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Real training for HVAC ( Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration) Technicians. Including recorded tech training, interviews, diagnostics and general conversations about the trade.

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Real training for HVAC ( Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration) Technicians. Including recorded tech training, interviews, diagnostics and general conversations about the trade.

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Great Informative Podcast

By Allds012 - Nov 14 2019
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One of the best I’ve listened too. Great job guys

THE BEST

By Dave Bahler - Oct 04 2019
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Great podcast. Have learned unspeakable amounts from it and will continue to!

iTunes Ratings

532 Ratings
Average Ratings
500
15
9
5
3

Great Informative Podcast

By Allds012 - Nov 14 2019
Read more
One of the best I’ve listened too. Great job guys

THE BEST

By Dave Bahler - Oct 04 2019
Read more
Great podcast. Have learned unspeakable amounts from it and will continue to!

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Real training for HVAC ( Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration) Technicians. Including recorded tech training, interviews, diagnostics and general conversations about the trade.

The Basic Refrigeration Circuit

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In this episode of the HVAC School Podcast we talk about the basic refrigerant circuit, the compressor, Condenser, metering device, evaporator and lines. 

Oct 05 2016

1hr 15mins

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Run Capacitor Facts You May Not Know

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In this epsiode, we cover some common misconceptions about run capacitors as well as some easy ways to test and some tips.

Oct 18 2017

36mins

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A Steam Heat Primer by Dan Holohan

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Dan Holohan is the Father of modern steam heat training. This episode is a narration of his in-depth steam article "A Steam Heating Primer" from HeatingHelp.com 

Oct 07 2017

40mins

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The Basic Refrigeration Circuit, Pressure & Enthalpy w/ Carter Stanfield

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Carter Stanfield, co-author of Fundamentals of HVACR talks the entire refrigerant circuit as well as reading and plotting a pressure enthalpy diagram

Sep 04 2017

54mins

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Electrical Circuits Class

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This class recording discusses transformers, ground, common, and line vs. load sides of a circuit.

Nov 07 2017

42mins

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Furnace Sequence Of Operation

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Jason Obrzut come on and talks us through his furnace sequence of operation training 

Take It Slow, It's Gonna Blow

Jan 10 2019

41mins

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Commercial Refrigeration for A/C Techs w/ Dick Wirz

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Dick Wirz, author of "Commercial Refrigeration for Air Conditioning Technicians" talks about making the switch to refrigeration, Evaporator split, defrost and more...

Aug 28 2017

1hr 11mins

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Condensing Temperature, Condenser Split and Subcool

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In this podcast we talk about 

- Condensing Temperture

- Heat mode superheat

- Heat mode subcooling

- Saturation

- Condenser Split 

and much more

Feb 22 2017

32mins

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Pulling a Vacuum 2.0 w/ Jim Bergmann

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We talk evacuation, conductance speed, microns, core removal, decay rate and all that other nerdy vacuum stuff with Jim Bergmann

Aug 16 2018

55mins

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Check The Charge Without Connecting Gauges - Part 1

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In this episode Jim Bergmann lays the groundwork for checking a system charge without ever connecting a manifold.

Jun 13 2017

41mins

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Economizer Basics w/ Jerry Eavenson

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Many techs know just enough about economizers to bypass them. In this podcast we talk about the basics of what they are and ow they function,

Oct 10 2017

34mins

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Air Flow - Latent, Sensible, WB, DB, RH and Static

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In this episode Bryan talks a bit about the air side of the system including latent and sensible, Relative Humidity, Wet Bulb, Dry Bulb and static pressure

Feb 16 2017

46mins

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Heat Pumps, reversing Valves and Defrost

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In this episode Bryan talks about heat pumps, reversing valves, defrost, common issues, checking charge in heat mode and diagnosing the dreaded bypassing reversing valve. 

Dec 05 2016

1hr

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Using Volts and Ohms in Diagnosis

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We look at voltage and resistance, specifically using a voltmeter and an ohmmeter for diagnosis as well as a discussion of voltage drop.

Dec 05 2017

1hr 13mins

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Measuring Air Flow - Static / Capacity & ECM Motors Part 1 w/ Jim Bergmann

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In this episode Jim Bergmann covers static pressure, measuring delivered capacity and ECM motor considerations

Jul 19 2017

1hr 5mins

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Short 19 - Superheat, Evaporator vs. Compressor

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We cover why both compressor and evaporator superheat matter as well as address some common confusion related to each.

Aug 21 2018

12mins

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Refrigeration Temperature Controls w/ Chris Stephens

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Chris Stevens from HVACR Videos on Youtube comes on and talks some refrigeration temperature controls basics

Sep 13 2018

54mins

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Basic Refrigerant Circuit Revisited (Part 1)

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Part 1 -Bert (Kalos Tech) and Keiran (Kalos Apprentice) join Bryan in studio to talk through the basic refrigerant circuit and how it functions. They talk compressor, condenser, metering device and evaporator as well as the four lines and the states of the refrigerant as it travels

Jun 05 2018

40mins

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The 5 Readings Every Tech Must Know Well

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Before you call your manager or a senior tech, make sure you have these 5 readings down pat. Suction Pressure, Liquid / Head pressure, Superheat, Subcool, Air temp Split.

Oct 28 2016

45mins

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Commercial vs. Residential w/ AK HVAC

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A conversation about the pros and cons of commercial vs. residential with Andrew Greaves from AK HVAC on Youtube

Jul 12 2018

1hr 6mins

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Descaling Large Equipment

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Tim Fregeau from Goodway joins us and talks about descaling best practices and why it matters to you.

Dec 05 2019

55mins

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Short #82 - Brazing Temperature Contro

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Dec 03 2019

11mins

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Heat Pumps, Charging & Defrost #LIVE

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In this live episode, we talk Heat pumps, why Bryan like them, why other people don’t, how to charge and diagnose them and defrost

Dec 01 2019

54mins

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IT DOESN'T VOID THE WARRANTY #RANTCAST

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

Nov 28 2019

43mins

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Short #81 - Air vs. Nitrogen vs. Oxygen

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In this short we discuss the differences between these gases and why only nitrogen is to be used for purging, flowing and pressurization

Nov 26 2019

10mins

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Inverter Driven Systems & Over-Voltage #LIVE

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In this LIVE episode we talk about diagnosing inverter systems and some of the issues and solutions for overvoltage

Nov 24 2019

54mins

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High Efficiency Gas Furnaces, Common Issues w/ Jim Bergmann

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Jim is back taking about common faults with high efficiency 90+ Condensing Ga furnaces and their installation

Nov 21 2019

57mins

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Short #80 - 3 Differences Between Followers and Leaders

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There is nothing wrong with being a follower but if you are ready to move to leadership here are my tips

Nov 19 2019

15mins

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Ductless and VRF - Good, Bad & Ugly #LIVE

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So great live guests join to discuss the advantages, disadvantages and challenges of ductless & VRF

Nov 16 2019

58mins

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Floating Head w/Jamie Kitchen

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Jamie is back on the podcast talking about the merits and pitfalls of floating head pressure and why you might care

Nov 14 2019

47mins

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Short #79 - Circuit Breaker Facts

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In this short episode Bryan talks about breakers, why they trip what they do and some diffent types and considerations

Nov 12 2019

16mins

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The Lost Art of Steam - Revisited

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In this episode from the archives Dan Holohan joins us on the podcast and talks about his vast experience in Steam learned from long dead men.

Nov 07 2019

41mins

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What Makes a White Shirt Tech #LIVE

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In this honest... maybe overly honest... live podcast we talk about the dark side of white shirts and ways the industry can make money while doing the fundamentals well

Nov 04 2019

58mins

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Callback Prevention Principles

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Bert joins Bryan to talk about what he's learned to help prevent the dreaded callback

Oct 31 2019

39mins

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Short #78 - 7 Tips for Newbies

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IF you are new to the HVAC trade here are 7 things to apply to help you win

Oct 29 2019

12mins

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Why is a Power Quality Meter Useful? w/ Jim Bergmann

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Jim is back to talk about power quality meters and what they are good for as well as how they are used

Oct 24 2019

40mins

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Short #77 - What Causes Capacitors to Fail

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We talk through (once again) what REALLY causes capacitors to fail and what to do about it

Oct 22 2019

17mins

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Commercial PM Best Practices #LIVE

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Eric Mele, Eric Kaiser and John Oaks join us to talk about commercial PMs and what matters most

Oct 20 2019

53mins

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The Skills Gap and Training #LIVE

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In this live podcast from CASTBOX we discuss how we are going to get more people into and trained in the HVAC/R trade

Oct 17 2019

1hr 3mins

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Who is Responsible for Proper Sizing?

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In this Episode Nate Adams and Michael Housh give the HVAC 2.0 Rebuttal to the idea of standard load calculations with a different… possibly more radical… approach

Oct 17 2019

1hr 9mins

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