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You can ask any business to provide proof of general liability professional insurance coverage. Any business that is not happy to supply evidence of general liability (GL) insurance coverage must be prevented. A minimum standard for GL insurance coverage is $1 million for residential work and $2 million for light business.
There are other methods for looking into a/c, heating and ventilation business such as: call your regional Better Business Bereau (BBB), perform online searches and reviews and ask the company in question for referrals. However, all of these methods disappoint thorough openness. The BBB really works for the business it represents as they are just rated if the company in concern pays them a repeating fee. Online review websites hardly ever show all the evaluations got, and post evaluations from sources that are not always trustworthy. This offers a platform for business to publish their own evaluations and people to hastily publish evaluations without the business in question's capability to expertly resolve the issue. Furthermore, no company would offer a negative reference; only those that are extremely favorable. None of these are ideal dynamics for customers looking for totally unbiased reviews and references. It is encouraged to use these methods as an educated customer and think about the details source for exactly what it is worth.
One of the very best methods to discover a new air conditioning, heating and ventilation professional is via the "word-of-mouth" method. If the business advised was inexpensive, professional and trusted for a good friend or family member, there is a likelihood that company will do the very same for you. Great business utilize the word-of-mouth approach to continually supply a brand-new client stream by keeping their consumers pleased.
Other traditional approaches for discovering a brand-new cooling, heating and ventilation professional consist of carrying out online searches, phonebook directory sites or online directories and other advertisement mediums. Remember that all of these methods are bought and spent for by the business in question. None of these approaches must act as a testimonial and must be used only as finding sources.
3rd party companies such as Angie's list, Discover Regional and other online companies are the latest platforms for sourcing and score cooling, heating and ventilating companies. Although these business do supply a service with some benefit, they are, in truth, adding cost to the customer. Angie's List, as well as some other online service directory sites, charge the client straight for their ratings and business' contact info. Other third-party websites supply customers with air conditioning, heating and ventilation companies and include the cost of being a middle-man to the company formula. Keep in mind that none of these are "complimentary" and that consumers should comprehend the cost and worth of using entities like these.
Several price quotes are recommend when hiring an air conditioning and heating specialist. There are no industry standards for rates HVAC related product or service. Similar tasks can vary thousands of dollars from one company to the next. A minimum of 3 estimates is suggested prior to the repair or replacement of any significant cooling and or heater component and prior to the style and installation of new systems.
A 2nd opinion can be of worth if the repair or replacement is costly. Not all specialists or companies are equivalent or reliable. Repairing a/c and heating unit is exceptionally intricate. It is not unusual for a repair service technician to be not able to isolate the problem or for a representative to recommend an unnecessary purchases. Contacting a contending a/c and heating company can conserve money and time and regret.
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Frequently Asked Questions:
Injecting Radioactive Air Into Spinal Fluid?
I Think The Air Was Radioactive, So The Doctor Could See Where The Air Bubble He Injected Into My Spinal Fluid Was Going, (But I Might Be Wrong, The Details Of The Procedure Weren'T Exactly Shared With Me, There Was No Legal Reason To. I Do Know The Air Though Was &Quot;Stained&Quot; With Something 🙁
But My Question Is:
&Quot; How Much Air Is Injected Into A Person Undergoing A Pneumoencephalogram?&Quot;
I Think It Is At Least 30 Cc, But I'D Like A More Accurate Number For All Those Idiots Out There Who State There Is No Such Procedure Of Injecting Air Or Other Gases Into A Human'S Cerebrospinal Fluid & Insist That Injecting Air Into A Human Would Kill Them, Therefore A Pneumoencephalogram Cannot Exist.
It is indeed a real test, but it is almost never used anymore because there are better methods to obtain the high-contrast that pneumoencephalography provides. A quick search of UpToDate demonstrated no returns and I can find no current references to the procedure in my hospital's online library (though I confess I did not do a particularly exhaustive search) so I can't come up with a number for you.
Frankly, the largest paragraph I found about the procedure was from wikipedia and it echoed what little else I could find: it is an arcane procedure that -- in the age of fluoroscopy, PET, CT, contrast MRI and fMRI -- isn't particularly useful and comes with far more complications and side-effects than it is worth. Any information obtained from a pneumoencephalogram is more easily obtained from one or a combination of the above procedures; all of which have minimal side-effects and complications.
Average Cost 2 Replace Hvac, Air Conditioning System (Heat Pump, Condensor, Ducts, Etc) In Central Floridal??
I Have A 1 Story, Block Home In Central Florida (Built 63')- 45 Yrs Old. Installed Tempstar Unit 10 Yrs Ago (2.5 Ton) When I Bought My Home. Now The Accumulator Is Leaking & Beginning 2 Rot ($500-$700 To Replace I'D Rather Use That Money Towards Replacing The Entire System). The Ducts Are Metal-Must Be Original. I Can Only Imagine How Much Mold & Bacteria Is Encrusted In The Ducts This Is Why I Am Thinking It May B Best 2 Replace Entire System. I Tend 2 Cough In The Mornings & Wonder If This Is Related 2 This Issue Since I Am Not A Smoker & In Good Health. When The Tempstar Unit Was Installed 10 Yrs Ago My Home Was 964 Sq Ft-We Have Since Converted A Sun Porch Into A Room W/ Insulated Walls & Now Have 1100 Sq Ft - 2 Small Ac Ducts Were Added In The Ceiling-Keeps The Room Cool. It Was Suggested I May Need 2 Increase To A 3 Ton Unit W/The New Room Addition-Will Find Out When More Tests Are Run. I'Ve Been Told Florida Code Now Requires 'Returns' B Added 2 Each Bedroom Which Is Something
Go with a Goodman or a RUUD.Just as reliable,good warranties,and far less expensive.Trane ,Carrier,or Lennox will definately cost you more and you'll be no happier.
Indoor,outdoor,3 ton 13 SEER,and new ducts.5000$-8000$
Heating And Air Conditioning?
Out Of These 3 Companies Which Of These Are The Overall Best In Service And Reliability With Their Heating And Air Conditioning Products: Carrier, Train Air Conditioning, And American Standard?
Both Trane and Carrier are big companies. Carrier is part of the behemoth United Technologies and is a larger HVAC company overall. Service is very dependent on the dealer that serves you
Residentially, I've seen more Carrier furnaces and split-system A/C's than Trane. They both make good units but Carrier has a slight edge with their Infinity ICS line of furnaces and evaporator coils. However, in the commerical market I've seen many more Trane rooftop AC's over the last 5 years than Carrier.
Who Invented Air Conditioning For General Motors Cars?
Great question. You may remember that "frigidaire" was a world leader in refrigeration, and it was part of GM. Most people (some of whom already answered this question) are completely ignorant of GM's pioneering role in refrigeration. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frigidaire
So your question really relates to the history of frigidaire. It was a corporate effort, plain and simple, so you wouldn't pin the whole effort on one person. They had one enormous contribution. GM was the first to demonstrate that CFC's would be suitable refrigerants. The criteria were non-flammable and non-toxic. According to wikipedia, Freon, in this case dichlorodifluoromethane, was invented by Thomas Midgley, Jr. with co-inventor Charles Kettering. You may recognize the name Kettering - He was GM's head of research. Midgely may have been the most influential chemical inventor that GM ever had:
Chevy Cavalier Air Condition Fan Problem?
My 2002 Cavalier'S Ac Is Acting Strangely - The Cooling/Heating Is Fine, But The Fan Only Kicks In When I Have The Knob Turned To The Third Strongest Setting. Anything Lower And Nothing Happens. Is This A Fan Belt Problem Or Something Else? I Can'T Really Afford To Take It To The Shop Unless It'S Something Easy To Fix And Inexpensive, So I'D Appreciate Any Advice On What The Problem Could Be And How To Best Fix It!!
It could be a bad switch, blown fuse or it could also be a part called a resistor. I would start with replacing the resistor since they usually are only $5.00 to $10.00 bucks and are fairly easy to replace. If the fuse is ok, then the fan switch and resistor are next in line to send power to the fan on low speeds..the high speed is controlled by the fan switch and a relay.
The resistor is a small plastic plate about the size of a credit card mounted to the heater/ac duct under the hood..usually on the passenger side of the engine compartment. It is usually held in place by two screws and has terminals on it with 4 or 5 wires connected to the terminals. Purchase a new one first at a parts store or dealership and when you take off the old one just transfer the wires from the old one to the new one in the same positions. You'll notice on the back side of the resisitor there are 2 or 3 coils of wire..these coils vary the current to the fan from the switch thereby controlling the fan speed and I'm guessing that one or two of the coils is burned out or the terminals.
If this does not solve the problem, I would say it's the fan switch itself on the dash which is bad and may be harder to replace by yourself but they are usually pretty cheap parts..just the labor might be a little high to take the dash apart at a shop.
Good luck!! Paul