HVAC Training - Superheat

HVAC Training – Superheat

by Ron Walker Principles of Superheat Superheat is the temperature of the refrigerant vapor above its saturation temperature. Superheating is done by the load. If the load is low, the superheat will be low. If the load is high, the superheat will be high. Superheat is sensible heat transfer that provides very little useful cooling. This occurs because…

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How to Learn HVAC

by Ron Walker There are several different ways to learn HVAC. There are pros and cons to each. Accredited College You will receive and approved and accredited HVAC Certification course, taught by qualified instructors.  This type of HVAC training is structured and every aspect of the HVAC field is covered.  You will receive a diploma…

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What Does it Take to Be an Air Conditioning Technician?

by Ron Walker I have been in the HVAC field for many years (too many) working as a technician  service manager, business owner and working on coolers, freezers, air conditioning, heat pumps, boilers, pool heaters, and gas furnaces. So what does it take to work in the HVAC field? Education and Certification  –  Hundreds of hours…

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Troubleshooting Air Conditioning Compressor Motors Like A Pro

Air conditioning compressor motors are very simple to diagnose but can be confusing. If you find that an AC compressor is getting the proper voltages, has a good capacitor, and will not run or is tripping the circuit breaker, it could be that the motor windings are the problem. There are only 3 motor winding…

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Air Conditioning Repair – Troubleshooting Process

by Ron Walker One of the most difficult things a new air conditioning technician faces is troubleshooting a broken air conditioner or heat pump is coming up with a systematic process. An AC system can malfunction for many reasons: Mechanical parts and contacts can wear out Wires can overheat and short out or burn open…

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