Charging a Heatpump

Reply

  #1  
Old 01-31-03, 06:33 PM
cuffs054
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Charging a Heatpump

Bouncing around the questions, I came across one relating to recharging and/or adding freon to heat pump in winter. I never gave it much thought, but does the outdoor temp effect how you would do this? Growing up in FL I guess it's not much of an issue, but I wondered about further north. What does happen in a really cold climate?
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 01-31-03, 07:11 PM
hvac4u's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: NW atlanta
Posts: 3,147
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
H/P charging

very tricky is cold weather, easy to overcharge, as the cold o/d unit (evap) can hold a lot of refrigerant. most pros will go back in warmer weather to balance charge. some units have a charging chart inside the unit, many are charged to proper discharge line temp.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: