Mar
2020

Under Utilization of a Condensing Unit

When a commercial company needs to insulate a building they will always require an undersized condensing unit. If you are in need of an insulating material, this type of unit will be perfect for you because it will be able to fit inside the space you are insulating. By doing this you will be able to save money because the cost will be much less than if you used a standard size unit. Here is a look at what an undersized condensing unit is and how it can help you.

The most common application for these units is in commercial buildings. This is because the size of these units is usually smaller than the size of a standard insulating material such as drywall. The reason for this is because there are no sides on the standard sized material. The side on the normal sized material creates a negative pressure on the material. If you were to insulate a wall with these units then you would have to add studs into the wall to make it larger.

The best thing to do is to use some duct tape or bonding tape to cover up the edges of the studs. This will help the unit to fit into the space it is being used in. Make sure that the duct tape or bonding tape does not get between the wall studs as you do not want to have a duct tape line running through the wall. Once you have done this then you can use the duct tape or bonding tape to make the unit look like it is part of the wall.

Mar
2020

What to Do If Your Condenser Fan Runs in Reverse

If you have ever turned your condenser fan on to test it, you may have noticed that it starts running backwards. While it is possible for a malfunctioning fan to start in the reverse direction, the reason that it does is usually because of a broken or missing cable that is attached to the fan motor. When a cable is disconnected from a motor, it can cause it to operate in reverse. There are a few different ways to repair this issue, including replacing the faulty cable and possibly replacing the fan motor itself.

If you discover that your condenser fan is working in reverse, it is best to first stop the fan and then open the door of the enclosure to check the cable connections. If you find that the cable connection is bad, it may be possible to replace it. Be sure to use the proper type of cable connection to ensure that you do not damage your fan motor by using the wrong type of cable. Be sure to mark the connection for future reference. After you have replaced the cable, the next step is to test the fan again to make sure that it works correctly.

Another way to tell if your condenser fan is causing your system to run backwards is to look at the temperature sensor. If it is a faulty sensor, it will be difficult to determine why it is in the “off” position. To check the sensor, remove the cover and look for any sign of voltage. If the sensor is damaged, it could cause the fan to turn off, but a faulty sensor will not turn off when the fan is running. If the temperature sensor is in working order, you can test the power, or “on” position, to make sure that the system is working correctly.