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Static Pressure and Combustion Test Ports and Plugs
My good friend and contributor to HVAC School, Neil Comparetto, made this video showing how he creates access ports for static pressure and gas combustion analysis. As techs, we find ourselves in the tough position of needing to drill access holes to take measurements, but the drilling and sealing of the holes can sometimes create […]Read more
Recovery Tank Safety
DISCLAIMER: HVAC School is NOT an official OSHA safety training resource! Although we provide safety tips in good faith, our website is not a substitute for safety training from an authorized OSHA training source. We have already touched on safety in previous tech tip features about recovery tanks, as recovering refrigerant can be a surprisingly […]Read more
Is R22 legal to use?
I've recently seen heated debates in different HVAC groups about whether it is okay to recharge a residential HVAC system with R22 without locating and repairing the leaks. I've had residential customers call me and complain about other companies telling them they must replace their system because it leaks. They've also stated that it is […]Read more