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Is It Time to Replace Your Furnace?

By Viccarone HAVC
December 06, 2019 Category • Heating

A little update from Viccarone HVAC for when its time to replace that Furnace: Did you know the US Department of Energy has enacted that all furnaces switch production over from PSC blower motors to more efficient ECM motors effective for production after July 3, 2019. At Viccarone HVAC, we have been much converted now for about 12 weeks on inventory and installing 90% of our installations with the new ECM motor designs. Spare parts and service needs are being addressed with all the manufacturers we deal with daily. A little explanation about the motor designs: On many installed furnaces, the original (OEM) blower motor is a PSC model. Short for Permanent split capacitor, PSC motors are designed to do what furnace motors have always done in the past: simply turn on and off. The output of a PSC motor isnt controllable and it has no intermediate speeds. Its either running at full output or its not running at all. The energy consumption of the motor is therefore fixed at a single

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