In this episode, Lindsay Headings and our co-host, Vickie Blakey, are joined by three HVAC customer service experts: Ty Gates, Zane Pockrandt, Scott Frymann from Logan A/C & Heat Services in Dayton, Ohio. These industry experts provide insight on the benefits of talking through two-stage technology with the homeowner.
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In this episode, we kick off the conversation discussing the serviceability of two-stage systems, then move to installation differences between two-stage and fixed or variable speed systems. We also discuss the basic checklist homeowners should do before having a technician service a unit.
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In this episode, we are joined by three of Logan A/C and Heat Services in Dayton, Ohio’s own apprenticeship program graduates. We kick off the conversation by discussing how each of them unexpectedly took a leap of faith and made a career change to be a part of the HVAC industry.
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On this episode, we shine light on the several updates made on both the Copeland Online Product Information tool (OPI) and Copeland Mobile App.
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In this episode, we are celebrating Women’s History month with four of our special guests, Ashley Pleiman, Sandy Heckman, Lynn Williams, and Mindy Ondera from Logan A/C and Heat Services in Dayton, Ohio. First, we dive into learning about the history of women at Logan’s and how they discovered their own careers in the HVAC industry.
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On this episode, we are joined again by Dr. Rajan Rajendran and Jennifer Butsch, Emerson’s regulatory experts. This episode of What’s New with Regs walks through the recently approved American Innovation and Manufacturing Act (AIM Act). We discuss what the AIM Act is,
In this episode, Lindsay, John, and James decode a common compressor nomenclature and explain the difference between even and uneven tandems. We also provide various marketing bulletins based on tandem/single compressor replacements, run cycle, staging, and oil balancing.
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In this episode, Lindsay, Jennifer, and Rajan continue the discussion from the previous episode, and further explore the world of system efficiency. Rajan explains the metrics (SEER, IEER, EER) used to rate AC systems and what it fails to cover.
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In this episode, Lindsay and Jennifer talk all about efficiency and the impact of new 2023 efficiency regulations in residential, commercial air conditioning, and heat pump equipment.
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In this episode, we discuss the importance of and how to perform preventive maintenance. John and James share their knowledge on the best practices and the do’s and don’ts for performing preventive maintenance.
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Today’s discussion is all based around new refrigerants and new codes. We answer the question regarding what ASHRAE 34 and 15 is and what the new standard is. We also discuss how the adoption of new codes and standards can vary from state to state and how it can affect your business.
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In today’s episode, we are joined by a special guest from Perfect Technician Academy (PTA), Dr. Thomas Moorman. Learn how the PTA helped military veterans find fulfilling careers in the HVAC Industry.
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In this episode, Don and Jennifer discuss the differing state requirements and the challenges and impacts they have on contractors and how they perform within each state.
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In this episode, we discuss information technology applications and how to use them during different scenarios.
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In this episode, we will be going through the EPA’s SNAP Rules, what they mean and how they affect the industry, specifically technicians. We also discuss the history of these SNAP rules and the effects that they have on HFCs.
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In this episode we answer the question of the week from the previous episode, “Does a residential AC scroll need a hard start kit?” John & James answer this by walking through different scenarios in which you would and would not need a hard start kit for your system.
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Today we answer the question, “Why are HFC’s not a good permanent solution?” We also discuss the greenhouse effects and how ozone-depleting gasses such as HFC’s are related to this. In addition, we explore the proliferation of refrigeration around the globe and the Kigali phase down and how it works.
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In this episode we answer the question from the previous episode, “When working with a semi-hermetic compressor, can you replace a compressor with an FSD motor with a TSK motor?”
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In this episode, we are joined by Emerson’s Rajan Rajendran who is the VP of Systems Innovation Center and Sustainability. Today we answer the question, “Is it still legal for me to charge my R-22 system”.
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This podcast is the second episode in our “Tech Experts” series. In this episode, we walk through how one would find the replacement for the CR53KQE-PFV-270 by using the Copeland mobile app. We also discuss the importance of the bill of materials, the difference between refurbished and remanufactured compressors, and Copeland nomenclature.
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In this episode we introduce Jennifer and who she is, what she does, and why regulations on refrigerants and energy efficiency are so important within the industry.
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In this episode, we introduce our technical experts and discuss the different ways in which you can reach technical services, how to leave them an effective message and a few ways you can effectively use our Copeland Mobile app.
Links mentioned in the episode:
Copeland Technical Support
Tech Experts Podcast Series
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In this episode, industry experts discuss new challenges and opportunities for today’s contractors as well as how to prepare for the future of HVAC.
Ep. 5 of “Legends” – Karl, Becky on the future, Science of Livability and more
Ep. 4 of “Legends” – Karl, Shane share how to make contractors’ jobs easier
Ep. 3 of “Legends” – Shane Angle joins discusses changes in HVAC industry
Ep. 2 of “Legends” – Establish strong business connections, achieve success
Ep. 1 of “Legends” – Karl, 37-year vet, and seven tips to career success
Student perspectives on why a career in HVAC is right for them
Interviews with contractors, vo-tech students from the 2018 IE3 Conference
Trade students on the technician shortage in the HVAC industry
Contractor’s perspective on future trends in HVAC, addressing now and beyond
Kevin Dorough discusses successful career in HVAC and working through the ranks
Why contractors chose professional HVAC & thoughts on success, leadership
Interview with Eric Strausbaugh, Steve Miles about two-stage technology
How does attending shows like IE3 ACCA 2017 help you, the industry
Vince Gillette, Tim Cropp and Bobby Ring ask Karl Zellmer regulations, trends
Karl Zellmer, Bobby Ring talk trends in HVAC, today and the future
Karl Zellmer, Tim Cropp on how contractors stay informed, connected
Government regulations with Vince Gillette, Tim Cropp
Find what’s right for you, your home when you replace your AC system
Benefits of premium systems: Efficiency, humidity control, zoning, cost savings
Consider a contractor, research, rebates, and use Emerson’s free app!
Learn what things like “SEER,” “tonnage,” “T-stat,” and “coil” mean