Category Archives: HVAC how to

HVAC or Heating Ventilation and Air conditioning has been with us for some time now from gas furnaces to cooling the air in our homes. The problem as with anything modern is it cost money when things break. This site is here to help everyone from the at home do-it-yourself person to the beginning HVAC technicians. With articles about troubleshooting HVAC problems.

Furnace Filters Reviews: Best to Worst

Replacing a furnace filter is often not on the top of the to-do-list.   It can be overlooked until the furnace is not working properly or the air becomes less clean.   People with allergies are often the first to notice when a furnace filter has become dirty and needs replaced.   And just as… Read More »

What are the Best Safe Tent Camping Heaters?

Staying warm in a tent while camping is important especially when the temperature drops in into freezing territory.   More important than staying warm is having heating equipment that is safe to use.   The most common type of tent heaters are propane heaters since they can put out a lot of heat, dont require… Read More »

ECM 2.3 Variable Speed Blower Motor Troubleshooting

ECM 2.3 Motors are used in HVAC systems frequently these days as blower motors.   This includes air conditioners, heat pumps, and furnaces. It can adjust the air flow depending on what the system is getting for feedback.   First of all there are two components to a ECM motor the control module and the… Read More »

Our Picks for Best HVAC Tool Bags

Buying a HVAC tool bag is something that very much must fit the user.   A tool bag can be the best available and will not be any good unless it feels right to the person using it.   Many things can effect this from the packet layout to the handles used to carry it… Read More »

Pioneer Mini Split Install 9000 BTU 15 SEER 110v Part 1

Pioneer makes several different sized Mini Split units with the 9000 BTU (3/4 Ton), 15 SEER Heat Pump Air Conditioner unit one of them.   The 9000 BTU unit is the smallest one with larger units going up-to 24,000 BTU and 240 volts.   The Pioneer mini split air conditioners are popular with Do-It-Yourself type… Read More »

Our Picks for Best HVAC Vacuum Pumps

With so many HVAC vacuum pumps to choose from how can you make sure you’re purchasing the right one for your job?   Most air conditioning systems today require a critical charge for optimal operation this makes them very sensitive to moisture and other contaminants which can freeze up the system, corrode the metals, and… Read More »