#maintenance

Tech Tips:

Gas Furnace Maintenance Procedure
By:Bryan OrrThis gas furnace maintenance procedure in this article was developed by Michael Housh. Michael is the owner of Housh Home Energy in Ohio. He regularly works on natural gas equipment and is an active contributor to the HVAC School Facebook group. Thanks, Michael! Gas-fired equipment has a different set of components than your typical […]
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The Basic Residential Maintenance for a Heat Pump / Electric System
By:Bryan Orr I need to warn you… The following list is the actual process we use at the company I own for our typical “standard” residential maintenance. I'm sure you will find some things you do differently. Take it for what it is, and I'm happy to get any feedback you may have. Read the […]
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Pull The Condenser Top
By:Bryan Orr The photo above is from a video one of my techs took of proper condenser cleaning. I must say, he did a GREAT job of cleaning the coil, and he was very careful with the top. However, I STILL would have liked to see him pull the condenser top completely during a full […]
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The Case For Pulling The Blower Housing
By:Bryan Orr When I started in the trade in 1999, there were still many oilable blower motors in service. As part of the maintenance, we would remove the housing and oil the motor. We would also vacuum the motor and wipe it down. As oilable motors have become extinct, I see fewer and fewer techs […]
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Something You May Want to Consider on Every Call
There are a few important things that I suggest checking on every service call to reduce callbacks and increase customer satisfaction. One of them that often gets missed is preventing wire rub-outs. One of my area managers and experienced tech Jesse Claerbout shot a video showing the simple step he takes to prevent major damage. […]
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Videos:

Don’t Overfill Refrigerant Recovery Cylinders The Easy Way
In this video we review the HVAC School app tank fill calculator and how to use it to prevent the overfilling of refrigerant recovery cylinders.
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Something You May Want to Consider on Every Call
There are a few important things that I suggest checking on every service call to reduce callbacks and increase customer satisfaction. One of them that often gets missed is preventing wire rub outs. One of my area managers and experienced tech Jesse Claerbout shot a video showing the simple step he takes to prevent major […]
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