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By: Paul White | February 10, 2016

Most  HVAC contractors and homeowners seeing an increase in leaking coils in recent years, and many are wondering what is causing this issue.   The major manufacturers state the failure rate caused by manufacture defects are only in the 2%-3% range, but HVAC contractors and homeowners seem to be feeling the impact of coil failure rates much higher than that....so what is going on, and are coil leaks preventable?  

A major cause of evaporator coil leaks, is formic acid. which causes corrosion and weakens the metal tubes the coils are made of.....and has your A/C or Heat Pump system operates at high pressures small leaks will develop in the coil.  With the newer efficency standards required by regulators, today's systems operate at pressures  ...


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