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Frequent UV and Filtration Questions in Schools

Posted on Tuesday Sep 01, 2020 at 11:26AM in General


Q: Can the UV lights be powered by the HVAC unit transformer?

Most standard UV power packs use about 16va. Some a little less, some a little more. Most older HVAC units contain a 40va transformer which is enough to control a standard unit with a standard thermostat. If there are a lot of additional controls or ventilation items added, then it is suggested that the transformer be increased to a 50 or 60va transformer with a built-in circuit breaker, or a separate transformer be used for the UV.

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September is Honeywell Month!

Posted on Tuesday Sep 01, 2020 at 12:00AM in General


Not All Thermostats Are Created Equal

Take control of your home comfort and save on energy costs with a range of Honeywell Home thermostats from Resideo. From smart Wi-Fi thermostats with room sensors and humidification control, to programmable and non-programmable thermostats, Resideo products meet a variety of needs.

A Temperature That’s 'Just Right.’ Every Night.

Sense the temperatures and humidity in the places that matter most with the T10 Pro Smart Thermostat. Focus on the rooms you choose by adding Smart Room Sensors and setting a schedule, or let the sensors respond to your lifestyle.

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CARES Act

Posted on Tuesday Sep 01, 2020 at 12:00AM in General


Note: Daikin does not offer tax advice. The following information is provided for discussion purposes only. You should consult your own tax expert regarding the details of CARES Act and its applicability to you and your business.


The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress with overwhelming, bipartisan support and signed into law on March 27, 2020. Sections of the Act are applicable to specific commercial HVAC installations.


Changes to the tax code in the 2020 CARES Act means that HVAC* improvements made to existing commercial buildings may qualify for 15-year cost recovery or Bonus Depreciation (recoverable in the tax year it was placed into service).

*HVAC systems are defined as qualified real property in Section 179(e)(2)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code.


These tax code changes apply retroactively to activity commencing on January 01, 2018.


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August is Fujitsu Month!

Posted on Saturday Aug 01, 2020 at 10:11AM in General


Fujitsu's advanced ductless technology has been delivering consistent heating and cooling comfort to homeowners for over 40 years. Geary Pacific is proud to offer the complete line up of Fujitsu products for residential and light commercial applications.  Read more to find out why Fujitsu is the best alternative to ducted systems.

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UV Light. The Most Reliable and Widely Accepted Approach To Inactivating SARS-COV-2

Posted on Wednesday Jul 29, 2020 at 09:54AM in General


Why was UV light called the “most reliable and widely accepted approach” to inactivating SARS-COV-2?


Recently, the University of Milano conducted a study on the effectiveness of UV-C light in combating SARS-COV-2. They found that SARS-COV-2 can be transmitted through the air in the form of an aerosol and can survive outside the body for hours. Because of this, it’s imperative that in addition to sanitizing surfaces, we sanitize the air we breathe.

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COVID-19 Found in Air Conditioning System

Posted on Wednesday Jul 29, 2020 at 09:40AM in General


A recent study performed by University of Oregon and Oregon Health and Science University found RNA from COVID-19 in the air handler units for areas that served COVID-19 patients. This study is yet to be peer reviewed, but reaffirms many other recent studies that suggest that COVID-19 is not only transmitted via respiratory droplets, but that it is also transmitted via aerosols.

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Hilmor Summer Stimulus Program

Posted on Wednesday Jul 01, 2020 at 01:27PM in General


Swaging tools, vacuum pumps, bending tools, and more, Hilmor has reinvented virtually every HVAC tool a contractor needs for on-the-job necessities. Read more to find out how you can save with Geary Pacific's Hilmor Summer Stimulus Program!

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July is Hilmor Month!

Posted on Wednesday Jul 01, 2020 at 01:27PM in General


Hilmor has become a strong American-based brand since handcrafting its first tube bender in England back in 1926.  Hilmor’s cutting-edge tools are made to work in the toughest environments and designed to put contractors a step ahead of their competitors on the job site.  Read more to find out about the wide selection of Hilmor Products you can pick up from your local Geary Pacific branch today!

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HVAC Contractors Should Tap Into Coil Cleaning’s Visual Value

Posted on Thursday Jun 18, 2020 at 11:55AM in General


When your outdoor unit’s condenser coil gets coated with dirt and debris during refrigeration, your power costs will rise significantly. Undoubtedly, coil cleaning is one of the most essential service procedures contractors can offer their customers. Read more to find out how a contractor can find longer-term business potential tucked inside a coil cleaning call.

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Now Is the Time For HVAC Contractors to Sell Indoor Air Quality

Posted on Thursday Jun 11, 2020 at 11:14AM in General


With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, consumers are extremely focused on their health and home environments. Undoubtedly, this is the ideal time for contractors to shine light on the indoor air quality issues of the home. Read more to find out the best techniques for presenting IAQ to homeowners and see how Geary pacific can assist you in training and selling the perfect clean air solution for your job.

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June is Packard Month!

Posted on Monday Jun 01, 2020 at 08:10AM in General


Packard® has been supplying wholesalers and OEMs with high-quality HVACR parts and motors since 1959.   Packard® offers heavy-duty Titan Brand Motor Run capacitors as well as a wide variety of electrical equipment.  Read more to find out more about the Packard® items you can pick up from your local Geary Pacific branch today!

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Amana Brand Heating & Air Conditioning

Posted on Monday May 11, 2020 at 07:42AM in Vendor Bulletins


As a leading manufacturer of residential HVAC systems, Amana Brand Heating & Air Conditioning provides the most revolutionary indoor climate management solutions to meet the changing needs of customers. Read more to find out how Amana brand units feature the most comprehensive limited warranty coverage of any on the market.

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May is U.S. Motors Month!

Posted on Monday May 11, 2020 at 07:36AM in General


The U.S. Motors® brand has been producing innovative and reliable stock motors for most applications for over a century. Read more to find out how you can increase your service level to your customers by picking up a wide variety of U.S. Motors inventory from your local Geary Pacific branch today!

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Smart Thermostats in Home Automation

Posted on Thursday Apr 23, 2020 at 09:10AM in General


Home automation is becoming increasingly entrenched in people’s lifestyles. Smart thermostats continue to get “smarter”, integrating new technology at a growing pace. With the general public welcoming smart thermostats into their homes, more contractors are needed for installation and service calls. Read more to find out how the smart thermostat is becoming a springboard for contractors into the home automation business.

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Federal Tax Credit Program Extended

Posted on Monday Apr 06, 2020 at 03:08PM in Regulatory Updates


The US Government has extended the Federal Tax Credit program of Qualifying Residential Indoor Comfort Systems to December 31, 2020. Click on the More Information button to download tax credit forms and see the list of qualifying Amana brand residential indoor comfort systems.

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