dug, do you know this guy???????????ohn Proctor
and Title 24
John Proctor and Proctor Engineering Group have been working with Fieldpiece Instruments to create a better tool for the diagnosis of air conditioning systems in the real world. Proctor’s research exposed the need for tuning air conditioners and prompted the California Energy Commission to add the procedures to California’s Title 24 Building Standards.
John Proctor is a professional engineer, 1965 graduate of MIT, and wrote most of the residential cooling section of Title 24. His knowledge is based on a close
association with journeymen HVAC technicians as well as his research monitoring HVAC systems in homes and commercial buildings across North America.
Proctor’s research confirmed that the vast majority of air conditioners were working well below their designed
efficiency, were experiencing premature failures, and were responsible for customer dissatisfaction as well as expensive call backs. These problems are caused by the widespread use of rules of thumb and incorrect adjustment techniques. His research and the research of others prompted regulators to add manufacturer approved procedures to California’s Title 24.
Proctor concluded that a straightforward system to support and assist technicians in implementing these techniques was needed. This conclusion spawned the
CheckMe!® program, the first third-party computerized quality assurance system for technicians. CheckMe!® is based on a massive data set including:
• over 250,000 operating residential and commercial
• over 1,000 laboratory tests on a wide variety of
makes and models
• thousands of hours of data from monitored units in
homes and businesses
• CheckMe!® is continuously refined with new data.
In 1989, John Proctor founded Proctor Engineering Group to focus on methods of improving air conditioners. The company is based in San Rafael, California and is in continual contact with CheckMe!® certified technicians from coast to coast.
Yah everybody has heard of him.......I've tried to hook up with him 3 or 4 times now but I guess I'm not in the fold. There's a huge resistance to new and/or better technology out there and the old guard are the gate keepers......I'm still on the other side of the moat trying to get the drawbridge down.....it's pretty frustrating....
"The quality you deserve is not expensive---it's priceless"