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HVAC Know It All Podcast

252 EpisodesProduced by HVAC Know It All Website

The HVAC Know It All podcast is hosted by me, Gary McCreadie. These are my thoughts, my jobs, my tools....This is my HVAC life.

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Residential Duct Sizing w/Dr. Allison Bailes

January 11th, 2022

52:11

Let's forget "rules of thumb" for a minute and listen to Dr. Allison Bailes on how to properly size a duct in a residential application. First …

Sales Scripts Are Not The Solution

January 7th, 2022

12:36

To say that I get a little frustrated with companies that put their techs through sales training rather than technical training is 100% true. If a tech understands the trade well from a technical stand point, no selling …

Remote Testing And Diagnostics Of HVAC Equipment w/Bob Tonner

December 28th, 2021

58:38

We speak to Bob Tonner, CEO of Aviexx, about remote testing and diagnostics of HVAC equipment using the Aviexx platform. NiceJob for reputation marketing https://nicejob.grsm.io Pump

Merry Christmas HVACers!

December 24th, 2021

9:07

I just wanted to send out a heart felt holiday greeting to all the great HVACers out there! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Safe and happy …

On Site Pump Maintenance, Service and Pump Curve Troubleshooting w/Joe Tibando

December 19th, 2021

53:42

We speak to Joe about on site service and maintenance of pumps and shaft seals. We also talk pump curves and how to use them for troubleshooting purposes. NiceJob for reputation marketing https://nicejob.grsm.io Pump …

Blower Door Testing w/Sam Myers

December 17th, 2021

47:33

We speak to Sam Myers from Retrotec regarding blower door testing and how it can help determine buidling infiltration rate and assist in proper load …

Flame Rectification And How To Check A Flame Signal

December 9th, 2021

13:31

We discuss flame rectification and how it works. Check out this video explaining how to check flame a flame signal. https://youtu.be/gV7vjjtpJ5c. Check out this article that explains flame rectification in more detail

Home Performance w/Nate Adams

December 8th, 2021

57:45

Home performance seems to be a growing niche in the HVAC industry. It utilizes the concept of science to design, maintain, and remedy chronic comfort issues within a home. We also talk to Nate about HVAC 2.0. NiceJob …

Pillars Of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

December 3rd, 2021

18:24

We cover the pillars of indoor air quality (IAQ). Check out this detailed article. https://www.hvacknowitall.com/blogs/blog/670018-indoor-air-monitoring-to-increase-iaq#.YaorYlNyaDY NiceJob for reputation marketing

Refrigeration Mentorship w/Trevor Matthews

November 25th, 2021

55:11

We catch up with Trevor on his new journey, teaching refrigeration and mentoring technicians. https://refrigerationmentor.com/ NiceJob for reputation marketing https://nicejob.grsm.io Simplified TXV Infographic

Ethical HVAC Sales

November 22nd, 2021

13:09

A quick episode on ethical HVAC sales, and how to build customer relationships.

Process Chillers w/Martin King

November 19th, 2021

58:05

On this episode we speak with Martin King of https://www.processchilleracademy.com/. We discuss what a process chiller is and how it works. NiceJob for reputation marketing https://nicejob.grsm.io

Heat Pumps and Reversing Valves

November 11th, 2021

20:38

A short but detailed discussion on heat pumps and reversing valves. NiceJob for reputation marketing https://nicejob.grsm.io

Ventilation and Energy Recovery w/Brian Stinnett

November 10th, 2021

53:21

We speak with Brian Stinnett from Oxygen8, an ERV manufacturer based in Vancouver, BC, about the importance of ventilation and energy recovery inside buidlings. NiceJob for reputation marketing https://nicejob.grsm.io

The HVAC Consultant w/ Tim DeStasio

November 5th, 2021

1:02:22

Great conversation with Tim DeStasio from Southern Comfort Consulting And Service on how he chose his career path and his dediction to HVAC …

HVAC Motor Discussion w/Chris Beaton and Cory Soetaert

October 29th, 2021

42:59

We chat with Chris and Cory from emotorsdirect.ca about some different motors commonly used in the HVAC industry and how they function. NiceJob for reputation marketing https://nicejob.grsm.io How HVAC Motors Work …

Net Zero Emissions by 2050 w/Roberto Bosco

October 23rd, 2021

44:11

To reduce carbon emmisons, manufacturers in the HVAC industry have been tasked to provide more efficient equipment to help reach net zero by 2050. NiceJob for reputation marketing https://nicejob.grsm.io

Providing HVAC Tech Support w/Bryan Johnson

October 14th, 2021

1:06:23

We catch up with Bryan Johnson from Bluon to discuss their tech support platform through the Bluon app. We share tech support stories that have helped others in the HVAC/R field. NiceJob for reputation marketing

Controlling IAQ Devices w/Ben Reed

October 8th, 2021

56:07

On this episode we speak to Ben Reed from Haven IAQ about controlling IAQ devices using Haven's Central Control Monitor. NiceJob for reputation …

Why Do Evaporators Freeze?

September 30th, 2021

22:24

On this short podcast we discuss why evaporators in air conditioning applications freeze. NiceJob for reputation marketing https://nicejob.grsm.io

Economizer Basics

September 28th, 2021

22:32

Let's talk economizer basics...Dampers, actuator, sensors and controller. If you know the components and theory behind them, economizers are not as …

Design Envelope Pump Control - Equipment Giveaway w/Mohit Kant

September 24th, 2021

38:26

We speak with Mohit Kant from Armstrong Fluid Technologies regarding the Design Envelope Pump Controller and the current giveaway to get it into the …

HVAC Longevity or the "Manly" Approach?

September 15th, 2021

20:02

On this quick micro podcast we discuss why the "manly" approach isn't always the best approach for health and physical longevity in the trade. NiceJob for reputation marketing https://nicejob.grsm.io Tugboat Compressor …

HVAC Execution

September 14th, 2021

16:26

To be the best at your craft, the HVAC tech/installer must apply a great deal of execution and confidence. NiceJob for reputation marketing https://nicejob.grsm.io

HVAC Install Life w/Jeff Demassari

September 11th, 2021

40:39

We talk to Jeff Demassari about his life as an HVAC install tech and his passion to perfect the little details. NiceJob for reputation marketing https://nicejob.grsm.io

Love and Marriage...and HVACing w/Ronnie and Katrina Roberts

September 5th, 2021

53:05

We talk to Ronnie and Katrina Roberts, owners of Heritage Air in Texas, about their life together running a business, and also running service and install together. NiceJob for reputation marketing

Bearing, Pulley and Blower Wheel Changes

August 28th, 2021

34:45

On this podcast we talk bearing, pulley and blower wheel changes. These jobs can get difficult, especially in the removal process. I speak on my …

VRF vs. Hydronics w/Kazi Nasir

August 20th, 2021

42:03

On this episode, Kazi Nasir from Armstrong Fluid Technologies chats with us about VRF vs. Hydronics in today's current landscape in the HVAC …

The State Of The Industry Round Table w/Andrew A Portelli Matthew Showers and Jamie Christensen

August 13th, 2021

1:32:30

We talk about the current state of the HVAC and Refrigeration industry on a few levels. Pay, training, equipment and tools are some of the main …

Boiler, Chiller and Cooling Tower Maintenance Considerations w/Tony Furst and Peter Wolff

August 1st, 2021

1:02:22

Tony and Peter from Armstrong Fluid Technology join us for a round table discussion on hydronic maintenance of boilers, chillers and cooling towers. …

Growing An HVAC Business In Today's World w/Jake Gibson

July 23rd, 2021

53:01

We catch up with Jake Gibson, CEO of Phyxter, to talk about his journey in launching and building Vernon Air Conditioning. He reveals how he grew …

Geothermal And The Electrification Of Homes And Buildings w/Jeff Hunter

July 16th, 2021

48:29

We speak to Jeff Hunter from Evolved Thermal Energy about the benefits of geothermal space conditioning and the electrification of buildings and …

White-Rodgers All-Spark Universal Ignition Control w/Austin Cibulka

July 9th, 2021

49:36

White-Rodgers recently released their new universal ignition control, the All-Spark. We talk to Austin Cibulka about the control and its benefits. …

Shaft Alignment w/Tony Furst

June 25th, 2021

1:10:01

We catch up with Tony Furst from Armstrong and talk pump shaft alignment and its importance. NiceJob for reputation marketing https://nicejob.grsm.io

Factors To Consider When Choosing Employment

June 22nd, 2021

31:51

On this podcast I role solo to talk about the many factors involved when choosing employment in HVAC/R and the skilled trades. NiceJob for reputation …

Internal Scroll Compressor Protection w/Don Gillis

June 18th, 2021

50:20

Don Gillis from Emerson joins us to talk internal compressor protection, focusing on scroll compressors. NiceJob for reputation marketing

Reputation Marketing and Online Reviews To Grow Your Business w/Shawn Hill

June 11th, 2021

56:37

We talk to Shawn Hill from NiceJob about reputation marketing and online reviews and how they can help to grow your skilled trades business. NiceJob for reputation marketing https://nicejob.grsm.io

The Ins And Outs Of Superheat w/Jamie Kitchen

June 11th, 2021

1:04:29

We talk to Jamie Kitchen from Danfoss. He schools us on superheat. NiceJob for reputation marketing https://nicejob.grsm.io.

Hydronic Circulators w/Peter Wolff

June 3rd, 2021

59:18

We talk to Peter Wolff from Armstrong regarding hydronic circulators. We get Peter's take on circulators vs. pumps and circulator applications. …

Compressor Pre Inspection

May 27th, 2021

25:11

Compressor pre inspection is super important before installation. Checking specs, winding resistance and oil charge are all important things that are overlooked at times. Check out the video https://youtu.be/7D3WBwagT7g

Building Retrofits - Hydronic Systems w/Mohit Kant

May 21st, 2021

47:25

Building retrofits will gain some traction in the coming years as the demand to go green gets stronger. We talk to Mohit Kant from Armstrong Fluid …

Process of Refrigerant Leak Checking

May 12th, 2021

31:27

Let's talk about refrigerant leak checking, how to determine if there is a leak, how to find them and methods to fix them. Check out NiceJob for reputation marketing https://nicejob.grsm.io/HVACKnowItAllPodcast Danfoss …

Supply House Life w/Darrell Tomie

May 8th, 2021

46:18

On this episode we speak to Darrell Tomie, branch director at the Master Group. We discuss supply house life and deep dive into what it's like having a career behind the counter. master.ca Check out NiceJob

Why Back Up Is Important With Critical Equipment

April 30th, 2021

23:19

I'm on the road on this episode, discussing equipment back up for critical enviroments and why it's important. Check out NiceJob https://nicejob.grsm.io/HVACKnowItAllPodcast Indoor Air Monitoring article

Whole Home Indoor Air Monitoring w/Ben Reed

April 25th, 2021

52:42

We talk to Ben Reed VP of Products at Haven IAQ by Tzoa about whole home indoor air monitoring and how it can help choose the right IAQ solution. …

Oil Failure Controls and Oil Return

April 20th, 2021

21:36

Oil failure controls are misunderstood in my experience and they rarely fail, it's usually an oil failure issue that causes them to trip. Here is the …

Refrigeration Press Fittings w/Paul Schubert

April 17th, 2021

1:03:09

Paul Schubert from Rapid Locking System joins us to talk about refrigeration press tools and press fittings.

Educating The Customer To Your Advantage

April 9th, 2021

17:38

When you build rapport with a customer and consistently educate them on their building and equipment, it will provide you an advantage over the competition.

Vertical Grow Rooms w/Steven Landry

April 5th, 2021

1:05:54

I speak to Steven Landry from Cannabis Mechanical about his journey through the HVAC/R trade and his experience building vertical grow rooms.

Brain Injuries And The Trades w/Mark Foster

March 26th, 2021

53:49

I had an opportunity to get to know Mark and his wife Sonia on this episode. Mark has what's called Thalamic Cavernoma, a brain mass that ruptured from a work accident. The accident lead to a stroke and now Mark is …

Chiller Plant Optimization, What Is It? w/Andrei Hari

March 20th, 2021

1:01:47

We talk to Andrei Hari from Armstong about chiller plant optimization.

In House Hospital HVACing And A Side Hustle Educator w/Brandi Ferenc

March 13th, 2021

49:29

Great chat with Brandi on her move to an in house hospital HVAC and Refrigeration role. We also talk about her side gig as a part time educator in …

Walk-In Box Condenser and Evaporator Location and Piping Considerations w/John Broughton

March 9th, 2021

43:01

Walk-in box design is super important for the operation and longevity of the system. On this episode we focus on placement of condensers, condensing units, evaporators and piping practices.

Hydronic Commissioning w/Tony Furst

March 2nd, 2021

1:06:37

Great conversation with Tony Furst from Armstrong on hydronic commissioning, commissioning agents and final start up.

Tandem And Trio Compressor Sets w/Trevor Matthews

February 25th, 2021

57:43

Trevor graces my presence once again to talk tandem and trio compressors sets and how they work.

Cooling Tower Maintenance w/Kevin Cherewaty

February 18th, 2021

45:31

I finally catch up with Kevin to talk cooling towers and tower maintenance.

A2L And Other Flammable Refrigerants w/Peter Capuciati and Bryan Johnson

February 12th, 2021

50:53

Interesting times await us with the changing regulations to refrigerants. We need to be in the know when it comes to their flammability and safety …

Blower Wheel Imbalance

February 12th, 2021

13:05

On this micro podcast, I discuss blower wheel imbalance and how it can happen. Check out the short YouTube vid as well! https://youtu.be/JjKRnjNCgTg

Tools Invented By Technicians And Supco TradeFox w/Jim Adcox

February 9th, 2021

1:06:22

Jim Adox from Supco tells us about the TradeFox brand, how it started and how it's helping technicians in the field bring their tool invention ideas …

Ammonia Compliance And Jobs Gone Wrong w/Shane O'Connor

February 2nd, 2021

1:08:05

We talk to Shane about his experience in ammonia refrigeration over the last 20 years. Shane discusses his new ammonia compliance company and shares some stories of jobs that didn't go so well from a safety standpoint. …

Air Conditioning In Low Ambient Conditions

January 25th, 2021

25:30

Operating air conditioning in colder weather (low ambient) can have its challenges but it's doable if you have the correct knowledge and education to …

From Croatian Plumber To German Trane Technician w/Marinko Kusenic

January 21st, 2021

58:32

Great story from Marinko on his journey as a plumber into HVAC. Marinko talks about a his burn out and hospitalization and how he recovered, moved to Germany and began working at Trane. Check out the annealing vid

Single Phase and Three Phase Compressor Electrics w/Trevor Matthews

January 18th, 2021

1:18:36

Trevor Matthews from Emerson gets back on the podcast to talk three phase and single phase compressor electrics.

Skilled Trades Mobile Applications: Blue Collar Guru and HVAC Know It All

January 14th, 2021

17:38

This podcast is a public service announcement to give an update on Blue Collar Guru and the HVAC Know It All App.

Control Voltage Transformers and How To Protect Them

January 8th, 2021

11:34

It is very important to protect control voltage transformers with a fuse or breaker. If there is ever a short in a the low voltage circuit, the fuse …

Industrial Refrigeration w/Joshua Rees

December 30th, 2020

48:59

We hooked up with Josh Rees to talk industrial refrigeration and the differences between it and HVAC. We talked about oil loss in screw chillers and flooded evaporators. Here is the article written by Josh

The Refrigeration Cycle Explained

December 22nd, 2020

31:10

The refrigeration cycle is not the most exciting topic in the world and I kinda felt that while talking into the mic. However, the refrigeration cycle is super important to understand and this is my take on the …

Parker Sporlan Zoom Lock Education w/Herb Schupp and Emily Morello

December 18th, 2020

57:08

I got the chance to learn about the Parker Sporlan Zoom Lock with Emily and Herb. Since I had never used the tool myself I had many questions. Herb …

Hot Gas Defrost w/A Rapid Cycle Solenoid Valve

December 16th, 2020

28:03

A recent service call lead to me to a faulty rapid cycle solenoid valve used in hot gas defrost. The solenoid valve was slightly bypassing causing an …

Compressor Overheat, Liquid Injection and CO2 Refrigerant w/Don Gillis

December 11th, 2020

1:18:32

Compressor overheat is the number one cause of compressor failure. We talk to Don Gillis from Emerson regarding this and we also get into a conversation about CO2 as a refrigerant. Check out www.hvacknowitall.com for …

Compressor Failure w/Trevor Matthews and Matt Waxer

December 4th, 2020

1:11:18

On this episode Trevor Matthews from Emerson and HVAC Tech Matt Waxer hop on with me, we chat about compressor failures and how to prevent them. Check out www.hvacknowitall.com for articles and tips.

High Limit Switch and Spark Ignitor Troubleshooting

December 1st, 2020

23:32

On this episode we discuss a high limit switch and spark ignitor that were diagnosed as faulty through a series of troubleshooting steps. Check out …

A General Guide To HVAC/R Troubleshooting

November 27th, 2020

50:13

In this episode we talk about needed tools to perform a diagnosis, sequence of operation, and the steps to completing a successful HVAC/R service …

Working On Your Business Instead Of In Your Business w/Danielle Putnam

November 20th, 2020

1:06:53

Danielle brings it in this episode, we discuss how to move out of working in your business to working on your business and implementing processes to make it thrive. To receive a free process writing guide from Danielle …

Mini Split Installation w/Gerry Wagner

November 13th, 2020

1:00:06

On this episode we talk to Gerry, VP of HVAC Technical Training at Tradewinds Climate Systems Inc. Gerry and I discuss mini split installation from start to finish. Check out the www.hvacknowitall.com for HVAC articles …

Chiller Evacuation Set Up

November 11th, 2020

19:46

On this episode we discuss evacuation on a 75 ton McQuay chiller. Check out the article and videos

Large Scale HVAC Project Management w/Jessie Hernandez

November 7th, 2020

53:04

We talk to Jessie about her role as a VP and HVAC project manager. Jessie reveals her day to day experiences in dealing with inspectors, her crew and …

Residential Flood Protection w/Steven Foss and Brandon Bruce from Stream Labs

November 1st, 2020

46:49

We talk to Steve and Brandon about their product from Stream Labs that will help prevent flood damage in a home and detect micro water leaks. Save 8% …

Crawl Spaces, Attics and Sales w/Reyna O'neill

October 23rd, 2020

55:00

I had a great chat with Reyna about her career in the HVAC field, we talked about her hospitalization from attic heat exhaustion and her transition into sales.

Money As A Tool w/Caleb Guilliams

October 16th, 2020

53:08

I take the opportunity to speak with Caleb about money and finances. Using money as a tool rather than chasing it is beneficial to all of us within …

Skilled Trades Health and Wellness w/Dave Elliot

October 13th, 2020

1:08:08

I talk to Dave about how we can be healthier individuals in the trades. It's important when you're young to preserve the body to increase your longevity.

Building A Skilled Trades Business The Right Way w/Daniel Guest

October 7th, 2020

51:47

I get a great opportunity to speak with Daniel, a triumphant ambassador for the skilled trades, a thoughtful leader and community advocate that is …

She's A Nerdy Girl Mechanic w/Sara Benoy

October 2nd, 2020

56:05

On this episode we get to know Sara, we learn about her nerdyness, her love for mechanical work and and her transition into the HVAC field. Sara also …

Why Did The Roll Out Trip?

September 24th, 2020

8:57

I pulled some audio from a service call I did last winter. The unit roll out switch had previously tripped and and was off again. Here are the steps …

NATE CHP-5 Exams w/Anthony Spagnoli

September 18th, 2020

40:36

We talk to Tony from Nate about their new CHP-5 exams that were released on July 1 2020. The 5 exams cover HVAC service, install, electrical, …

Virtual HVAC Training w/Doug Donovan from Interplay Learning

September 16th, 2020

48:43

Very cool conversation with Doug about his virtual, on demand training platform. VR training is catching on and could be the go to for many …

Smart Home Filtration w/Michael Petgrave

September 14th, 2020

42:41

In this episode we talk to Michael about the Alvi filter, how it was born, how it works and how it performs compared to the standard pleated filter. …

How To Change Your Vacuum Pump Oil and When

September 10th, 2020

9:58

It's debatable when to change your vacuum pump oil but no matter what method you use to make your decision, it still needs to be done. In this quickie podcast we talk Chang that and offer some tips to make your change …

Heated Drive Way Install And The Rapping Plumber w/Danny Gronendyke

September 9th, 2020

58:32

We talk to Danny G about his life as a plumber, a snow melt system he installed for his driveway and a unique rapping talent he is taking to new …

Open Breaker And Finding The Fault

August 28th, 2020

20:07

On this episode I take you on another serivce call with me as I investigate an open breaker and find the fault. Here is the YouTube video link so you …

Carrier RTU Service Call - Compressor Won't Start

August 21st, 2020

12:43

This podcast uses some extracted audio from a repair video of a Carrier RTU. The problem and repair were simple but not simple if you haven't experienced that specific issue yet. I also include a tip to get you going in …

Organic Refrigeration Discussion w/ Chris Caissie

August 19th, 2020

55:43

On this episode we talk to Chris about refrigeration. We get into defrost, drain heaters, differences between AC and refrigeration and head master …

Charging Refrigerant As A Liquid w/Bryan Johnson

August 14th, 2020

15:08

When charging refrigerant as liquid, we must take caution to ensure we aren't adding too much at once through the suction line to avoid liquid slugging of the compressor. Bryan Johnson from Bluon technical support joins …

Work Life Balance And Why It's Important

August 9th, 2020

10:03

Stress is a silent killer and can creep up in many forms and cause an array of health issues. It's important to find a work life balance...Before you burn out.

Kansas City HVACing w/Hannah Dahlor

July 31st, 2020

1:04:19

From the get go, off the hop, however you wanna phrase it, Hannah brings it on this podcast. Another female in the skilled trades that is dedicated and going places. Hannah also has a very interesting hobby we learn …

Troubleshooting Overcharge, Undercharge and Liquid Line Restrictions

July 24th, 2020

21:34

On this episode I go through some common refrigerant side issues and how to troubleshoot them in the field. Supco M500 video https://youtu.be/wMG_E0sS2yk

1st Year Apprentice And The Family Business w/Jessica Bannister

July 17th, 2020

46:35

We speak to Jess about her switch over to HVAC/R apprentice from an administrative role and how she plans to take over the family business with her …

When Is It Time To Switch Companies?

July 11th, 2020

17:29

All HVAC techs out there wonder if the grass is greener somewhere else. No one really knows until the switch is made, but...Here are some factors that may help you decide if a switch is in the cards.

Closed Loop Water Treatment w/Garett Selestow and Darren Wilkinson

July 3rd, 2020

55:53

We chat with Garett and Darren about closed loop water treatment systems, how to set them up and maintain a healthy system. We also talk about the X-Pot system and how it works. CompanyCam

The Perfect Technician Academy w/Dr. Thomas Moorman

June 26th, 2020

58:10

We speak with Dr. Thomas Moorman, Provost of the Perfect Technician Academy about how the academy operates to help create skilled trades workers with a focus on military veterans. CompanyCam

HVAC Self Help Tips

June 19th, 2020

14:48

Quikie podcast on how to seek out info, types of resources available and what you can do on your own to help your progression in HVAC. CompanyCam https://companycam.com/hvacknowitall Navac  https://navacglobal.com/

Four Trades One Man w/Jonathan Diaczun

June 18th, 2020

1:19:45

We talk to Jonathan, who lives in Edmonton, Alberta. Jonathan holds 3 licenses, plumbing, gas, and sheet metal and is currently in an apprenticeship …

From Four Year Degree To HVAC w/Matt Showers

June 11th, 2020

1:11:37

We get to learn about Matt and his journey from college degree to HVAC tech. We hit on some other topics like hierarchy within small companies, and …

Skilled Trades Coaching w/Ken (Coach) Midgett

June 4th, 2020

1:06:11

On this episode we talk to Ken about when and where we should start promoting the trades to young kids. We talk about the rise of women in trades and …

The Right Service Call Approach

May 27th, 2020

16:55

Quick micro podcast on how to approach a service call and what should be checked before moving on to the next step. CompanyCam

Walk-In Box Education w/John Broughton

May 19th, 2020

35:36

I talk to John Broughton from Danfoss to discuss walk in box construction, design considerations, defrost, and refrigerants. Sign up for the Danfoss …

Indoor Air Quality And UV Lights w/Brandon Glancy

May 12th, 2020

1:21:21

I speak to Brandon Glancy of Aprilaire about the main factors of indoor air quality. We touch on UV lights, as they are a polarizing topic at the …

Covid 19 HVACing in NYC, On Call Schedules and Aaon Discussion w/Mike Clark and Matt Waxer

May 5th, 2020

1:30:05

I get together with Mike and Matt, previous guests of the show. Mike tells us about his journey through Covid 19 in New York City, we discuss on call …

Sensi Predict And Measure Quick w/Brian Feenie and Jim Bergmann

April 27th, 2020

1:05:07

We speak to Brian Feenie of Emerson and Jim Bergmann from Measure Quick to find out more about Sensi Predict. In essence, Sensi Predict uses 10 sensors to monitor HVAC system performance over time to help predict …

Air Flow Ignorant: No More w/Will Clayton

April 21st, 2020

1:04:17

It was super awesome to talk with air flow expert Will Clayton on air flow test and balance methods. I learned a ton and so will you. My YouTube …

Blue Collar Tech Support By: Blue Collar Guru

April 16th, 2020

17:46

So...I've gone and done it. I'm all in with my app idea to help connect the blue collar industry. An industry that is in need of constant information …

Creating Solutions For The HVAC Industry w/Mike Mabry and Will Frey From Bluon

April 14th, 2020

53:55

Will and Mike pop onto the podcast to discuss many interesting topics including slashed budgets for new equipment, tech support, and unique solution …

Ecobee Home IQ w/Andy Kahn And Rob Cammalleri

April 8th, 2020

58:31

We chat with Andy and Rob about Ecobee products, Home IQ and solutions for residential and commercial applications. Company Cam.

Social Distancing For Mechanical Trades Via Technology w/Aaron Salow From XOi Technologies

April 2nd, 2020

49:29

We speak to Aaron Salow from XOi Technologies on how their platform can help with social distancing for the mechanical trades. Aaron has also put …

My First HVAC Job

March 30th, 2020

16:33

As I drove by the first shop I ever worked at, the memories came storming back. These are a couple of stories from my first HVAC job. Navac https://navacglobal.com/

Testo https://www.testo.com/en-US/

Bluon 

IoT Water Management w/Adam Bartman From Reed

March 27th, 2020

54:25

We talk to Adam about his journey as a plumber and creating a water management solution from scratch. Navac https://navacglobal.com/

Testo 

Excellent HVAC Round Table Discussion w/Ken Goodrich and Matt Waxer

March 19th, 2020

1:28:05

What a great discussion with Ken Goodrich, CEO of Goettl Air Conditioning and Matt Waxer, a PHD in developmental cognitive neuroscience and now HVAC Tech. We discuss system building, new automated meaurement methods and …

8 Steps To A Successful Service Call w/Greg Fox

March 12th, 2020

1:02:53

I get the priviledge to speak with Greg Fox from Fox Family HVAC and we get his thoughts on how to start and complete a service call successfully. …

Respect Thy Electrical w/Frank Bond

March 5th, 2020

50:31

Great discussion with Frank on a few topics pertaining to electrical safey, electrical tools and anecdotal discussion. Free CMPX passes, use code …

Frozen Coils Will Kill Evaporator Efficiency

March 1st, 2020

6:08

On this quick micro podcast I cover a call I responded to on a Darwin Chamber that was not reaching set point. Check out the video https://youtu.be/Dfj99DSYaWs. Navac https://navacglobal.com/

Testo 

HVAC Commercial Sales w/ Daniel Allison

February 28th, 2020

46:15

On this podcast I chat with Daniel about his positive outlook on life and HVAC commerical sales. https://infogram.com/danfosscool

Oil Sands HVACing w/Ivan Dykeman

February 19th, 2020

48:45

I speak to Ivan about his experience as an oil sands HVAC technician in Alberta Canada. Navac https://navacglobal.com/

Testo 

High Superheat High Discharge Temperature - Not Good

February 11th, 2020

18:42

On this episode, I go over call a recent call I was on. The compressor of a heater/chiller was shutting down during process, let's find out why. Navac https://navacglobal.com/

Testo https://www.testo.com/en-US/

Bluon 

Loving HVAC After Battling Addiction w/ Rob Vanalst

February 7th, 2020

49:41

I got to talk to Rob about his struggle and journey through addiction, how he overcame it and how he is now HVACing with the rest of us. Navac https://navacglobal.com/

Testo https://www.testo.com/en-US/

Bluon 

HVAC Business Start Up From A Three Year Owner w/Stephen Dorst

February 1st, 2020

43:11

On this episode we speak to Stephen Dorst, owner of Pro Air in the San Francisco area. He talks about his journey on starting up his HVAC business. Danfoss YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/DanfossGroup. …

R22 Replacement Refrigerant Podcast w/Jed Kennedy and Nate Facine

January 30th, 2020

48:18

On this episode we speak to Jed and Nate from Bluon about their R22 replacment TdX 20 (R458A). XOi Technologies

Commercial HVAC Service Manager Chat w/Jason Urich

January 25th, 2020

56:07

On this episode we talk with Jason about his role as a commercial HVAC service manager. Save 8% on your purchase at https://www.trutechtools.com/

Pump Cavitation and Impeller Damage w/Peter Wolff

January 18th, 2020

30:07

On this episode we talk with Peter Wolff from Armstrong Fluid Technology. We discuss, pump cavitation and the damage it can cause to pump impellers. …

From Battling Depression To Badass HVACer w/Scott Kline

January 13th, 2020

58:38

On this episode, we speak to Scott Kline, a senior HVAC technician out of Pennsylvania. Scott hit hard times in his younger years suffering from depression and contemplated taking his own life. Scott has offered up …

Random HVAC Thoughts Part 2

January 8th, 2020

19:49

On this episode I discuss randomly, static electricity when charging through a manifold, R22 replacement plans, and high limit switch propaganda. …

Escaping War And Becoming HVAC w/Nevil Milcevic

January 4th, 2020

46:42

Listen to Nevil's story about how he escaped the Croatian Civil War as a child and reunited with his father. Nevil learned through each of his struggles and eventually became an HVAC technician...A must listen! Testo …

Firing Valve Tip and Fresh Air Damper Problem

December 31st, 2019

13:48

On this episode, I go through a couple of recent service calls, one where I utilized the firing valve. I also walk through a problem and fix on a fresh air damper (Economizer) problem. Housecall Pro

Down East HVAC w/Liz Sandwith

December 21st, 2019

43:51

On this episode we talk with Liz Sandwith, a Candian HVAC Tech. We talk about her story and achievements as she works along side her husband, also an HVAC Tech. Yellow …

Defrost Time Clock Problem

December 18th, 2019

15:46

On this episode I cover a recent service call that had me frustrated with a freezer defrost time clock circuit. …

Running An HVAC Company At 24 w/Callen Kusmik

December 14th, 2019

30:45

We talk to Callen about his experience running a mid sized HVAC comapny at 24 years of age. Save 8% at https://www.trutechtools.com/ using promo code …

Generating Business In The Skilled Trades With Personal Branding and SEO w/Matt Bertram

December 10th, 2019

56:35

We talk to Matt Bertram about self branding and search engine optimization to generate more business in the skilled trades. Testo Fall Promo https://www.testo.com/en-US/products/Company_news_campaigns_autumn-19_promo

After Hours Low Voltage Short

December 6th, 2019

13:56

Low voltage electrical shorts can be difficult to track. Add in after hours, snow, working in the dark and it's a perfect storm for a good HVAC …

Combustion Analysis w/Jim Bergmann

December 4th, 2019

35:56

On this episode I pick Jim's brain on some combustion analysis tips and best practices. Save 8% on your purchase at

Manufacturer "Voids" The Warranty Discussion w/Bryan Orr

November 28th, 2019

49:21

In this episode, Bryan and I hook up to discuss why technicians take so much stock in the, "it will void the warranty" if you do this...or do that! …

Business Management Solutions w/Jake Gibson from Phyxter

November 27th, 2019

41:32

On this episode I speak to Jake about his journey from HVAC tech to the app/software business. Phyxter came from an idea and is now being executed to help HVAC techs and business owners. Check out the Phyxter app and …

Extensive Product Testing and Air Flow Tool Reviews

November 22nd, 2019

21:34

In this episode I break down the extensive testing I have done on AC Smart Seal Quick Shot. I also give a quick review of the Testo 410i rotating vane anemometer and the Testo 405i hot wire anemometer. AC Smart …

HVAC Entertainment w/Chris Keddie

November 20th, 2019

1:07:05

Chris and I discuss his HVAC story and how he has found a calling entertaining us with his wit, humour and love for music...Keeping the content HVAC related. Use promo …

Manufacturer Warranty Rant

November 13th, 2019

14:35

Voiding manufacturer warranty.... Are you willing to step outside your comfort zone when a solution may result in voiding warranty? I give my …

Flame Sensor Issues and Important Electrical Saftey Tip

November 8th, 2019

10:33

On this podcast I cover a real important safety tip that every tech should be aware of. I also discuss indoor environments that could potentially …

How Condenser Flood Back Controls Work To Maintain Head Pressure In Low Ambient Conditions

November 7th, 2019

19:51

On this episode I speak about condenser flood back controls and how they work to maintain system head pressure in low ambient conditions. We cover …

Carbon Monoxide PPM Facts And UEI Carbon Monoxide Meter Reveiw

November 1st, 2019

14:58

Carbon monoxide is a silent killer, having personal protection against it is a non discussion for HVAC techs. I run a quick review on the UEI Wireless Carbon Monoxide Meter and discuss some CO facts as it pertains to …

Calculating Actual Heat Output Of An RTU

October 29th, 2019

12:39

In this episode I run through an exercise that had me using the Testo 405i and 605i Smart Probes to determine the actual heat output of a rooftop unit. Testo Smart Probes https://www.testo.com/en-US/products/smartprobes

Blue Collar Woman w/Melissa Yarb

October 25th, 2019

34:42

The skilled trades are quickly filling up with females, this is not only refreshing but a glimpse into the future of the "Blue Collar" industry. I …

New Part Failure, Or Something Else?

October 22nd, 2019

9:21

On this micro podcast I go through some recent troubleshooting on a Lennox Packaged Rooftop Unit. The main control board on the unit originally would …

The Inquiring Mind Of An HVAC Apprentice w/Chase Jacht

October 17th, 2019

39:31

I talk to Chase Jacht, a 23 year old HVAC apprentice out of the Atlanta area who has impressed me with his online inquires, prompting him to learn …

Make Up Air Units: A Quick Discussion

October 15th, 2019

11:10

In this episode I touch on make up air units, applications, types and a job I did back in day, where I wired in sail switches to interlocking exhaust fans. Testo 317-3

Using A Hiring Platform To Find Skilled Trade Opportunities w/Steven Gurley from Hirago.com

October 11th, 2019

38:32

I speak to Steven Gurley, co-founder of https://www.hirago.com/ about how he transitioned from Hollywood to helping skilled trades companies. We …

How Paperless Dispatching Systems Help: An Honest Review w/ Texas from Texas

October 9th, 2019

17:42

In this episode we speak with Texas, an HVAC business owner from Texas. He gives us a complete and honest review of Housecall Pro dispatching and invoicing software and how it has helped his business. Housecall Pro

Filter Drier Best Practices and Myths w/Henry Papa

October 4th, 2019

39:28

I talk to Henry Papa from Parker Sporlan about filter drier best practices and myths. Great episode. Hirago.com "Best In Trade" Testo 300

Cheaper Is Not Always Better

September 30th, 2019

17:07

In this episode I speak on a recent experience that directly effects my life as a service tech. Customers looking for a cheaper price should beware. …

My HVAC Life w/Josh Zolin

September 27th, 2019

47:06

The tables are turned, I am interviewed by Josh Zolin on his, Blue Is The New White Podcast. Josh asked me some great questions during the interview …

Using A Megger

September 25th, 2019

10:18

I've pulled put my megohmmeter on many occasions and it's proven to be valuable everytime. Listen as I go through this service call step by step. …

The Future Of Tech Support Created By Vision w/Aaron Salow

September 19th, 2019

44:00

I talk with Aaron Salow of XOi Technologies about their Vision platform and how it's changing the landscape of tech support in the Electrical and …

TXV Stuck Open

September 16th, 2019

16:01

I discuss a recent call where the TX valve was causing a flooded evaporator due to over feeding. Listen as I go through the symptoms. Testo Smart Probes

No Refrigerant Gauges No Worries w/Jim Bergmann

September 13th, 2019

1:08:48

I talk to Jim Bergmann about not using refrigerant gauges on systems when performing air conditioning preventative maintenance. We discuss how Measure Quick can help speed things up with its non evasive testing. …

A Non Condensables Story

September 10th, 2019

8:50

A story of my first experience with non condensables, how it was fixed and why I'll never forget to use a solenoid magnet ever again. Use promo code …

Technicians And Human Skills w/Brigham Dickinson

September 6th, 2019

44:26

Brigham Dickinson of Power Selling Pros brings us an interesting conversation regarding technicians and their human skills and reaching customers on an emotional level. Yellow Jacket Digital Torque Wrench

The Confident Technician

September 3rd, 2019

9:15

Confidence as an HVAC technician is crucial to your success but it must be built over time through experience and mistakes. Navac Battery Powered …

Navac HVAC Tool Education w/Kevan Mayer

August 28th, 2019

50:30

Kevan hops on the podcast to talk Navac products in an educational way. We talk recovery machines, vacuum pumps and evacuation procedures, smart …

Portable Air Conditioner Call

August 27th, 2019

6:39

A small two ton portable air conditioning unit threw me for a loop. It was cycling on and off after a condensate pump clean out. Listen to how I …

Danfoss Learning And Danfoss Apps w/Brian Dail

August 22nd, 2019

30:58

In this episode we hook up with Brian Dail of Danfoss to discuss the Magnetic Tool App, The TXV Superhear Tuner App and Danfoss Learing modules. …

My Residential Service Call

August 21st, 2019

9:10

A good friend needed help with her AC after calling in an HVAC company that walked away leaving the system off and zero options going forward. I …

Micro Podcast Nitrogen Brazing And Why We Do It

August 16th, 2019

7:06

In this micro episode, we talk about the advantages of nitrogen brazing. Why it is a must these days and what can happen if we don't practice this method. Testo 300 https://www.testo.com/en-MY/products/testo-300. XOi …

BlueCollar Round Table

August 9th, 2019

24:00

Got invited by Greg Crumpton, to sit in with himself and Sean Heath of Market Scale to discuss the trades and and blue collar industries.

Social Media As An HVAC Tool w/Eric Vanderford

August 2nd, 2019

35:24

We hook up with Eric to discuss how social media has helped him grow the HVAC company he currently works at. We also chat about how social media can …

Micro Podcast: Single Phase Vs. Three Phase Compressors and Emerson Scott-Tee Three Phase

July 29th, 2019

7:11

On this micro podcast we discuss the difference between single phase and three phase compressor windings. We also touch on the Emerson Scott-Tee three phase compressor.

HVAC Life Micro Podcast: New YJ Temperature Strap and Double Checking Parts At The Supply House

July 22nd, 2019

3:03

Yellow Jacket has just launched their new temperature strap and is compatible with the P51 digital gauges and Mantooth Probes. Check all parts before the leave the supply house to ensure they're correct is a must these …

Work Order Software w/Roland Lightenberg

July 20th, 2019

40:57

In this episode we talk with Roland Lightenberg, co-founder of Housecall Pro, field service software...or work order software. We discuss the past, …

HVAC Life Micro Podcast: Staying Hydrated

July 15th, 2019

6:10

In hot weather, it's extremely important to say hydrated. I put together some info on this subject to share. Happy HVACing!

Save 8% on your tool …

Standing Tall and Switching Companies w/Jamie Christensen

July 13th, 2019

1:11:46

In this awesome interview with Jamie, we learn about his personal struggles and how he overcame them and broke through to HVAC badass status.   Jamie also shares his experience switching companies and what lead to his …

HVAC Life Micro Podcast: Tachometer Uses And Checking Your Set Ups

July 10th, 2019

6:42

Tachometers can be a very useful tool out in the field to check RPMs (rotations per minute) on motor shafts during troubleshooting or commissioning. …

HVAC Life Micro Podcast: Traffic, Parking and Seagulls

July 9th, 2019

8:52

The first of many HVAC Life Micro Podcasts discussing trade life and the daily grind. On this episode I discuss my experience with driving to and …

Confessions Of An HVAC Apprentice w/Isaias Montes

June 28th, 2019

49:57

Becoming and surviving as an HVAC apprentice can be difficult. With the right approach and mentality success can be achieved. Listen as speak with …

High Rise HVAC w/Mario Gomez

June 19th, 2019

52:04

I get Mario back on the podcast to discuss his experience with high rise HVAC systems and set ups in Los Angels, California.

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Freeze Dryers w/Rob Capello

June 10th, 2019

53:25

On this episode, we speak to Rob Capello regarding freeze dryers, their application, and how they work.

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Blue Collar Take Over w/Josh Zolin

May 29th, 2019

1:09:23

I had a great opportunity to speak with Josh Zolin, CEO of Windy Equipment in Arizona, about his new book, Blue Is The New White: The Best Path To …

Chiller Maintenance w/Brandi Ferenc

May 23rd, 2019

1:07:43

Centrifugal chillers are a specialized part of the HVAC industry and Brandi Ferenc knows her stuff. She takes us through the the steps of chiller maintenance and also explains the Eddy current test.

Save 8% on your …

Vogt Ice Machine Discussion w/Daryl Bird

May 16th, 2019

54:01

I caught up with an old co worker, Daryl Bird. He wanted to talk about his experience with a Vogt ice machine he works on. We also have a short …

Random HVAC Thoughts

May 10th, 2019

44:14

I re-visit the HVAC sixth sense and discuss ways to troubleshoot without tools or gauges. Also, it's okay to make mistakes as long as you learn from …

Science of Leak Bubbles w/John Pastorello

May 4th, 2019

1:16:36

On this episode we speak to John Pastorello, CEO of Refrigeration Technologies about the science behind Big Blu soap bubbles and other products such …

Refrigerant Dangers w/Kevin Gleason

April 29th, 2019

1:17:07

On this episode we talk to HVAC veteran, Kevin Gleason about the dangers of refrigerant. Kevin also tells a story close to his own heart regarding a …

US Oil Embargo and How It Changed HVAC w/ Ian McTeer

April 20th, 2019

1:06:35

On this episode we speak to Ian, retired HVAC technician, about his article in HPAC magazine entitled, Hybrid Mechanical Systems: Here Comes the Future. After the US oil embargo...The HVAC industry, as it appears …

From Trade School To Business Owners with/Illan Shpiro and Mike Galea

April 13th, 2019

53:53

On this episode we talk to Illan and MIke about how they went from the construction industry to trade school to HVAC business owners.  They give us …

Vacuum Police, Filter Driers, King Valves and Troubleshooting Without a Meter

April 6th, 2019

30:44

On this episode I'm flying solo.  We discuss the making of the Vacuum Police, and discuss filter driers.  Should we upsize them or run with the OEM …

Digital Scroll Compressors w/Trevor Matthews

March 30th, 2019

57:23

On this episode we tackle Copeland Digital Scroll Compressors with Trevor Matthews from Emerson. We go over application, operation and …

HVAC Strong w/Ben Thomson

March 23rd, 2019

46:32

We talk to Ben about his early work as a draftsman in Scotland and how he moved on to the rigs and finally found himself HVACing in beautiful …

HVAC Education and Saturation w/Rick Ruscigno

March 16th, 2019

1:01:49

Rick jumps back on the podcast to talk about his experience at the HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference. Rick explains a new teaching method he has implemented in the classroom and gives us the low down on …

Geothermal Heatpumps w/Brian Zimmerly

March 7th, 2019

46:49

On this episode of the HVAC Know It All Podcast we speak to Brian Zimmerly from Dandelion Energy. They manufacture and install their own brand of …

Those Journeyman Exams That Service Call Approach

March 1st, 2019

39:14

In this episode I fly solo and speak about preparing for the journeyman exam. A health issue that was brought on by the stress of it all and how …

It's A Controls Thing w/Rocky Hyatt

February 24th, 2019

51:36

In this episode we link up with Rocky to bang out an HVAC controls conversation.  We hit on important factors like inputs, outputs, network wiring …

Cannabis Grow Rooms A Mechanical Science w/Jake Anzaldua

February 17th, 2019

50:23

On this episode, we speak with Jake Anzaldua from Grow Tech Systems in Colorado. We talk about his latest project, his background as a grower and …

Supermarket Rack Refrigeration w/Mario V. Gomez

February 10th, 2019

1:03:36

On this episode we chat with Mario Gomez about his experience with supermarket rack refrigeration. Many moving parts involved and many hours put in, …

Do You Want To Own An HVAC Business w/Josh Kelly

February 1st, 2019

53:30

In this episode we stray from technical conversation and discuss HVAC business ownership with Josh Kelly, whose family owns Parker and Sons in Arizona. Josh also talks about his review platform that allows businesses to …

HRVs, ERVs and Air Changes w/Jean Pothier

January 25th, 2019

39:01

On this episode we chat with Jean Pothier from Venmar regarding the difference between an ERV and HRV, application, install and control. Jean is an …

Boiler Intelligence w/Don Taylor

January 21st, 2019

1:00:20

On this episode, Don Taylor jumps on the podcast to talk boilers and boiler controls. Happy HVACing...

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A New York State Of Mind w/Mike Clark

January 12th, 2019

46:58

In this episode, I get on the phone with Mr. Mike Clark. Mike tells us some great stories of his early days in the HVAC industry, one of them leaves …

Tools Of The Trade w/Bruce Turnquist

January 5th, 2019

52:32

On this episode I speak with Bruce Turnquist, an instructor at Lincoln Technical Institute. We discuss the tools used in the HVAC trade and how …

Load Calcs, Duct Design, and Air Balancing w/Jason Rende

December 29th, 2018

1:05:18

In this episode, we speak with Jason Rende, an HVAC system designer. We get Jason's mode of operation from start to finish through the design process. Check out some other great links below, Happy HVACing!

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Internal Leak Sealants w/ Mike Walton

December 21st, 2018

49:00

In this episode we chat with Mike from Cool Air Products. We discuss AC Smart Seal 3 in 1, AC Smart Seal External and get into some discussion of …

How To Be A Successful Apprentice Part 2

December 15th, 2018

30:42

In this podcast episode we fast forward to a mid level apprentice. There are certain tasks and duties that an HVAC apprentice at this stage should be …

Heating Season Installs w/Mike Flynn

December 7th, 2018

1:02:36

On this episode we speak with Mike Flynn out of New Jersey, Mike rocks the Instagram handle @flynnstone1. His install pics are beauty and show tremendous pride. Enjoy the podcast and Happy HVACing!

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Hydronic Heating w/Eric Aune

December 1st, 2018

53:09

In this episode, we speak with Eric Aune about his business, his website, mechanical-hub.com, and some hydronic heating. Happy HVACing.

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Looking at the "Big" Picture w/Chris Stephens

November 23rd, 2018

1:00:39

On this episode we speak to Chris about stepping back and looking at the service call as a whole, rather than in segments. You have to check out …

Solar Powered HVAC w/Mark Crabtree

November 16th, 2018

51:02

In this episode, I speak with Mark Crabtree, CEO of SolXenergy. SolXenergy has developed tech that harnesses the Sun's power to run HVAC/R systems …

Server Rooms and Lieberts w/Chris Carlsen

November 9th, 2018

59:44

In this episode I speak to Chris about server room environments and more specifically, Lierbert units. Server rooms are clean and if done right, they …

It's Not The TXV

November 1st, 2018

27:52

In this episode we discuss the Thermal Expansion Valve (TXV) operation, construction, and things to look for while troubleshooting. A podcast all …

Tech and Apprentice Relationship w/Ryan Cruz

October 26th, 2018

52:51

On this episode we speak with Ryan Cruz about tech and apprentice relationships and how we should train and nurture young adults entering into the …

Back To The Basics w/Rocky Hyatt

October 19th, 2018

1:08:49

Rocky and I get back to the basics of HVAC. We can't go forward without the fundamentals in place. Also check out the tools I discussed during the …

Emerson Core Sense and Compressor Protection w/Trevor Matthews

October 13th, 2018

47:42

In this episode I speak with Trevor Matthews of Emerson about Core Sense technology and continued training that Emerson provides. Go to …

My HVAC Week, VRFs, And HVAC YouTube w/Andrew Greaves

October 6th, 2018

54:29

On this Episode of the HVAC Know It All Podcast, Andrew and I chat about my HVAC week, our experience with VRF systems, HVAC videos and Andrew's badass YouTube channel. Happy HVACing!

Cash Saving Case Studies w/Steven Lane

September 29th, 2018

48:54

In this episode we discuss how you can save a customer a wack of cash by knowing the products you sell, and having a superior knowledge of HVAC in general. Steven Lane from Armstrong takes us through 4 small case …

HVAC Past and Present w/Mike Mayberry aka HVAC Refer Guy

September 22nd, 2018

55:24

Mike and I discuss a little past, a little present and much much more in a great conversation. Happy HVACing!

Armstrong Design Envelope and Gen 5 w/Rohit Mohindra

September 13th, 2018

51:29

On this episode I speak with Rohit Mohindra about Armstrong's Design Envelope pump and the new Gen 5 pump. I also speak about Neuro Linguistic Programming and how it may help you in the HVAC world. Happy HVACing!

The Three Stages Of A Tech's Maturity

September 6th, 2018

32:09

In this episode I talk about, in my humble opinion, the three stages of a tech's mind state during their career. Happy HVACing!

Female Techs Rock w/Ariel Bertin

August 31st, 2018

44:39

On this episode we talk to Ariel Bertin on she got started in the HVAC trade, how she's outworked some male counterparts and her
philosophy of keeping fit and healthy. Happy HVACing!

Training Your Customer

August 30th, 2018

16:19

I was on my way home, picked up the head set to blurt this out. Train your customers, trust me, it's well worth your while. But, before you do...there is something you need to know. Happy HVACing!

Predictive Maintenance and IoT w/Avishai Moscovich

August 24th, 2018

44:57

In this episode we discover how IoT is utilized to create value and efficiency and we find out what Predictive Maintenance really is...Happy HVACing!

Inefficiency In HVAC Equipment And How Costs Add Up w/Tunji Asiwaju

August 17th, 2018

50:45

In this episode of we speak to Tunji Asiwaju from Armstrong. We touch on building automation and how it can help you pin point inefficiency in your building and systems.

Florida HVACing w/Jonathan Abraham

August 15th, 2018

45:00

In this episode we talk about what it's like to H-VAC in the State of Florida with a young up and comer, Jonathan Abraham. I also give you my take on …

Outside The Box Repairs and Modifications

August 3rd, 2018

24:36

In this episode we discuss site specific modifications and how thinking outside the box is a good thing when tackling these issues. Happy HVACing!

Increase Your Evacuation Efficiency

July 27th, 2018

22:17

On this podcast we discuss how to speed up your evacuation process. Happy HVACing

I Love Service

July 20th, 2018

20:40

In this episode, I talk about recent services calls I've been on and how they were resolved. Happy HVACing!

Don't Be Scared It's Only HVAC

July 12th, 2018

29:09

On this episode, I discuss an article I wrote that speaks about feeling defeated in the HVAC trade. If you've ever felt defeated,
so have I....You can over come it! Happy HVACing!

Building A Marijuana Grow Room w/Dan Thomson

July 5th, 2018

42:48

Got to speak with Dan about his grow room experience. Great conversation. Happy HVACing!

Marine HVACing w/Eric L Sherman

June 28th, 2018

59:09

In this episode I speak with my man Eric L Sherman about marine HVAC and working on high end luxury yachts. Great guy with a wealth of knowledge. Happy HVACing!

Trade School and My Duct Heater Experience

June 22nd, 2018

32:54

In this episode I bring some pumps tips from Armstrong, speak about my experience with trade school and touch on duct heaters and something new I …

Trade Professionalism w/ Rick Ruscigno

June 13th, 2018

1:00:23

In this episode, I reach out to Rick for some banter on being a professional in the trades. Happy HVACing!

Online HVAC Discussion And My Unpleasant Experience

June 8th, 2018

25:01

Listen as I tell the story of my unpleasant experience inside the bowels of HVAC discussion on the internet. I also give you the outcome of the Wet Rag VS. wet rag challenge. Happy HVACing!

Own Your Mistakes

May 31st, 2018

32:33

In this episode I discuss some mistakes I've made in the trade and how I've learned from them. I also announce my partnership with Armstrong to bring you some pump education over the next few months. Happy HVACing!

Reheating Air During Dehumidifcation

May 24th, 2018

20:25

In this episode we discuss different ways air is reheated during the dehumidifcation process.

Refrigerant Leak Checking

May 17th, 2018

27:23

In this episode we discuss refrigerant leak checking and my experience with dye and internal leak sealants. Happy HVACing!

Compressor Over Heating and Three Ways Compressors Are Cooled

May 8th, 2018

18:11

In this episode we discuss compressor max discharge temperatures, oil breakdown temperatures and how compressors are cooled. Happy HVACing!

Refrigeration Pump Down

May 1st, 2018

20:38

In this episode we discuss refrigeration pump down, what it is and why it's done.

The Basic Refrigeration Cycle

April 25th, 2018

22:46

In this episode we discuss the basic refrigeration cycle with the most commonly added accessory and a line where refrigerant moves in two directions at the same time.

Single Phasing

April 18th, 2018

18:43

In this episode I discuss my experiences with single phasing. Hey, I also got a new headset, noise cancelling Mic and slider thingy!

Save On Tools...I almost Forgot

April 2nd, 2018

8:55

I just wanted to thank everyone for listening and supporting the podcast and to also fill you in some other info. You guys are awesome. Thank you!

How To Be A "Successful" Apprentice

March 29th, 2018

27:22

I was asked by an Instagram bud to put together a podcast on being an apprentice and how to come out ahead.

Sunday Liebert Inspection

March 25th, 2018

28:47

In this episode, I perform Liebert inspections, my headset follows me to the roof for some true reality podcasting! Happy HVACing!

Profanity In The Work Place

March 23rd, 2018

11:26

Warning, not for sensitive ears. In this podcast, profanity in the work place and in general is discussed intelligently with an open mind. Listener discretion is advised!!!

5 Minutes To Be A Better Tech

March 21st, 2018

2:28

In this espisode, I explain why 5 minutes is all it takes to be a better Tech. One thing I make a habit of doing is applying Nylog to all service fitting caps to ensure a leak free system.

Azeotrope vs. Zeotrope

March 20th, 2018

2:23

In 90 seconds, we discuss azeotropic and zeotropic refrigerant blends, including fractionation and glide.

Refrigerant Leak Detection

March 20th, 2018

16:49

Refrigerant leak detection, a secert leak location and a little accidental Pink...

My Boss Used To Scare Me

March 19th, 2018

15:06

If you've ever had a boss or superior that intimidated you to the point of fear, you're not alone. Listen to how I overcame my fear and moved one....

HVAC Sixth Sense

March 16th, 2018

16:02

Your senses are a tool, use them daily to help troubleshoot systems and reach "HVAC Bad Ass" status.

Carbon Tracking

March 15th, 2018

6:21

What is carbon tracking? Don't assume, you will make an ass out of you and me!

Basic Electrical Troubleshooting

March 15th, 2018

17:43

In this episode I discuss why I started HVAC Know It All and touch on basic electrical troubleshooting.

New HVAC Podcast

March 14th, 2018

0:44

If all goes well, perhaps a new podcast on the block. Stay tuned!

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  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed
https://anchor.fm/s/2d78d20/podcast/rss

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
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Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
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Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
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Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
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Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens