The R-22 Phaseout: What You Should Know

The phaseout of R-22 will soon be approaching a new stage on January 1, 2020. This stage will ultimately initiate the stoppage of production and importation of R-22. While you’ll still be able to use your R-22 air conditioners, there are several factors (rising cost, alternative replacements) that you’ll eventually need to consider. We want our customers to be well-informed about these changes in order to make educated decisions for the future. For more information on what to expect during the R-22 phaseout and how you can better prepare for the changes to come, please click the image below: Continue reading

The 6 Biggest Mistakes That HVAC Contractors Make

Believe it or not, heating and air-conditioning contractors are not super heroes. We just play them on TV. Mistakes are made—and those mistakes often hurt performance and efficiency of the systems being installed and maintained. Sometimes, those mistakes hurt the customers. And, sometimes, they even hurt the business. At Air-Dynamics, we don’t run from mistakes. Instead, we seek to identify the most common errors and aggressively meet those challenges head on, so as to ensure that we are always the overachieving exception rather than the underachieving norm. The following are the seven biggest mistakes we see being made throughout the industry: 1. Misunderstood combustion safety If an HVAC contractor responds to a call about carbon monoxide, they’ll usually go straight to the furnace and look for cracks in the heat exchange. If and when they’re unable to locate said crack, they often figure everything is on the up and up. So, instead, they simply… Continue reading