Safety Practices Part 2

By |2021-10-27T18:21:02+00:00October 27th, 2021|Fundamentals, Safety|

In our previous HVAC Journal article, we reviewed some of the dangers that are associated with working as a technician in this industry, and how to avoid becoming a statistic in workplace accidents. According to recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, private industry workers across the board incurred 2.8 million nonfatal occupational inj [...]

Safety Practices Part I

By |2021-10-06T15:37:02+00:00October 6th, 2021|Fundamentals, Safety|

In our previous HVAC journal article, we have touched on various fundamental theories, principles, and laws as well as their real-world application to the daily operation of what we do as technicians in the HVAC/R industry. While it is critical to have this technical knowledge to be able to meet our clients’ needs and complete our projects profes [...]

Basics of Refrigeration

By |2021-09-14T16:13:20+00:00September 13th, 2021|Fundamentals|

In our previous HVAC Journal entries, we reviewed the fundamental concepts surrounding heat, pressure, matter, and energy as they pertained to their functional roles in the HVAC/R industry. Now, we will be delving into how these conceptual laws are integrated into the day-to-day operation of what we do as technicians in the field. Let’s begin wit [...]

Basics of Matter and Energy

By |2021-09-14T00:41:26+00:00July 27th, 2021|Fundamentals|

Previously, we reviewed some salient fundamentals that are essential to understanding how things work in the HVAC/R industry, and why they work the way they do. Piggybacking off this topic, there are other rudimentary elements in play that are vital to conceptualizing the "how's and why's" as well; however, this topic is more focused on the "what" [...]

Heat and Pressure Fundamentals

By |2021-06-22T19:25:52+00:00June 22nd, 2021|Fundamentals|

One of the most fundamental principles that has an integral role in the HVAC/R industry is heat: what it is, how it is transferred, and its different forms. Heat is defined by the laws of thermodynamics. Temperature, which describes the level of heat with reference to no heat, is quantified by temperature which is related to heat content defined [...]

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