HVAC On Air Podcast Series

HVAC On Air Podcast Series

HVAC On Air is a podcast series covering various heating and cooling topics. Some topics feature leading Emerson experts and HVAC contractors discussing key industry issues. Other topics include insight and information for homeowners to consider when repairing or installing a new HVAC system.

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December 2, 2021 31 min

In part 2 of this series, this next episode continues the discussion between host, Lindsay Headings and HVACR industry experts Tersh Blissett, Michael Mayberry, Eddie McFarlane, Jerry Rollins, Bryan Orr, Jessica Bannister, and Bill Spohn. These guests toured The Helix Innovation Center in Dayton, Ohio, and the new Emerson labs in Sidney, Ohio. The group discussed highlights of the tour like the Residential Connected home located in...

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In this episode, Lindsay Headings talks with HVACR industry experts Tersh Blissett, Michael Mayberry, Eddie McFarlane, Jerry Rollins, Bryan Orr, and Bill Spohn at The Helix Innovation Center in Dayton, Ohio. Jessica Bannister also joined remotely. The conversation included personal back-stories from the experts, such as their passion for HVACR and how that led them to starting their social channels and communities.

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In this episode, Lindsay Headings and our co-host, Vickie Blakey, are joined by three HVAC customer service experts: Ty Gates, Zane Pockrandt, Scott Frymann from Logan A/C & Heat Services in Dayton, Ohio. These industry experts provide insight on the benefits of talking through two-stage technology with the homeowner. We also discuss comfortability at home during the pandemic and other topics.

Host: Lindsay Headings, Digital ...

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In this episode, we are joined by two experts, Bill Wireman and Chris Cantrell, from Logan A/C & Heat Services in Dayton, Ohio. We kick off the conversation discussing the serviceability of two-stage systems, then move to installation differences between two-stage and fixed or variable speed systems. We also discuss a basic checklist homeowners should do before having a technician service a unit.

Host: Lindsay Headings, Digital...

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May 10, 2021 26 min

In this episode, we are joined by three of Logan A/C & Heat Services in Dayton, Ohio’s own apprenticeship program graduates. We kick off the conversation by discussing how each of them unexpectedly took a leap of faith and made a career change to be a part of the HVAC industry. We also discuss how they receive a sense of accomplishment on the job and why awareness about the industry is important.

Host: Lindsay Headings, Digit...

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This podcast episode is all about the updates made on both the Copeland Online Product Information tool (OPI) and the Copeland Mobile app. This podcast will walk you through how to access OPI and Copeland Mobile along with the several features it has to offer. Lindsay, John, and James discuss the various feature upgrades including marketing bulletins, advanced search, cross reference tab, and more. Be sure to check out the question...

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March 29, 2021 22 min

In this episode, we are celebrating Women’s History month with four of our special guests, Ashley Pleiman, Sandy Heckman, Lynn Williams, and Mindy Ondera from Logan A/C & Heat Services in Dayton, Ohio. First, we dive into learning about the history of women at Logan’s and how they discovered their own careers in the HVAC industry. We also dive into the role of women in the HVAC industry along with the plethora of career opport...

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On this episode, we are joined again by Dr. Rajan Rajendran and Jennifer Butsch, Emerson’s regulatory experts. This episode of What’s New with Regs walks through the recently approved American Innovation and Manufacturing Act (AIM Act). We discuss what the AIM Act is, what it means moving forward as well as how it is different from the Kigali Amendment. We also make a point to touch on the concept of sector base rulemaking, how the...

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January 5, 2021 20 min

This podcast episode is all about tandems, trios and nomenclature! Lindsay, John, and James decode a common compressor nomenclature and explain the difference between even and uneven tandems. We also provide various marketing bulletins based on tandem/single compressor replacements, run cycle, staging, and oil balancing.

Host: Lindsay Headings – Digital Marketing and Content Manager, Emerson
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  • James Stevenson – Technical S...
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    To finish out the year strong, Lindsay and Jennifer are once again joined by Dr. Rajan Rajendran! In the previous episode, Lindsay and Jennifer discussed a lot about the new Federal Minimum Energy Efficiency standards coming in the next couple years, but what about system efficiency? Rajan dives deep into this topic and what metrics such as SEER, IEER, and EER measure, as well as what they fail to measure. We also further discuss t...

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    In this episode, Lindsay and Jennifer talk all about efficiency and the impact of new efficiency regulations in residential, commercial air conditioning, and heat pump equipment. We discuss the regional differences and requirements for the new regulations. In addition, we also evaluate the residential SEER increase and commercial IEER increase, new test procedures, when these changes will take place, and the reason behind the incre...

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    In this episode, we discuss the importance of and how to perform preventive maintenance. John and James share their knowledge on the best practices and the do’s and don’ts for performing preventive maintenance. They also discuss different visual and noninvasive checks that can be done even if you’re not an HVAC professional. Stay tuned to be informed on the new updated technical support number and how to reach John and James for an...

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    In this episode, we are joined by Marc Scancarello who is the director of materials engineering at Emerson. Today’s discussion is all based on new refrigerants and new codes. We answer the question, what is ASHRAE 34 and 15, and walk through the new standards as well. We also discuss how the adoption of new codes and standards can vary from state to state and how it can affect one’s business.

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    In today’s episode, we are joined by a special guest from Perfect Technician Academy (PTA), Dr. Thomas Moorman. Dr. Moorman has spent his career working in higher education and is now helping military veterans and others find fulfilling careers in the HVAC industry. We dive into how PTA started, the school’s mission, 97% graduation rate, what makes Dr. Moorman so passionate about the industry, and how army veterans can have a succe...

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    In this episode, Jennifer Butsch is joined once again by Don Gillis, lead technical instructor for Emerson Educational Services. Don and Jennifer discuss the differing state requirements, the challenges and impacts they have on contractors, as well as how they perform within each state.

    Host: Lindsay Headings, Digital Marketing and Content Manager, Emerson
    Co-Host: Jennifer Butsch, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Emerson
    Guest: Don...

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    In this episode, we are joined by Brad Hess, Emerson’s air conditioning application engineering manager. Brad shares his knowledge and expertise regarding Emerson’s digital tools and resources as well as how and when to utilize each of these technical resources. The tools being discussed include Online Product Information (OPI), Product Selection Software (PSS), Copeland Mobile, and Application Engineering Bulletins.

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    In this episode, we are joined by Emerson’s Don Gillis who is a lead instructor from Emerson’s educational services. Today, we answer the question regarding what the US has done to phase down HFCs. We explore this question by going through the EPA’s SNAP Rules, what they mean, and how they affect the industry, specifically technicians. We also discuss the history of these SNAP rules and the effects that they have on HFCs.

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    In this episode, we answer the question of the week from the previous episode, “Does a residential AC scroll need a hard start kit?” John & James answer this by walking through different scenarios in which you would and would not need a hard start kit for your system. We also discuss different resources that can be used to understand this topic a little better such as Copeland Mobile, AE Bulletins, OPI, and calling the service ...

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    In this episode, we are joined by Emerson’s Dr. Rajan Rajendran who is the V.P. of Systems Innovation Center and Sustainability. Today we answer the question, “Why are HFC’s not a good permanent solution?” We also discuss the greenhouse effects and how ozone-depleting gasses such as HFC’s are related to this. In addition, we explore the proliferation of refrigeration around the globe and the Kigali phase down and how it works.

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    In this episode we answer the question from the previous episode, “When working with a semi-hermetic compressor, can you replace a compressor with an FSD motor with a TSK motor?” We answer this by discussing 6 and 9 lead motors and talking through multiple AE bulletins and visual aids that help with understanding this complex topic.

    Host: Lindsay Headings – Digital Marketing and Content Manager, Emerson

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  • James Stevenson –...
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