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Is It OK To Top Off With R410a?
I am consistently surprised by how much false information still circulates out in the field, and one of the ones I hear often is the idea that you cannot or should not “top-off” or recharge R410a systems on top of an existing charge of R410a when the system is low. So, to be clear, before […]Read more
Refrigerant Recovery Practices
Recovery is the removal of refrigerant from a system. From there, you can either store it and send it in for recycling or reintroduce it back into the same system. Here are some top tips: Make sure your tank is empty and evacuated to 300 microns if you plan to return the refrigerant to the […]Read more
Key Soft Skills for Technicians
As with most other trades, HVAC/R technicians need to have a solid set of hard skills to make it in the industry. Whether we pick up those hard skills by working on cars as teenagers, learning them in a trade school, or acquiring them on the job, we’ll have to rely on our hard […]Read more