Tech Tips

April 3, 2018

Tech Tip: Open Compressor Windings

Performing a compressor winding test can determine if the compressor windings are open or shorted. Use your multimeter in continuity setting, measuring the Ohms across 3 compressor terminals Common to Run should have the lowest resistance Common to Start should have the 2nd largest resistance Run to Start should have the largest resistance In all single-phase […]

April 3, 2018

Tech Tip: Open Compressor Windings

Performing a compressor winding test can determine if the compressor windings are open or shorted. Use your multimeter in continuity setting, measuring the Ohms across 3 compressor terminals Common to Run should have the lowest resistance Common to Start should have the 2nd largest resistance Run to Start should have the largest resistance In all single-phase […]

March 6, 2018

Spring Truck Stock

Author: Brian Baker, HVAC Tech Representative Ferguson is ready to stock your truck. We have everything you need for the season including coil cleaner, capacitors, refrigerant, contactors, IAQ products, and much more. Below are some references to help you get the information you need on parts for the season: Get more information on the MARS capacitors […]

December 21, 2017

Air Flow

Author: Brian Baker, HVAC Tech Representative In previous months, the Tech Tips have been about proper charge, superheat and subcooling, gas pressure and proper tools. There is another very important part of a system that we get a lot of calls on, airflow. The calls we get aren’t necessarily about airflow, they are about problems that […]

November 20, 2017

Keeping Homes Comfortable During Colder Months

Author: Brian Baker, HVAC Tech Representative Furnaces and electric heaters are beginning to fire. They are drying out the air in a customer’s home. HVAC is so much more than heating and cooling today. Is every room in a customer’s home comfortable? Do you offer your customers a humidifier? Are you offering products that make your […]