Rank #1: The Basic Refrigeration Circuit
In this episode of the HVAC School Podcast we talk about the basic refrigerant circuit, the compressor, Condenser, metering device, evaporator and lines.
Rank #2: Commercial Refrigeration for A/C Techs w/ Dick Wirz
Dick Wirz, author of "Commercial Refrigeration for Air Conditioning Technicians" talks about making the switch to refrigeration, Evaporator split, defrost and more...
Rank #3: The Basic Refrigeration Circuit, Pressure & Enthalpy w/ Carter Stanfield
Carter Stanfield, co-author of Fundamentals of HVACR talks the entire refrigerant circuit as well as reading and plotting a pressure enthalpy diagram
Rank #4: Measuring Air Flow - Static / Capacity & ECM Motors Part 1 w/ Jim Bergmann
In this episode Jim Bergmann covers static pressure, measuring delivered capacity and ECM motor considerations
Rank #5: Check The Charge Without Connecting Gauges - Part 1
In this episode Jim Bergmann lays the groundwork for checking a system charge without ever connecting a manifold.
Rank #6: Filter Drier Basics w/ Chris Reeves
An overview podcast on filter driers including, suction driers, liquid driers, core driers, different media and basic applications
Rank #7: Brazing Basics and Tips
In this episode Bryan talks about brazing safety, regulator settings, torch positioning, flowing nitrogen, heat control and more....
Rank #8: Using Volts and Ohms in Diagnosis
We look at voltage and resistance, specifically using a voltmeter and an ohmmeter for diagnosis as well as a discussion of voltage drop.
Rank #9: Short #34 - Heat Pumps
In this episode Bryan speed talks through all the basics of a heatpump and how it functions.
Rank #10: Run Capacitor Facts You May Not Know
In this epsiode, we cover some common misconceptions about run capacitors as well as some easy ways to test and some tips.
Rank #11: The 5 Readings Every Tech Must Know Well
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.
Rank #12: TXV Operation, Diagnosis and Failure w/ Jamie Kitchen
In this episode of the HVAC school podcast Jamie Kitchen from Danfoss talks about common causes of TXV failure, how they function and how to set them. He also explains that a TXV isn't TRULY a constant superheat valve.
Rank #13: Installing Central Air From Scratch w/ Eric M
Eric and I discuss his new home and how he plans to install new central air the Eric Mele way.
Rank #14: Air Flow - Latent, Sensible, WB, DB, RH and Static
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
Rank #15: Prevent Compressor Murder Part 1 w/ Emerson
Rank #16: Short #56 - Bypass Factor
Rank #17: Condensing Temperature, Condenser Split and Subcool
In this podcast we talk about
- Condensing Temperture
- Heat mode superheat
- Heat mode subcooling
- Condenser Split
and much more
Rank #18: Leak Detection w John Pastorello
John Pastorello from Refrigeration Technologies is back on the podcast to talk leak detection procedures from start to finish.
Rank #19: Basic Refrigerant Circuit Revisited (Part 1)
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
Rank #20: Basic electrical Theory
In this episode of HVAC School, we talk BASIC electrical theory. Ohm's law, Watt's law, inductive vs. resistive loads, inductive reactance, loads, switches and circuits and more...