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Dec 29, 2022

David Richardson from NCI returns to the podcast to talk about why CO (carbon monoxide) doesn't leak and what it does instead.

CO is a highly dangerous gas that is colorless and odorless, and we can keep ourselves safe by staying aware of it with personal low-level CO monitors. However, CO doesn't leak; it...

Dec 27, 2022

Jim Fultz with Emerson White-Rodgers returns to the podcast to talk about one HSI furnace control to rule them all, the 50M56X-843 Universal Single Stage Integrated Furnace Control.

The 50M56X does not come with wiring harnesses; the control comes with the plugs that the majority of manufacturers use, making it a...

Dec 22, 2022

Yaron Ben Nun from Nostromo Energy joins the podcast to talk about ice banking, a way of using ice to balance energy consumption. Nostromo Energy is an Israel-based company that has recently started working in California.

Water has a very high latent heat of fusion, meaning it can absorb and store a lot of energy...

Dec 20, 2022

Eric Kaiser and Ty Branaman return to the podcast to talk about why we need to pay technicians and field workers better in the HVAC industry and how small and medium businesses can help current employees.

When the pay for entry-level HVAC positions can't compete with fast-food, retail, or warehousing jobs, we can't...

Dec 15, 2022

Dr. Chuck Allgood from Chemours returns to the podcast to do some refrigerant myth-busting.

Many people don’t understand why high-GWP HFCs can impact the atmosphere if the refrigerant is heavier than air. High-GWP HFCs exist for a long time, and they last long enough for natural mixing and the wind to distribute their...