HVAC Know It All Podcast

HVAC Know It All Podcast

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The HVAC Know It All podcast is hosted by me, Gary McCreadie. These are my thoughts, my jobs, my tools....This is my HVAC life.
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Heating Season Installs w/Mike Flynn
On this episode we speak with Mike Flynn out of New Jersey, Mike rocks the Instagram handle @flynnstone1. His install pics are beauty and show tremendous pride. Enjoy the podcast and Happy HVACing! ***Save 8% on your purchase at trutechtools.com using promo code "knowitall" at check out, see link below for preferred Testo pricing*** My Website... https://www.hvacknowitall.com Testo 320... https://www.testo.com/en-US/testo-320/p/0563-3223-70 Yellow Jacket Solenoid Magnet... https://yellowjacket.com/product/solenoid-valve-service-magnet/ Big Blu... https://www.refrigtech.com/big-blu/ Spot Armstrong Equipment... armstrongfluidtechnology.com/hvacknowitall Cool Air Products... http://www.coolairproducts.net Fieldpulse... fieldpulse.com/hvacknowitall Preferred Testo pricing... https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeOC8oQB97trj6XKDWRylM2ILFlnVjYG1GnTT2lRWT8-K4weQ/viewform
1:02:36
December 7, 2018
Hydronic Heating w/Eric Aune
In this episode, we speak with Eric Aune about his business, his website, mechanical-hub.com, and some hydronic heating. Happy HVACing. ***Save 8% off your purchase at trutechtools.com using promo code "knowitall" at check out. See link below for preferred testo pricing.*** YouTube channel... https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-MsPg9zbyneDX2qurAqoNQ/videos hvacknowitall. com Testo 316-3... https://www.testo.com/en-US/testo-316-3/p/0563-3163 Yellow Jacket Super Evac Pump... https://yellowjacket.com/product/superevac-4-6-8-11-cfm-pumps/ Refrigeration Technologies Nylog... https://www.refrigtech.com/nylog-blue/ Spot Armstrong Equipment... armstrongfluidtechnology.com/hvacknowitall Cool Air Products... http://www.coolairproducts.net Fieldpulse... Fieldpulse.com/hvacknowitall Preferred testo pricing... https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeOC8oQB97trj6XKDWRylM2ILFlnVjYG1GnTT2lRWT8-K4weQ/viewform
53:09
December 1, 2018
Looking at the "Big" Picture w/Chris Stephens
On this episode we speak to Chris about stepping back and looking at the service call as a whole, rather than in segments. You have to check out Chris' booming YouTube channel, HVACR Videos, it's all the rage, see link below. Happy HVACing! https://youtu.be/WUaObvUxFJU ***Save 8% at trutechtools.com on your purchases using promo code "knowitall" at check out, see special testo discount link below*** Check out the tools mentioned during the podcast... Testo 420 https://www.testo.com/en-US/testo-420/p/0563-4200 Yellow Jacket Digital Scale https://yellowjacket.com/product/charging-scale/ Viper Coil Coating https://www.refrigtech.com/viper-coil-coating/ Fieldpulse fieldpulse.com/hvacknowitall Armstrong Pump Contest armstrongfluidtechnology.com/hvacknowitall Cool Air Products http://www.coolairproducts.net Preferred Testo Pricing https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeOC8oQB97trj6XKDWRylM2ILFlnVjYG1GnTT2lRWT8-K4weQ/viewform
1:00:39
November 23, 2018
Solar Powered HVAC w/Mark Crabtree
In this episode, I speak with Mark Crabtree, CEO of SolXenergy. SolXenergy has developed tech that harnesses the Sun's power to run HVAC/R systems more efficiently. Check out SolXenergy at solxenergy.com for more info. Happy HVACing! ***Save 8% on your tool purchases at Trutechtools.com with promo code "knowitall" at check out. See link below for preferred testo pricing.*** Check out the tools mentioned in the podcast... Testo 510i https://www.testo.com/en-US/testo-510i/p/0560-1510 Yellow Jacket Man Tooth... https://yellowjacket.com/product/mantooth-vacuum-gauge-and-vacuum-pressure-temperature-gauge/ Viper Big Blu SubZero... https://www.refrigtech.com/sub-zero/ Armstrong Pump Contest... armstrongfluidtechnology.com/hvacknowitall Cool Air Products (Smart Seal) http://www.coolairproducts.net Fieldpulse Fieldpulse.com/hvacknowitall Preferred Testo Pricing... http://www.bit.ly/TTT-DISCOUNTS
51:01
November 16, 2018
Server Rooms and Lieberts w/Chris Carlsen
In this episode I speak to Chris about server room environments and more specifically, Lierbert units. Server rooms are clean and if done right, they are HVACs best kept secret. Happy HVACing. Check out the tools mentioned in the podcast... Testo 510 https://www.testo.com/en-US/testo-510/p/0563-0510 Yellow Jacket Electric/Manual Lightweight Flaring Tool https://yellowjacket.com/product/electricmanual-lightweight-flaring-tool/ Viper Ice Machine Cleaner https://www.refrigtech.com/viper-nickel-safe/ Armstrong Pump Contest armstrongfluidtechnology. com/hvacknowitall Cool Air Products www.coolairproducts.net Fieldpulse fieldpulse.com/hvacknowitall Tru Tech Tools https://www.trutechtools.com Preferred Testo Pricing http://www.bit.ly/TTT-DISCOUNTS
59:44
November 9, 2018
It's Not The TXV
In this episode we discuss the Thermal Expansion Valve (TXV) operation, construction, and things to look for while troubleshooting. A podcast all HVAC techs should listen to. Happy HVACing! Check out the tools mentioned in the podcast... Testo 440... https://www.testo.com/en-US/products/testo-440 YJLTE... https://yellowjacket.com/product/yj-lte-refrigerant-recovery-system/ RefTech Silicone Grease https://www.refrigtech.com/silicone-grease/? Armstrong Pump Contest armstrongfluidtechnology.com/hvacknowitall Fieldpulse... fieldpulse.com/hvacknowitall Cool Air Products (AC Smart Seal)... www.coolairproducts.net Tru Tech Tools trutechtools.com Testo Preferred Pricing... http://www.bit.ly/TTT-DISCOUNTS
27:51
November 1, 2018
Tech and Apprentice Relationship w/Ryan Cruz
On this episode we speak with Ryan Cruz about tech and apprentice relationships and how we should train and nurture young adults entering into the trade. Happy HVACing Check out some of the tools and products mentioned during the podcast. Testo 605i... https://www.trutechtools.com/Testo605i Yellow Jacket Tank Heater... https://yellowjacket.com/?s=tank+heater Viper Wipes... https://www.refrigtech.com/viper-wipes/ Armstrong Contest... armstrongfluidtechnology.com/hvacknowitall Fieldpulse... fieldpulse.com/hvacknowitall Cool Air Products... http://www.coolairproducts.net TruTech Tools preferred testo pricing... http://www.bit.ly/TTT-DISCOUNTS Short Pro Tool... https://www.globalthesource.com/products/216-short-pro-tool And check out my website... hvacknowitall.com
52:50
October 26, 2018
Back To The Basics w/Rocky Hyatt
Rocky and I get back to the basics of HVAC. We can't go forward without the fundamentals in place. Also check out the tools I discussed during the podcast. Testo Smart Probes... https://www.trutechtools.com/TestoRefrigerationSmartProbeSet Yellow Jacket Pick... https://yellowjacket.com/product/gasket-remover-tool/ Nylog... https://www.refrigtech.com/nylog-blue/ Spot Armstrong Equipment... armstrongfluidtechnology.com/hvacknowitall Fieldpulse... fieldpulse.com/hvacknowitall Cool Air Products... http://www.coolairproducts.net Testo Preferred Pricing TrueTech Tools... http://www.bit.ly/TTT-DISCOUNTS TrueTech Tools... https://www.trutechtools.com/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI7o2wx7SR3gIVSLbACh3IDg6iEAAYASAA
1:08:49
October 19, 2018
Emerson Core Sense and Compressor Protection w/Trevor Matthews
In this episode I speak with Trevor Matthews of Emerson about Core Sense technology and continued training that Emerson provides. Go to climate.emerson.com to check out the training they offer. Happy HVACing!
47:42
October 13, 2018
My HVAC Week, VRFs, And HVAC YouTube w/Andrew Greaves
On this Episode of the HVAC Know It All Podcast, Andrew and I chat about my HVAC week, our experience with VRF systems, HVAC videos and Andrew's badass YouTube channel. Happy HVACing!
54:29
October 6, 2018
Cash Saving Case Studies w/Steven Lane
In this episode we discuss how you can save a customer a wack of cash by knowing the products you sell, and having a superior knowledge of HVAC in general. Steven Lane from Armstrong takes us through 4 small case studies proving evidence of this. Happy HVACing!
48:54
September 29, 2018
HVAC Past and Present w/Mike Mayberry aka HVAC Refer Guy
Mike and I discuss a little past, a little present and much much more in a great conversation. Happy HVACing!
55:24
September 22, 2018
Armstrong Design Envelope and Gen 5 w/Rohit Mohindra
On this episode I speak with Rohit Mohindra about Armstrong's Design Envelope pump and the new Gen 5 pump. I also speak about Neuro Linguistic Programming and how it may help you in the HVAC world. Happy HVACing!
51:29
September 13, 2018
The Three Stages Of A Tech's Maturity
In this episode I talk about, in my humble opinion, the three stages of a tech's mind state during their career. Happy HVACing!
32:09
September 6, 2018
Female Techs Rock w/Ariel Bertin
On this episode we talk to Ariel Bertin on she got started in the HVAC trade, how she's outworked some male counterparts and her philosophy of keeping fit and healthy. Happy HVACing!
44:39
August 31, 2018
Training Your Customer
I was on my way home, picked up the head set to blurt this out. Train your customers, trust me, it's well worth your while. But, before you do...there is something you need to know. Happy HVACing!
16:18
August 30, 2018
Predictive Maintenance and IoT w/Avishai Moscovich
In this episode we discover how IoT is utilized to create value and efficiency and we find out what Predictive Maintenance really is...Happy HVACing!
44:57
August 24, 2018
Inefficiency In HVAC Equipment And How Costs Add Up w/Tunji Asiwaju
In this episode of we speak to Tunji Asiwaju from Armstrong. We touch on building automation and how it can help you pin point inefficiency in your building and systems.
50:45
August 17, 2018
Florida HVACing w/Jonathan Abraham
In this episode we talk about what it's like to H-VAC in the State of Florida with a young up and comer, Jonathan Abraham. I also give you my take on digital manifolds. Happy HVACing!
45:01
August 15, 2018
Outside The Box Repairs and Modifications
In this episode we discuss site specific modifications and how thinking outside the box is a good thing when tackling these issues. Happy HVACing!
24:36
August 3, 2018
Increase Your Evacuation Efficiency
On this podcast we discuss how to speed up your evacuation process. Happy HVACing
22:17
July 27, 2018
I Love Service
In this episode, I talk about recent services calls I've been on and how they were resolved. Happy HVACing!
20:41
July 20, 2018
Don't Be Scared It's Only HVAC
On this episode, I discuss an article I wrote that speaks about feeling defeated in the HVAC trade. If you've ever felt defeated, so have I....You can over come it! Happy HVACing!
29:09
July 12, 2018
Building A Marijuana Grow Room w/Dan Thomson
Got to speak with Dan about his grow room experience. Great conversation. Happy HVACing!
42:49
July 5, 2018
Marine HVACing w/Eric L Sherman
In this episode I speak with my man Eric L Sherman about marine HVAC and working on high end luxury yachts. Great guy with a wealth of knowledge. Happy HVACing!
59:09
June 28, 2018
Trade School and My Duct Heater Experience
In this episode I bring some pumps tips from Armstrong, speak about my experience with trade school and touch on duct heaters and something new I learned about them. Happy HVACing!
32:55
June 22, 2018
Trade Professionalism w/ Rick Ruscigno
In this episode, I reach out to Rick for some banter on being a professional in the trades. Happy HVACing!
59:55
June 13, 2018
Online HVAC Discussion And My Unpleasant Experience
Listen as I tell the story of my unpleasant experience inside the bowels of HVAC discussion on the internet. I also give you the outcome of the Wet Rag VS. wet rag challenge. Happy HVACing!
25:02
June 8, 2018
Own Your Mistakes
In this episode I discuss some mistakes I've made in the trade and how I've learned from them. I also announce my partnership with Armstrong to bring you some pump education over the next few months. Happy HVACing!
32:33
May 31, 2018
Reheating Air During Dehumidifcation
In this episode we discuss different ways air is reheated during the dehumidifcation process.
20:25
May 24, 2018
Refrigerant Leak Checking
In this episode we discuss refrigerant leak checking and my experience with dye and internal leak sealants. Happy HVACing!
27:24
May 17, 2018
Compressor Over Heating and Three Ways Compressors Are Cooled
In this episode we discuss compressor max discharge temperatures, oil breakdown temperatures and how compressors are cooled. Happy HVACing!
18:12
May 8, 2018
Refrigeration Pump Down
In this episode we discuss refrigeration pump down, what it is and why it's done.
20:39
May 1, 2018
The Basic Refrigeration Cycle
In this episode we discuss the basic refrigeration cycle with the most commonly added accessory and a line where refrigerant moves in two directions at the same time.
22:47
April 25, 2018
Single Phasing
In this episode I discuss my experiences with single phasing. Hey, I also got a new headset, noise cancelling Mic and slider thingy!
18:43
April 18, 2018
Save On Tools...I almost Forgot
I just wanted to thank everyone for listening and supporting the podcast and to also fill you in some other info. You guys are awesome. Thank you!
08:55
April 2, 2018
How To Be A "Successful" Apprentice
I was asked by an Instagram bud to put together a podcast on being an apprentice and how to come out ahead.
27:23
March 29, 2018
Sunday Liebert Inspection
In this episode, I perform Liebert inspections, my headset follows me to the roof for some true reality podcasting! Happy HVACing!
28:48
March 25, 2018
Profanity In The Work Place
Warning, not for sensitive ears. In this podcast, profanity in the work place and in general is discussed intelligently with an open mind. Listener discretion is advised!!!
11:27
March 23, 2018
5 Minutes To Be A Better Tech
In this espisode, I explain why 5 minutes is all it takes to be a better Tech. One thing I make a habit of doing is applying Nylog to all service fitting caps to ensure a leak free system.
02:28
March 21, 2018
Azeotrope vs. Zeotrope
In 90 seconds, we discuss azeotropic and zeotropic refrigerant blends, including fractionation and glide.
02:23
March 20, 2018
Refrigerant Leak Detection
Refrigerant leak detection, a secert leak location and a little accidental Pink...
16:49
March 20, 2018
My Boss Used To Scare Me
If you've ever had a boss or superior that intimidated you to the point of fear, you're not alone. Listen to how I overcame my fear and moved one....
15:05
March 19, 2018
HVAC Sixth Sense
Your senses are a tool, use them daily to help troubleshoot systems and reach "HVAC Bad Ass" status.
16:01
March 16, 2018
Carbon Tracking
What is carbon tracking? Don't assume, you will make an ass out of you and me!
06:20
March 15, 2018
Basic Electrical Troubleshooting
In this episode I discuss why I started HVAC Know It All and touch on basic electrical troubleshooting.
17:44
March 15, 2018
New HVAC Podcast
If all goes well, perhaps a new podcast on the block. Stay tuned!
00:44
March 14, 2018
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