#condenser

Tech Tips:

How to Replace a Condensing Fan Motor
By:Bryan OrrService calls about condensing fan motor failure are quite common. Even though fan motor replacement is a standard procedure for residential split systems, it requires careful attention to safety and detail.  This article will give you a step-by-step guide to replacing condensing fan motors. Along the way, we will also explain a few best […]
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HVAC/R Refrigerant Cycle Basics
By:Bryan Orr This is a basic overview of the refrigeration circuit and how it works. It isn't a COMPLETE description by any means, but it is designed to assist a new technician or HVAC/R apprentice in understanding the fundamentals. First, let's address some areas of possible confusion:  The word “condenser” can mean two different things. […]
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Podcasts:

Condensing Temperature, Condenser Split, and Subcool
By:Bryan Orr In this podcast, Bryan talks about condensing temperature, condenser split, and subcooling. All three of the values are proportional. If one changes, all three of them will change. Saturation is also a critical concept that relates to all three of those, so we also cover those relationships. As you remember, a condenser rejects […]
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The Basic Refrigeration Circuit
By:Bryan Orr In this episode of HVAC School, we discuss the entire basic refrigerant/compression refrigeration circuit. We are in the business of moving heat. Heat refers to motion in the molecules. Temperature is the average velocity of those molecules. Heat needs a temperature differential to move. So, HVAC systems absorb heat when the refrigerant is […]
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