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Oct 27, 2022

Jim Bergmann returns to the podcast to talk about furnace commissioning procedures and the development of measureQuick 2.0.

MeasureQuick 2.0 has been a collaborative effort between Jim Bergmann and Joe Medosch, and it comes with an upgraded user interface that allows for faster operation and easier system data access...

Oct 20, 2022

Mike Klokus and Jeff Crable walk us through Kalos Services' light commercial PM process. 

First, we verify that everyone is clear on the agreement. Then, we start the PM with a thorough visual inspection, taking copious notes about things that look concerning. 

Once we’ve done a visual inspection, we clean the...

Oct 18, 2022

In this short podcast, Bryan covers a common electrical myth about wire length and its relationship with the National Electrical Code. The NEC is concerned with safety—protecting buildings and people—but less so with making sure things work.

Wire sizing is a common topic, and length is important because it can...

Oct 13, 2022

Trevor Matthews, the founder of Refrigeration Mentor, returns to the podcast to talk about why CO2 matters in commercial refrigeration and even HVAC applications.

CO2 (R-744) has entered the residential HVAC sphere in some places around the world, though it hasn’t come to the North American markets yet. CO2 is one of...

Oct 6, 2022

This podcast is Bryan’s full-length electrical basics class for the Kalos technicians. He covers electrical theory and circuit basics.

Volts, resistance, and amps all affect the behavior of electricity in circuits. These are also critical factors in electrical safety. Watts and kilowatts come from the multiplication...