HVAC System Maintenance

HVAC System Maintenance

Common maintenance tasks are featured in this playlist. Not only will you gain task-related best practices, you will learn more about why maintenance processes provide value to the homeowner.

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HVAC System Maintenance
  • How to Add and Remove Refrigerant

    This video will show you the in's and out's of adding and removing refrigerant to a cooling system in the field. We will discuss heat pump charging in a separate video.

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  • How to Measure Static Pressure

    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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  • Measuring Resistance

    In this video, we will show you how to use a multimeter to check resistance on an electrical circuit in the field, which is a vital task for diagnosing equipment problems.

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  • EAC Maintenance Steps

    In this video, we will show industry-proven steps and tips on how to maintain electronic air cleaners.

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  • How to Join Black Pipe and Perform a Gas Leak Search

    Here, we will demonstrate how to join black iron gas pipe, and how to perform a gas leak search on a gas heating system in the field.

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  • Troubleshooting Gas Piping

    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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  • Installing a Compressor Terminal Repair Kit

    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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  • Measuring Current

    Knowing how to check the current on system components is vital to an HVAC service technician. In this video, we will demonstrate how this is done.

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  • Cleaning and Unclogging a Condensate Drain Line

    This is one of the most common summertime calls. We will show you the methods of cleaning and unclogging a drain line for an A/C system.

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  • Installing a Surge Protector

    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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  • Measuring Voltage

    It is imperative that you know how to safely and properly measure voltage on a system in the field. In this video, we will show you how to properly measure voltage on a piece of equipment.

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  • Installing an Emergency Pan Float Switch and EZ Trap

    In this video, you will learn about emergency pan float switches and the EZ trap float switches and how to install them.

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  • Performing Maintenance on Hydronic Heating Systems

    Having the right mindset is key to performing a quality maintenance visit. In this video, we will go over the key steps to performing maintenance on boiler systems. A safe, functioning system is vital to the success of the business and keeps technicians busy throughout the year.

  • Aquastat Controls

    Are you ready to learn about aquastat controls? This video shows you how they work, and how they control a boiler system.

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  • Replacing an Expansion Tank

    In this video, we will show you how to properly replace a failed boiler expansion tank on a system in the field. This is an important task for any boiler technician in the field. We will also give tips on how to make this process easier.

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  • Troubleshooting and Replacing a Zone Valve

    In this video, we will show you in detail how to diagnose, troubleshoot, and replace zone valves on a boiler system in the field.

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  • Zone Valve Operation and Testing

    You will be shown how to properly test a zone valve for operation on a hydronic heating system in the field. These should be inspected any time you are on a maintenance or service call.

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  • Purging Air and Bleeding Terminals

    Air is the enemy in a boiler system and needs to be removed from the system for proper operation. In this video, you will learn how to correctly purge air from a hydronic heating system using standard hoses and boiler drains.

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  • Troubleshooting and Replacing a Pressure Switch

    This video will demonstrate the proper way to diagnose and/or replace a pressure switch on a gas-burning appliance in the field.

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  • Pressure Relief Valve and Temp Gauge Operation

    Here, we will show you how to test pressure relief valves and temperature/pressure gauges on boiler systems in the field, along with how to replace them.

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  • Removing and Cleaning Boiler Burners

    Here, we will show you how to properly clean ribbon burners on a non-condensing boiler system in the field.

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  • Gas Burner Types and Maintenance

    Maintaining burners on a gas furnace is a fundamental part of performing maintenance. In this video, we will show you the different types of burners, and how to maintain them in a gas furnace.

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  • Flame Sensor Operation and Maintenance

    In this video, you will learn how flame sensors operate, and how to maintain them in a gas heating system.

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  • How To Inspect a Heat Exchanger

    This video showcases the proper way to inspect a primary and secondary heat exchanger on a condensing furnace in the field. This method can also be done on non-condensing furnaces as well. This is an important part of any heating system inspection and/or service calls as well.

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