Will Power Quality Affect Air Conditioners?
I have noticed in the last 2 weeks that my wall air conditioner unit only late at night starts to get slow …
Power Quality Issues and Air Conditioner Performance
Background: Patricia, a Homeowner from Clinton Ct
[ad#block]Question: I have noticed in the last 2 weeks that my wall air conditioner unit only late at night starts to get slow and the light and the fan sometimes get slower and when this happens only the air conditioner shuts right down. It is on a surge protector.Â It has been really hot and humid here. Could that be the electric company?Â This has never happened before. The air conditioner is only about 3 years old andÂ it’s a General Electric.Â Patty
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