10 episodes

The AC Service Tech Answers podcast is all about answering real HVAC/R related questions, asked by real HVAC/R technicians. Come join us as we tackle problems, questions, and troubleshooting in the world of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration.

AC Service Tech Answers Podcast Craig Migliaccio

    • Self-Improvement
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

The AC Service Tech Answers podcast is all about answering real HVAC/R related questions, asked by real HVAC/R technicians. Come join us as we tackle problems, questions, and troubleshooting in the world of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration.

    Episode 9: Do You Trust the TXV?

    Episode 9: Do You Trust the TXV?

    Join us as we discuss the Thermostatic Expansion Valve (TXV) and go into detail on how it functions, the purpose they serve in the HVAC/R system, and how they may fail and what to do to prevent failures down the road!

    • 13 min
    Episode 8: Evolution of Control Boards within Gas Furnaces

    Episode 8: Evolution of Control Boards within Gas Furnaces

    Join us as we explore the evolution of gas furnace control boards. From the 60's to present we will examine what has been used in the past and why we have updated to the current control boards in use today!

    • 15 min
    Episode 7: Gas Furnace Diagnosis

    Episode 7: Gas Furnace Diagnosis

    Join us as we discuss the sequence of operations for gas furnaces, combustion efficiency, recognizing and diagnosing problems, and how to avoid being just another parts changer!

    • 10 min
    Episode 6: Charging Refrigerant After a Vacuum & More Q/A

    Episode 6: Charging Refrigerant After a Vacuum & More Q/A

    In today's episode, we will be answering questions about refrigerant charging, breaking the vacuum with refrigerant, what factors effect Delta T, and much more!

    • 13 min
    Episode 5: Refrigerant Compressor Troubleshooting and Diagnosis

    Episode 5: Refrigerant Compressor Troubleshooting and Diagnosis

    In this episode, we will be covering how to troubleshoot and diagnose a bad refrigerant compressor. We will also look at many of the reasons why a compressor may fail and discuss what steps can be taken to help prevent compressor failure in the future!

    • 24 min
    Episode 4: Questions on Brazing, Working with Refrigerants, and Safety

    Episode 4: Questions on Brazing, Working with Refrigerants, and Safety

    Today's episode will cover questions on brazing, handling and working with refrigerants, safety, and troubleshooting!

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

arthurtheman ,

Always has great info

Your definitely one of my resources for the HVAC field , for sure helped me on my
Journey and helped
Me grow as a tech , you break things down nicely and easy to understand. I bought your AC book and had some really awesome info which helped
Enlighten me . Just found your podcast , I’ll for sure be tuning in . Thanks Craig

Markwoh ,

Excellent Videos and More

Craig has been a keystone in my learning of the HVAC field. I went from being an installer of seven years not knowing how anything worked, to being able to fully diagnose some of the more complicated issues without any assistance from more experienced technicians. If you’re new, or just looking to broaden your knowledge of this ever changing field, keep it right here with AC Service Tech.

sustainable electric and air ,

Top Quality Instruction

Thanks for putting this out Craig. It is rare to find a true craftsman in the trades. Most people are just content to make it work but to truly understand how it operates and runs at optimal performance is the right way to be.

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