,…"
Mar 26
Franco Oyuela commented on Kelly Caplenas's blog post Sick Home - Sick Families
"Health Effects of Air Pollution. Cardiovascular DiseaseAutoimmune DiseasesAllergiesAsthmaDepression Common Symptoms of Indoor Air Pollution. The most common symptoms of poor indoor air quality can easily be mistaken for symptoms of other health…"
Mar 25
Franco Oyuela replied to Kelly Caplenas's discussion Technology and Customer Service
"Strengthen your customer service skills First, it’s important to make sure that your customer service team has the right skills for your managing customers’ needs. Empathy, patience and consistency. Adaptability. Clear communication.…"
Mar 25
Franco Oyuela replied to Steve Nations's discussion high rise humidity
"Why Is My House So Humid? imply put, high humidity in a home occurs when moisture comes into a home and cannot get out. The main way that your home’s humidity level is controlled is through your air conditioning system. Apart from your AC not…"
Mar 19
Franco Oyuela commented on John White's blog post HVAC Spring Maintenance Checklist
"Spring HVAC Maintenance Checklist. Inspect the indoor coil for cleanliness and clean if necessary. Inspect the furnace or air handler blower assembly for proper operation and cleanliness. Change your filters every 1-3 months depending on your…"
Mar 19
Franco Oyuela replied to Rob Madden's discussion Determining Duct Leakage based solely on blower door and pressure pan testing
"Duct basics: Duct leaks are very common; in many homes, duct leaks are responsible for significant energy losses.For ducts located in an unconditioned attic, any leaks in the supply system tend to depressurize a house, while return-system leaks tend…"
Mar 18
Franco Oyuela replied to Kyla Marie's discussion HOT2000 - supplementary heating not being taken into account
"Hire a professional to inspect the system. I agree with Daniel, Two furnaces would use more energy than one furnace. https://www.heatingair.org/"
Feb 26
Franco Oyuela replied to Alan Lehman's discussion Ducted mini split vs ceiling cassettes?
"Both are great option. Ceiling Cassette Ceiling cassette mini splits consist of an outdoor unit and an indoor unit that mounts on the ceiling. The ceiling mounted design makes them a good alternative for those who want to keep their indoor unit out…"
Feb 26
Franco Oyuela replied to Steve Nations's discussion high rise humidity
"What causes excess humidity in a home? Simply put, high humidity in a home occurs when moisture comes into a home and cannot get out. The main way that your home’s humidity level is controlled is through your air conditioning system. Apart…"
Feb 25
Franco Oyuela commented on Tim Cohen's blog post Energy-Saving Features Now Commonplace in Most New Homes
"Eco-Friendly Air Conditioning Options For Your Home Look for Ozone-friendly Refrigerant 410a Many manufacturers are turning to eco and ozone-friendly refrigerants that lessen the impact on the earth’s ozone layer, which is important for…"
Feb 12

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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!

Don't forget to upload your profile photo.

Thanks!

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