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4 Training Tips for your HVAC Company

Training is important for businesses of all industries, but it’s especially vital to the success of your HVAC business. 

What You Know About Start Winding Inrush Current Might Be Wrong

Take a look at the specs from this Copeland scroll compressor pulled from the Copeland Mobile App (which is an incredibl

TXV Bulb Placement

When mounting a TXV bulb or checking bulb placement, there are a few important considerations (listed in order of import

What does “Saturated State” mean for Techs?

As we often do in these tech tips, we will start with the common and more practical explanation of saturation and then m

Motor Speed – The Basics

How does a typical single phase motor know how fast to run? Typical induction motors are dependent of the electrical cyc

5% vs. 15% Silver Solder (Brazing Rod)

First, let's get something straight: BRAZING is when you use a filler rod that isn't the same material as the base metal

Tightening Electrical Threaded Terminal Connections

Did you know that electrical terminals have a torque value? Yeah, I didn’t either for a long time. “Tight” worked well e

Ohms/Continuity Basics

Some quick basics – An ohmmeter is used to measure the resistance to electrical flow between two points. The ohmme

What the Heck is a Friction Rate?

Friction rate is a value located on a ductulator. We use it during the design phase of a duct system to predict the oper

Bypass Dehumidification/Airflow HVAC Design

There have been several past posts on our Facebook group page about a concept called bypass dehumidification. I think te

Refrigerant Leak Detection and Prevention: Epic Article

Let’s face it, refrigerant leak detection and prevention will always be important in our trade. Whether we’re dealing wi

HVAC Soft Skills Best Practices

In the residential HVAC industry, technicians are faced with customers every day. Each interaction presents its own set

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Review of Vacuum for Service Engineers
Vacuum Science & Procedures

Review of Vacuum for Service Engineers

Revised by Jim Bergmann & Bryan Orr
Buy on Amazon
Refrigerant Charging and Service Procedures for Air Conditioning
HVAC Procedures

Refrigerant Charging and Service Procedures for Air Conditioning

Craig Migliaccio
Buy on Amazon
Bob’s House
HVAC Sizing and Design

Bob’s House

ACCA
Buy on Amazon
Commercial Refrigeration for Air Conditioning Technicians
Commercial Refrigeration in Plain Language

Commercial Refrigeration for Air Conditioning Technicians

Dick Wirz
Buy on Amazon
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology
HVAC/R Textbook

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology

John Tomczyk, Eugene Silberstein, Bill Whitman, Bill Johnson
Buy on Amazon
Fundamentals of HVACR
HVAC/R Textbook

Fundamentals of HVACR

Carter Stanfield, David Skaves
Buy on Amazon
Understanding Manual D
Residential Duct Design

Understanding Manual D

Jack Rise
Buy on Amazon
Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating, and Air Conditioning
HVAC/R Electrical Textbook

Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating, and Air Conditioning

Russell E. Smith
Buy on Amazon
The Home Comfort Book
Home Performance & Science

The Home Comfort Book

By Nate Adams
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Modern Hydronic Heating
Hydronic Heating

Modern Hydronic Heating

By John Siegenthaler
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Browning® Toolbox Technician™

Browning® Toolbox Technician™

Regal Beloit America Incorporated

The FREE Browning® Toolbox Technician™ app delivers an indispensable toolset for all HVAC contractors and maintenance personnel, including calculation tools, conversion tools, GPS enabled distributor locator, plus informative reference, installation and troubleshooting guides for everything from bearings to v-belts. This app also features the revolutionary V-Belt ID Wizard™, empowering personnel in the field to quickly identify an installed belt, even when the product ID is unknown.

Browning® Toolbox Technician™ features:

- V-belt troubleshooting

- V-belt selection guide

- Bearing basics & FAQs

- Air handler bearing interchange

- V-belt ID Wizard™ with part lookup & product images

- Where to Buy with GPS option

- Various conversion tools

- Efficiency calculators

- Much more!

Ref Tools

Ref Tools

Danfoss A/S

The essential, all-in-one mobile app for air conditioning and refrigeration technicians

Get the guidance, support, information, and tools you need—on the job and infield. Ref Tools is a free, powerful app that contains essential tools every air conditioning and refrigeration technician needs in their digital toolbelt.

Previously known as Refrigerant Slider, Ref Tools represents the next digital evolution in the cooling industry. HVACR tools are becoming smarter, better, and easier to use, and Ref Tools puts them in the palm of your hand.

Our latest update greatly improves the in-app podcast experience—you can now subscribe to podcasts, enable notifications for new episodes, filter podcasts by language, and enjoy a new, streamlined player.

Measure Quick Hvac

Measure Quick Hvac

MeasureQUICK

With measure Quick HVAC you can diagnose system problems from the most trivial to the most complex.

Our powerful data aggregation tools, coupled with just-in-time education, will increase a technicians ability to solve problems on the job site, ultimately leading to a huge increase in productivity.

Measure Quick makes measurement science work!

HVAC School

HVAC School

By Techs for Techs

The app that helps you remember some things you forgot along the way, as well as helps you remember some things you forgot to know in the first place.For all current and aspiring HVAC technicians: HVAC School is the premiere source for knowledge and success in the HVAC industry.

With this app you can:

Listen to all episodes of the HVAC School podcast, a podcast committed to bringing you relevant and up to date knowledge of the HVAC industry and what it means to be an HVAC technician.

Read tech tip articles written by industry professionals on various topics to help build your knowledge base and understanding of HVAC theory

Interact with calculators that employ common HVAC equations to help build your understanding of important HVAC mathematics

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