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HVAC School - For Techs, By Techs

Dec 27, 2018

John guides us through all aspects of ventilation and system design. He gives us a review of point ventilation, ASHRAE 62.2, whole-home strategies, and much more.

Nowadays, construction protocols instruct builders to make houses tighter than the builders of the past. The goal of building tighter homes is to give us...

Dec 20, 2018

Bill and Bryan discuss gas and combustion tools. These tools include manometers, combustible gas detectors, personal CO detectors, draft gauges, and combustion analyzers.

Manometers measure gas pressure, and they require calibration but are usually quite accurate. Before using a manometer as a diagnostic tool...

Dec 18, 2018

In this short podcast episode, Bryan speed-talks through all the basics of heat pumps and how they function.

Heat pumps are not physical pumps or components on an A/C system. A heat pump is an HVAC unit that is also capable of heating a home by reversing the refrigeration cycle. When that reversal happens, the...

Dec 13, 2018

Jason from ESCO and Cengage comes on to talk about the varying landscape of EPA 608 regulations with what you need to know for now (circa 2018).

The EPA has proposed to roll back some regulations regarding HFC refrigerants, including leak rate and leak repair mandates. There are also questions about the regulation of...

Dec 11, 2018

In this short podcast episode, Bryan shares his experience as an entrepreneur and his tips for anyone who wants to run and grow a successful business.

When growing a business, the best thing you can do is listen to others who have started a business. It's especially useful to listen to those who have already "made it"...