Archive for September, 2019

3 Signs Your Generator Needs Repair

Monday, September 16th, 2019

If you’ve been keeping up with the news, you know it’s hurricane season and a great generator is going to be incredibly important when those storms knock out the power in LaPlace. You’re going to want your generator to be in tip-top shape before any other storms hit our area, and we want to give you the lowdown on the most common problems that lead to repair in the generators we work on.

We just want one thing: for your appliances and electrical devices in your home to be operable in the event of a power outage. That’s why we provide generator repair in LaPlace, LA, because we know how essential it is that your generator works when you need it to. Which is why we’ve come up with a list of a few obvious signs that your generator could use some of our services.

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New Instructors on the Block!

Thursday, September 5th, 2019

If you’ve been looking to get in a few classes on AC and refrigeration with the professionals, now is your chance! Lenny Rauch and our owner, James Barras, will be new instructors for a technical class at North Shore Technical Community College. This local trade school is excited to have them starting with specialized classroom instruction and practical shop experience to prepare individuals for employment as entry-level AC and refrigeration technicians.

James will be teaching on Mondays and Tuesdays, while Lenny will be teaching Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at the Hammond, Lacombe, and Sullivan campuses. This new Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Program will aim to push students to excel at the following:

  • Evaluate refrigerant pressure and temperatures in air conditioning systems.
  • Use a schematic to troubleshoot an electrical system.
  • Measure the performance of a residential air conditioning system.
  • Troubleshoot a residential heating system.
  • Adjust a commercial air conditioning unit.

This is a rare opportunity to see some seasoned AC and refrigeration veterans work their magic and teach anyone who is interested in the tricks of the trade. For those looking to complete the criteria needed for their Technical Diploma in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, and to share the knowledge of the experts in our area, sign up today!

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Why Get an Energy Audit Before Purchasing a Generator?

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

If you’re in the market for a new generator, you might want to consider getting an energy audit before making the purchase. We know, there are a lot of misconceptions about energy audits that they’re only for businesses or major buildings and not for homes—but that couldn’t be further from the truth. There are several different types of home generators that could work for you, but your electrical systems might be too much for the generator you’re about to buy. How can you tell if that might happen?

Bingo! An energy audit will give a complete survey of how much energy you consume, as well as what systems are using the most and what devices you might consider not worth powering in the event that there’s a power outage. Overall, you might see yourself saving quite a bit of money after the whole process is finished, rather than get the wrong type of generator fitter for your house to only get stuck constantly calling for generator repair in Hammond, LA.

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