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Aug 5, 2021

In today’s podcast, Steven Rogers joins Bryan to talk about measuring total system airflow.

 

Fluid measurement is NOT restricted to liquids; a fluid is anything that flows, including liquids and gases. In HVAC, we deal with both of them, but airflow is strictly limited to the flow of gas. The airflow we experience in...


Aug 3, 2021

In today’s short podcast, Bryan explains how growth happens in an HVAC/R career. He also gives tips to get “unstuck” if you feel like you aren’t moving forward.

 

You won’t move forward if you haven’t set a goal to move forward. Making a “vision board” helps you determine what matters in your life, and...


Jul 29, 2021

In today’s podcast, Bryan and a team of Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US (METUS) managers (Mike Schaefer, Charles Miltiades, and Sly Grimm) discuss mini-split controls strategies.

 

Some contractors misunderstand what mini-splits are. Mini-splits CAN be ductless, but not all of them are ductless. Mini-split systems...


Jul 27, 2021

In today’s short podcast, Bryan discusses the key factors for system performance WITHOUT doing a deep dive into system commissioning. “Performance” refers to system efficiency, capacity, air filtration/cleanliness, longevity, and the ability to match the latent and sensible loads of a space.

 

System airflow is...


Jul 22, 2021

In today’s podcast, Trevor and Bryan discuss Copeland Scroll Compressor Multiples for Air Conditioning. “Multiples” refer to equipment setups with multiple compressors that have connected suction and discharge lines; they resemble parallel rack refrigeration setups. Multiples typically come in tandem (2) or trio...