Preventing and Troubleshooting Compressor Issues
Our good friend Trevor Matthews from Emerson Canada joins us to talk about compressors, why they fail, how to prevent failures and how to troubleshoot them.    Emerson Flow Chart – https://www.hvacrschool.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/2004ECT-126_NOTRUNNING.pdf   Compressor Installation Guide –  https://hvacrschool.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Compressor-Installation.pdf   Emerson System Cleanup Bulletin – https://climate.emerson.com/CPID/GRAPHICS/Types/AEB/ae1105.pdf
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Connecting Transformers in Parallel
I had an old-timer tell me that you can never connect two transformers together because they will “fight one another.” If you are anything like me (and heaven help you if you are), a cartoon in your head starts playing whenever someone says something like that. In this case, I imagine two transformers with boxing […]
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Duct Installation Best Practices
In this episode, Neil Comparetto from Comparetto Comfort Solutions joins Bryan and Kaleb to discuss what he has learned about installing duct systems that you might be able to take away and apply in the field.
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Troubleshooting & Commissioning Q&A
In this episode Kaleb, Joe, Eric and Bryan answer some questions from Facebook
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Checking Evaporators on Furnaces
In Florida, there are not many gas furnaces—at least not as many as up north. Sometimes, we can look like real dummies compared to techs who work on them every day. One thing to know about 80% gas furnaces with cased evaporator coils is that you can often check the evaporator coil by removing the […]
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The Hands-On Learner Vs. The Visual Problem Solver
Let's get something out of the way right off the top: saying that we learn best “hands-on” is sort of like saying we prefer to breathe air. WE ALL NEED TO APPLY THINGS TO LEARN THEM DEEPLY! David Sandler wrote the book You Can't Teach a Kid to Ride a Bike in a Seminar, and […]
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