Climate Control
HVACR Tech Tip: 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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Low-GWP Refrigerant Market Heats Up in Response to Latest SNAP Rules 
Attempts to regulate the air conditioning (AC) and commercial refrigeration markets for the benefit of the environment are nothing new. During the past 25+ years, various legislative actions have...
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How to Achieve Reliable and Accurate Function of Lasers
Today, lasers are used in a variety of industries including automotive, plastic, packaging, clothing, furniture, toys, label production, musical instruments, and medical. In order to be competitive,...
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A Simple Guide to Choosing Solutions for Chilled Water Applications
Searching for a water chiller for an industrial application?  The use of cold water is very common in industry, as cold water improves productivity, secures industrial processes and reduces costs....
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What to Consider When Implementing a Server Rack Cooling System
A safe, effective cooling system to remove waste heat from computer servers is vital when creating a data center infrastructure. While many data centers rely on large air conditioning systems to...
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Using P-T Analysis as a Service Tool for Refrigeration Systems
Manufacturers of refrigerants, controls, and other suppliers distribute hundreds of thousands of pressure-temperature charts to the trade every year. It would be rare indeed to find a...
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HVACR Tech Tip: Six Reasons Why CDS Conversion Reduces Costs
Have you considered a CDS valve conversion for improving performance and reducing costs on your refrigeration equipment? Over the past ten years, Parker Sporlan has completed tens of thousands of...
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HVACR Tech Tip: Head Pressure Control for Supermarkets
Head pressure control on supermarket refrigeration systems is used to maintain a minimum high-side-pressure to low-side-pressure relationship. Low side pressures are the result of...
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HVACR Tech Tip: Compressor Overheating is the Number One Refrigeration Problem
Many refrigeration compressors break down simply because they overheat. There are two main reasons why overheating can have such a devastating effect on compressors: Loss of the lubricating properties...
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HVACR Tech Tip: Understanding the Basic Refrigeration Cycle
This Climate Control blog is to review the basic refrigeration cycle and the interaction between the four basic components. The four basic components are the compressor, condenser, expansion device,...
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Benefits of Process Cooling in Plastic Processing and Manufacturing
Plastic is one of the largest and most important markets for process and precision cooling and is a critical success factor in the production of formed plastics. Precision temperature control ensures...
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The HVACR Industry- Most Read Blogs Influenced by Trends in 2020
Despite the uncertainty and challenges brought by changing times in 2020 specifically, the HVAC/R business was better than good for industry professionals. Many companies experienced record sales...
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AWEF Factors for Parker Sporlan Thermostatic Expansion Valves (TEVs)
Annual Walk-in Energy Factor (AWEF) is an energy standard by the Department of Energy (DOE) that measures electrical energy input versus its cooling capacity. All commercial refrigeration...
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The Importance of Process Cooling in the Printing Industry
For the last twenty years, the print industry has been on a journey of technological transformation. Printing markets are changing, many publishing products have electronic versions...
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Top 10 Parker Blogs of 2020
While 2020 is notable for many events, for most of us, it was an unprecedented period of change. Change in how (and where) we work, conduct our daily activities, interact with colleagues, family,...
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Reducing the Risks of Contaminants in Your Liquid Cooling Line
From the time a fledgling IT maven first installed multiple servers close to one another, it became clear that thermal management, and the choice between air and liquid cooling, would be the...
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Parker Sporlan Supermarket Seminar Series: Metering Devices, TEVs - Q&A Part 3
As we introduced our Parker Sporlan webinar series we realized that we couldn't possibly answer all the questions in that short amount of time. We decided to create Climate Control blogs to answer...
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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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Chillers Provide Accurate Temperature Control During Wine Processing
As production facilities managers can attest, global wine production and consumption continue to flourish. Record production levels of 293 million hectolitre were reached during 2018. Europe continues...
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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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