A piece of plastic that somehow blew in there
At the place of business where I work we had a major breakdown of the central air conditioning system last summer. It was not a good time for this because it was quite hot out. They were going to call a local heating and air conditioning company to come out to fix it. However, the local heating and air conditioning company was not able to get out the same day. So we all had to suffer throughout the rest of the work day with no central air conditioning system. They had fans they pulled out, but this was not enough! I decided to ask my manager if I could try to fix the central air conditioning system. I was not a certified heating and cooling specialist, but I knew a lot because my uncle was an actual certified heating and air conditioning specialist when I was growing up and he taught me some thing about basic HVAC repair of commercial heating and air conditioning systems just like what we had at work! My manager allowed this after I explained what I knew. And what do ya know? I actually was able to get to the bottom of why the central air conditioning system had fully stopped working! It was a matter of something getting jammed in the motor. A piece of plastic that somehow blew in there. I went into the commercial heating and air conditioning system and removed it. Had them turn it back on and saved them hundreds of dollars in HVAC repair! The whole office cheered for me and my knowing what to look for in terms of basic troubleshooting.
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