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Oct 28, 2021

Trevor Matthews from Refrigeration Mentor comes on the podcast to talk about Copeland reciprocating CS compressors. He and Bryan cover Bulletin AE4-1433 (found HERE) as they look at the operating envelopes for the CS compressor.

The CS compressors are hermetic reciprocating compressors that can work with some of the...

Oct 26, 2021

In this short podcast episode, Bryan explains the science behind adiabatic cooling. Adiabatic cooling occurs in specific HVAC/R applications and in our environment as air temperatures and pressures change.

When we think of cooling, we refer to the loss of heat; we are either referring to the change in the total BTU...

Oct 19, 2021

In this short podcast episode, Bryan shares his top tips for fighting boredom at work. You can use these tips to help you get out of a rut if you don’t feel productive or get bored easily.

The first tip for fighting boredom is to see the art or creativity in your work. Even in the HVAC industry, there are plenty of...

Oct 14, 2021

In this podcast episode, Bryan goes through the addendum to the book Review of Vacuum for Service Engineers. He and Jim Bergmann had the honor of revising the latest edition in 2020. You can get the latest edition of Review of Vacuum for Service Engineers from TruTech Tools HERE.

Pulling a Schrader core before...

Oct 12, 2021

In today’s short podcast, Bryan discusses electric heat, how we use it in our work, and what it does.

Also called heat strips or heat elements, electric heat is a supplemental heat source that we usually see on heat pumps. We generally see them in fan coils within a cartridge or a kit at the top of an air handler....