Air Conditioning & Heat Pumps
ZoomLock MAX Press-to-Connect Refrigerant Fittings FAQs–Part 3
ZoomLock MAX press-to-connect flame-free refrigerant fittings help to improve productivity for HVACR contractors and technicians on the job. Having the ZoomLock MAX complete system equipped with...
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ZoomLock MAX Press-to-Connect Refrigerant Fittings FAQs–Part 2
ZoomLock MAX press-to-connect refrigerant fittings are changing the way HVACR professionals connect refrigerant lines. By using ZoomLock MAX, you, the HVACR technician can connect refrigerant lines in...
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ZoomLock MAX Press-to-Connect Refrigerant Fittings FAQs–Part 1
Parker Sporlan’s ZoomLock MAX press-to-connect refrigerant fittings, designed for the air conditioning and refrigeration markets, allows HVACR contractors to make secure leak-free connections in...
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How Greener Materials and Technologies Are Impacting the HVACR Industry
As forward-looking city planners react to the news of climate change by tightening building codes for heightened energy efficiency and air quality, contractors and distributors are on the front lines...
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HVACR Tech Tip: Protect your System During Install With These Steps
In today’s world where time is precious, doing the job right the first time is critical. Your customers want reliability and appreciate the attention to detail that will ensure their system provides...
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How to Use Virtual Engineer for HVACR Product Selection
Parker Sporlan's new web-based product selection program, Virtual Engineer, allows the user to size, select and fully configure products for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration applications. Virtual...
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Replacement of Air Conditioning Hoses Made Simple
Air conditioning lines are one of the most critical components in an A/C system. They work as the central hub to deliver both gas and liquid refrigerant throughout the system. For a variety of...
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HVACR Tech Tip: How to Apply Filter-Driers on Heat Pumps for System Protection
To obtain long term system life, it is important to keep contaminants to a minimum. This is particularly true of a heavy duty application such as a heat pump. Therefore, all heat pumps should have at...
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HVACR Tech Tip: How to Determine Total Refrigerant System Charge When Using Head Pressure Control
The design and operation of Parker Sporlan Head Pressure Control Valves are discussed thoroughly in Bulletin 90-30. Installation and service is covered in Bulletin 90-31. This Climate Control...
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HVACR Tech Tip: Coil Cleaning Basics for the HVACR Service Technician
Cleaning air conditioner condenser and evaporator coils is a basic need for proper system maintenance. In fact, it is probably the number one performed maintenance task by air conditioning...
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Use of Suction Line Filter-Driers for HVAC Clean-up After Burnout
The Suction Line Filter-Drier method of cleaning up a system after a hermetic motor burnout is favored by service technicians and recommended by manufacturers throughout the HVAC and...
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HVACR Tech Tip: Using Bi-Directional Solenoid Valves for Heat Pumps
A solenoid valve with a built-in check valve is designed to replace a liquid line solenoid valve in parallel with a check valve for reverse flow. This valve may be applied in the liquid line of...
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34 Frequently Asked Questions on the Smart Service Tool Kit
With our recent introduction of the Smart Service Tool Kit, there have been many questions asked and answered. Let's review the ones pertaining to buying and general details here:   Q1: When will the...
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HVACR Tech Tip: Troubleshooting Solenoid Valves in Refrigeration Applications
​To ensure peak performance, solenoid valves must be selected and applied correctly; however, proper installation procedures are equally important. Aside from correct installation, troubleshooting the...
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HVACR Tech Tip: Can You Have Subcooled Refrigerant in the Receiver?
We all know that a properly charged refrigeration system utilizing a receiver must have a liquid and vapor interface in the receiver. And we also know that saturated pressure and temperature...
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HVACR Tech Tip: Where Should the TEV External Equalizer Be Installed?
In air conditioning and refrigeration applications, the ability of the thermostatic expansion valve (TEV) to match refrigerant flow to the rate at which refrigerant can be vaporized in the...
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HVACR Tech Tip: Guide to Servicing Blended Refrigerants
Parker's HVACR Tech tips cover service tips for the HVACR technician servicing commercial refrigeration systems as well as  HVAC  for both commercial and home. The following are service tips for...
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How to Use the Smart Service Tool Kit for HVACR Diagnosis
Calculating Superheat and Subcooling requires cumbersome equipment, writing down temperature and pressure readings, converting pressure readings using a PT chart, and finally subtracting totals to...
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Clean-up Procedure for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems
Lubricant-refrigerant mixture breakdown causes sludge formation and other corrosive materials that will hinder the normal operation of compressor valves and control devices in refrigerant and...
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Climate Control Technologies and Key Markets
Climate control is the technology of controlling fluids and gases to vary temperature. Parker provides comfort, convenience and control through refrigeration and air conditioning.   Key markets Air...
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