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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The One Duct Leak You Didn’t Expect
By:Matthew BrunerSometimes, you just get lucky. Sometimes, you get sent out to install a unit in a closet! Although these types of installs have their challenges, at least for me, they have appeared easier on the surface. There is no return ductwork, as the unit sits on a platform. We are rarely disconnecting ducts in […]
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Static Pressure, Manometers, and Magnehelics
By:Bryan Orr When you start talking airflow, it can get pretty in-depth pretty quickly. There is a big gap between what is useful for the average tech to apply every day and the whole story, so let's start with the simplest part to understand: static pressure. Static pressure is simply the force exerted in all […]
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HVAC Moneyball: Could It Work?
By:Tim De StasioThis tech tip was submitted by Tim De Stasio. He originally published it on his website, which you can visit HERE. Thanks, Tim! Winning takes strategy and the right information. The HVAC business is no different.  But what information should we collect, even pay for, to get better and win? What if these […]
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Event speaker:

Flammable Refrigerant Update
By:Don GillisJason ObrzutDr. Chuck Allgood
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Video guest:

ABC’s of New A2Ls w/ Opteon
By:Bryan OrrDr. Chuck Allgood
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Flammable Refrigerant Update
By:Jason ObrzutDr. Chuck AllgoodDon Gillis
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Podcast guest:

A2L Update With Chemours Live from AHR
By:Don GillisDr. Chuck AllgoodAdam MufichNathan Orr  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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