Dr. Chuck Allgood
Company name: The Chemours Company
Position: Technical Fellow

Dr. Chuck Allgood is a chemist of over 30 years who works with the Chemours Company as a technical fellow and technology leader. He focuses on the development of low-GWP refrigerants and educates industry professionals about A2L refrigerants and the changing regulatory landscape. He films short informational videos on his “Checkup with Dr. Chuck” series on YouTube and the HVACR Learning Network.

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Tech Tips written:

Equipment Sizing and Airflow in Different Markets
This tech tip was heavily informed by Ed Janowiak’s past symposium presentations. You can watch his presentation about setting proper airflow HERE. You can also now purchase your tickets for the 6th Annual HVACR Training Symposium HERE. HVAC School was founded by a Floridian—representing Climate Zone 2, to be exact. So, it’s no surprise that […]
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Short Cycling
By:Bryan Orr A friend of mine was telling me that a utility had the idea that they could reduce energy consumption by turning HVAC equipment on and off rapidly during times of high load. In their minds, wouldn't it be better to spread out the off time rather than keeping the system off for longer […]
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Universal Condenser Fan Wiring Options
By:JD Kelly Assessing the Situation It is fairly common for a service technician to come across a failed condenser fan motor in the field. It doesn’t matter if we are talking about really old or fairly new equipment—condenser fan motors sometimes fail. The issue is deciding whether to use an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) or […]
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Event speaker:

Flammable Refrigerant Update
By:Dr. Chuck AllgoodJason ObrzutDon Gillis
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Video guest:

ABC’s of New A2Ls w/ Opteon
By:Dr. Chuck AllgoodBryan Orr
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Flammable Refrigerant Update
By:Dr. Chuck AllgoodJason ObrzutDon Gillis
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Podcast guest:

A2L Update With Chemours Live from AHR
By:Nathan OrrAdam MufichDr. Chuck AllgoodDon Gillis  Don Gillis and Dr. Chuck Allgood from Chemours join the show to discuss their new easy as “1,2,3” branding around the A2L refrigerants R454A, R454B, and R454C. They explain that A2Ls are not actually flammable like hydrocarbons; they are just mildly combustible with much lower burning velocity and […]
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