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Performing leak repairs on ductless systems is a task any good HVAC technician needs to understand how to do. In this video, we will show you where the most common leaks are, how to repair the leak, evacuate the system, and how to properly charge a ductless system.
Ever wonder how to run a maintenance call on a ductless system properly? In this video, we will show you how to pull a blower wheel, clean an evaporator using a hose bib system, and check the system for proper operation without using gauges.
In this video, we will show you how to install another popular type of humidifier - the powered humidifier. These are popular on some types but not all types of heating systems. Always follow the manufacturer's recommendations for installing and wiring these. There are also many different types o...
This video will show you how to install a bypass humidifier. In this video, we will demonstrate how to install an Aprilaire® humidifier. Always follow the manufacturer's instructions when installing humidifiers. Also, the wiring can be done in multiple different methods depending on the installat...
Steam humidifiers are gaining popularity due to the amount of added humidity they can provide your customers. In this video, we will show you how to install a Honeywell® canister-style steam humidifier which is a very popular model used in residential HVAC.
How to Replace a Thermal Expansion Valve on a Heat Pump
Heat pumps use more than one expansion valve due to the fact that the refrigerant can flow in both directions. In this video, we will show you how one of these popular valves is replaced on the outdoor unit as opposed to the typical replacement on an indoor coil.
In this video, we will show you the procedures for installing a low-water cutoff for a boiler. When you are troubleshooting boilers in the field, especially old ones, this is a very common component that will need to be replaced. These will also vary greatly from brand to brand, along with differ...
Measuring static pressure is a vital task that must be performed in order to understand how the system is operating. It is also equally important to understand if there is a problem with the ductwork. This video will demonstrate how this is done.
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Often, a customer's condenser coil may be damaged by hail, ruined by corrosion, and cannot be combed out. Or, it could have a refrigerant leak, and be under warranty. In these cases, the coil itself on the outdoor unit needs to be replaced. This video will describe how this process is done.
In this instructional video, we will show you how to troubleshoot problems in the gas piping going to a gas furnace. Everything from inlet gas pressure, gas regulators, manifold pressure, and gas piping problems.
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Many times you can have a compressor that has burned out terminals on it. This is usually caused by a loose connection. In this video, we will show you how to install a compressor terminal repair kit to get the system back up and running.
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We will introduce you to the surge protector, as well as an industry-proven method of how to install them on a system. Depending on your region, these can be a great add-on to any maintenance or service call.
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Adding glycol to a boiler system is necessary for cold climates where the possibility of frozen boiler lines happens or could happen. In this instructional video, we will show you how to add glycol to an existing system in the field and show you which tools you will need to perform this task.
Installing glycol feeders are necessary in cold climates where the possibility of frozen boiler lines happens or could happen. In this instructional video, we will show you how to install these in the field.