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HVAC School - For Techs, By Techs

Nov 28, 2019

In this crossover episode (rantcast), Bryan talks with Gary from HVAC Know It All. They vent about some of the phrases that techs throw around that are often false.

Technicians often throw around the phrase, "[X] will void your warranty." However, the truth is that manufacturers can't really void a warranty. Some...

Nov 26, 2019

In this short podcast, Bryan discusses the differences between air, nitrogen, and oxygen. He also explains why we should only use nitrogen for purging, flowing, and pressurization.

You DON'T want to pressurize line sets with air because air contains water vapor and oxygen. Water acts as an oxidizer, and moisture can...

Nov 24, 2019

In this LIVE episode, we talk about diagnosing inverter-driven systems. We also discuss some of the issues and solutions for over-voltage.

Inverter-driven systems, also called variable frequency drive equipment, provide comfort control across multiple zones in a building. Some systems may have multiple branch boxes...

Nov 21, 2019

Jim Bergmann is back on the podcast. This time, he talks about common faults with high-efficiency 90+ condensing gas furnaces and their installation.

Like A/C units, 90+ furnaces often suffer from clogged drain lines. Other common problems stem from issues with inputs, temperature rise across the appliance, trapping,...

Nov 19, 2019

Bryan explains the core differences between followers and leaders. There is nothing wrong with being a follower, but if you are ready to move into leadership roles, here are his tips.

Leaders primarily leverage the work of other people. Conversely, followers have limits to their abilities and their earning potential;...