Central Air Conditioner Freezing Up

Is your air central air conditioner freezing up? If so, this could be either an easy fix or a more difficult one that would require a licensed hvac technician that has had the proper hvac training to diagnose. I am here to educate customers and help younger technicians learn the trade better, so this should … Read more

Air Conditioning Tune-Up Checklist

Many of us Hvac technicians would love to do nothing but fix broken air conditioners, but the nature of the business is many people like to just have their central heating and air conditioning systems checked out, or a ‘tune up’.  Those that are just starting in the field with minimum Hvac training may find … Read more

How to Install a Thermostat for Split Air Conditioning System

Installing a thermostat for your central air conditioning or heat pump system can be a do-it-yourself task if you are handy enough. It can also be pretty simple given that you have the right tools. But before reading this and following through, make sure that you view our disclaimer as we are not going to … Read more

Checking Your SubCooling with the Fieldpiece SSX34

Today I won’t be going too much into what subcooling and superheat is and how it works, but more of a ‘tool review‘ for an easy way to check your refrigerant charge. Also notice like many other posts on this site, this one is not intended for the homeowner and only intended to help those … Read more

Residential HVAC Installation

Thinking about installing a new air conditioning and heating system in your home? First things first, this is not a DIY project, leave this for the professionals to do. Improper installation from someone that has not had proper HVAC training and certification can lead to cracked drain pans, failed compressors, poor air flow, not getting … Read more

Air Conditioner Leaking Water

Wondering why your air conditioner is leaking water? Well there could be a handful reasons why there is water leaking from your air conditioner. For many people they will have to call for service to get the situation fixed, for the Hvac Technician they are going to have to figure out the cause of the … Read more

HVAC Leak Detection

Hvac leak detection can be one of the hardest parts of being an Hvac Technician. Some refrigerant leaks will stand out at you, sometimes you can see traces of oil around the compressor, indicating a refrigerant leak, or sometimes you can smell the gas and pin point it from there.  But what about those tiny … Read more

Is Nate Certification Required for HVAC Training?

These days  a lot of air conditioning and refrigeration companies are looking for technicians that have a NATE certification. The reason for this is that the tests that they offer, are far from simple, and will really test the technicians aptitude when it comes to HVAC. It is not a test that you can guess … Read more

HVAC-R Training

For the past couple years in the United States jobs have been extremely hard to secure. All of the more reason for our younger generation to pick a career they may be interested in and start early, one of these lucrative careers would be to train to become a refrigeration technician. The best way to … Read more

So You Want to Become an HVAC Service Technician

Becoming an Hvac Technician is not only a rewarding and challenging career, it is a career that will always guarantee you work no matter where you are located. The hardest part of this career would be to find a company to work for that you can deal with and not worried about getting laid off. … Read more