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When an air conditioning, heating or ventilation system goes on the fritz, your the homeowner's salvation. However, you may not have much information on what's wrong, so you will have be an HVAC detective. This playlist covers many common HVAC troubleshooting processes.
When your air conditioning, heating or ventilation systems go on the fritz, it can seem like you’ll have to put the handyman tools away and call in the professionals.
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.
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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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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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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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.
This video will show you how to properly neutralize the acid in a refrigeration system and flush the system with an r-11 flush kit. This procedure should be done any time a system has acid in it, or when a compressor has been replaced due to a burnout.