Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Economizer… What is it exactly?

Economizers primarily save on cooling costs.  It operates by shutting down the systems compressor and pulling cooler air from outside and reducing the load on the mechanical cooling system.

As part of the HVAC control system, an economizer is designed to save energy, typically reducing overall cooling energy consumption by twenty to thirty percent.

Here’s how an economizer works. Continue reading