HVAC Rating Acronyms Explained

January 22, 2021

MERV, SEER, AFUE and HSPF. You’ve heard of these terms before, but do you know what these HVAC rating acronyms mean? The experts at Bob Cermignano Air Conditioning & Heating, Inc. define and explain each acronym below. MERV Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value, or MERV, indicates a filter’s ability to capture particles in the air. MERV values range from 1 to 16. The higher the MERV rating, the better a filter is at trapping certain types and sizes of particles. To maintain maximum air flow, it is critical to speak with a HVAC professional about what MERV rating works

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Top HVAC Technician Skills

October 7, 2020

As the HVAC industry continues to grow, HVAC technicians are in high demand. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the HVAC field are projected to grow 4% between 2019-2029. To help stand out and succeed in this field, we compiled a list outlining the top HVAC technician skills. Top HVAC Technician Skills Time Management: Effective time management is a particularly useful skill in HVAC. Technicians often have multiple service calls in a day. Knowing how to efficiently complete the necessary tasks on each job is critical

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