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Sep 23, 2021

Jason Obrzut comes on the podcast to discuss A2L refrigerant facts. Jason is a member of AHRI’s Safe Refrigerant Transition Task Force and author of the RACT manual.


ASHRAE designates refrigerants into categories based on toxicity (A or B) and flammability (traditionally 1, 2, and 3). So, the new A2L designation...

Sep 16, 2021

In today’s podcast, Bryan and some Kalos employees discuss how to deal with difficult bosses and coworkers in HVAC/R work.


Whether your coworkers have anger issues, are careless, or are miserable people, you don’t want that negativity to affect your job satisfaction. Addressing the behavior may likely help, but...

Sep 9, 2021

In today’s podcast, Ed Janowiak comes onto the podcast to talk about the ACCA manuals. Ed started off in the field and has recently become the new Manager of Design Education at ACCA. You can follow him on Snapchat (skinnyed).


ACCA (Air Conditioning Contractors of America) is responsible for publishing and...

Sep 2, 2021

In today’s podcast, Bryan and Jesse talk about how technicians can talk about finances and money in the HVAC business. 


The first step for any successful business is to provide customers/clients with a product or service of value. However, there must be a balance between providing something of value to customers and...

Aug 31, 2021

In today’s short podcast, Bryan explains the differences between sleeve and ball bearings. Techs often make some avoidable mistakes because they either don’t know the difference between the two or don’t notice the bearing type on their equipment.


On a basic sensory level, ball bearings tend to be louder than...