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HVAC School - For Techs, By Techs

Jul 18, 2024

In this episode of the HVAC School podcast, host Bryan and guest Jesse Stewart from NAVAC discuss the generational divide in the HVAC industry and the importance of embracing new technologies and processes. They explore the challenges faced by both experienced technicians who may be set in their ways and newcomers to...


Jul 16, 2024

In this short podcast episode, Bryan dives into soft start & solar technology, which often work together. He also talks about how we can install ductless systems in homes that rely on solar power.

Soft starts are NOT hard starts. Hard starts add more current to the start (auxiliary) winding, which creates a stronger...


Jul 11, 2024

In this episode of the HVAC School podcast, host Bryan Orr welcomes Matt Bruner to discuss the concept of a "summer survival guide" for HVAC professionals. They explore strategies for maintaining work-life balance during the busy summer season and share personal experiences on prioritizing family and personal well-being...


Jul 9, 2024

In this short podcast episode, Bryan answers a listener-submitted question: How do inverter air conditioners work?

Inverter-driven systems have variable capacity to match loads. We can provide cooling or heating BTUs to match the needs of the space without overcompensating or undercompensating and causing...


Jul 4, 2024

In this episode of the HVAC School podcast, host Bryan Orr interviews Tim De Stasio, an experienced HVAC practitioner and consultant. Tim shares his journey in the HVAC industry, from his early days in vocational school to running his own contracting business for 12 years. He now focuses on consulting, design, and...