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Some Refrigeration Thoughts for A/C Techs
In this episode I talk to Jeremy Smith and he shares some of his refrigeration experience… and his Barry White smooth voice.
Also – got to hvacrschool.com/10K to participate in Stephen Rardon's awesome tool giveaway.
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