Franco Oyuela
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Franco Oyuela commented on Building Performance Association's blog post The Impact of Energy Efficiency in West Virginia
"Ways to Get Better HVAC Energy Efficiency. https://www.heating-air-conditioning.org/ Before we get started, let’s clear up some frequently used terms about HVAC energy efficiency. These ratings will help you better understand what you’re…"
Sep 3
Franco Oyuela replied to michael j maruska's discussion whole house fan?
"https://www.heating-air-conditioning.org/ How Whole House Fans WorkThe whole house fan pulls air in from open windows and exhausts it through the attic and roof. It provides good attic ventilation in addition to whole house cooling. Whole house…"
Aug 26
Franco Oyuela commented on John White's video
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Air Conditioning Spring Maintenance Checklist

"Air Conditioning Spring Maintenance Checklist. 1. Do An Energy AuditNow that winter has passed, it’s a good time to sit down and total your heating costs. 2. Replace FiltersWhen’s the last time you changed your air filter? Chances are,…"
Aug 20
Franco Oyuela commented on Chris Morin's blog post Heat Pump Equipment Selection
"Heat pumps https://www.minisplitunit.org/ Heat pumps gain natural energy from the ground, the ground water or the air and make significant savings in heating costs while doing so. They produce no emissions and operate efficiently even at low ambient…"
Aug 20
Franco Oyuela commented on John White's blog post Top 5 Reasons Why No Air Is Blowing from Your AC Vents
"https://www.cooling-heating.org/ Why is my AC not blowing? 1. Power problemsThough finding your AC not blowing in a heat wave, may send you into a panic mode, there’s no reason to get alarmed. The cause for your AC not blowing could be a…"
Aug 19
Franco Oyuela commented on John White's blog post Smart Thermostats: All That You Need to Know
"https://www.minisplitunit.org/ 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? https://www.minisplitunit.org/ 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
"https://www.minisplitheat.com/ 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 https://www.minisplitheat.com/ • 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. https://www.cooling-heating.org/ 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. https://www.minisplitunit.org/Though 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

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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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