Category: Podcast Episodes

Replacing_Compressor

In this episode Bryan talks about diagnosis and replacement of air conditioning compressors. Including:

  • Proper compressor diagnosis
  • Using a megaohmmeter
  • Fool proof testing to confirm a shorted compressor
  • Diagnosis of thermal overload
  • Compressor open winding diagnosis
  • Locked compressor diagnosis
  • Compressor not pumping diagnosis
  • Acid testing
  • Proper filter drier and accumulator protocol
  • Correct charging and testing procedures

And Much More…

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Flow_Nitrogen

In this episode of HVAC School Bryan talks with Tim Bagnall about flowing nitrogen. We discuss:

  • The Proper tools and flow settings for brazing
  • How the pressures should be set to SCFM and not PSI
  • The possibility that geography may contribute to scale
  • How to flow nitrogen in a practical way
  • And More…

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refrigeration_for_AC_Techs

In this episode of HVAC School Bryan talks with Jeremy Smith and they discuss

  • Reznor startup
  • Being on call in the refrigeration world
  • differences and similarities between rack refrigeration and A/C
  • Hot gas and electric defrost
  • Glycol refrigeration systems
  • Subcool and Superheat
  • Refrigeration TXV settings
  • EPR valves and their settings
  • Rack manifold pressure

And Much more…

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furnace_sequence

In this episode Bryan talks to Justin Skinner about gas furnace sequence of operation.

we talk about:

  • Low Voltage Wiring
  • Boilers
  • Forced and Natural Draft
  • Flame rectification
  • Cleaning Flame Sensors
  • Gas Pool Heat
  • Silicon Nitride and Silicon Carbide
  • Hot Surface and Intermittent Pilot

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heat_season

Let’s face it. It doesn’t get super cold in Central Florida regularly but when it does EVERYONE FREAKS.

In this episode we talk about:

  • Burning off heat strips
  • Heat Pump Defrost Mode
  • Gas Pool Heater
  • Heat Pump Pool Heaters
  • The thermodynamic principles of heat pump heating
  • Defining BTUs
  • LP vs. NG

And much more…

This podcast is in an unedited “meeting format” and is not usually the type of thing you will get on HVAC school, but I still think it may benefit junior techs and office staff.

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