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Air is Squishy - Measuring Airflow w/ Bill Spohn
Measuring airflow is easy. Measuring airflow accurately is quite a bit more difficult. In many cases, when we as technicians measure airflow, we are trying to get to the almighty CFM (cubic feet per minute) volume measurement. You can take CFM readings fairly easily with a hood, like the Testo 420, but even a hood […]Read more
4 Silly Mistakes of The New HVAC Tech
We've all been new at one time or another. So, there is no need to get all judgy about some of the mistakes new techs make just because they are inexperienced. However… These are some very preventable mistakes that occur due to simple oversights and carelessness that need to happen 0% of the time. 1. […]Read more
How "Hot" Does That Get?
I got in one of these tiny torches the other day to experiment with brazing aluminum in tight spots, and one of the techs walked in and asked, “What type of torch is that?” I answered, “It's oxy/acetylene.” He picked it up and looked at it a bit, then asked, “Does that get hot enough […]Read more