Articles Tagged with ''service technician''

Ice Breaker: Recording Refrigerant Usage; Observing Regulations

Modern Day Practices of an Aware, Alert Contractor

Today, recovering refrigerant from a system during major repairs is a routine practice for technicians and contractors.


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What If Gomer Serviced Your Freezer?

Why a Qualified Tech Is Needed

Those of you of a certain age interested in a bit of refrigeration nostalgia should check out an episode of the old Andy Griffith TV show that first aired back in 1964. (It usually shows up on the TV Land cable channel from time to time.)


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Service Providers Must Excel at Providing Service

Customers expect top-notch service -- whether it's cable television of home comfort. Do everything you can to provide it, or else they'll find someone who will.
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The Professor: Leak Checking a Water-Cooled Condenser

Locating Refrigeration Cycle Leaks May Be Easier Than You Think

When a refrigeration system has lost most of its refrigerant charge in a short period of time, the leak is probably significant and should be easy to find.


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Ask The Experts: April 8, 2013

I’ve just hired a new technician. He’s been through a local trade school, but he doesn’t have much field experience. Where do I start him?


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Veto Pro Pac: HVAC Technician Tool Bag

The TECH-LC tool bag is a HVAC service technician version of the original Model LC. A number of changes have been made to tailor the bag to accommodate HVAC service technicians’ tools and work routines. 


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Veto Pro Pac LLC: Clip-On Diagnostics Bag

Model TP3 is a clip-on diagnostics bag designed to hold a meter and a variety of tools. When not in use, the bag can clip onto any of the company’s tool bag’s tape clip or D-Rings. It features 19 pockets of various sizes that will accommodate the most commonly used tools to diagnose and repair problems on service calls. 


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Contractor Boosts Revenue with Mobile Work Order Management

Hank’s Plumbing of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, replaced paper forms with mobile software from Flowfinity Wireless Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, on its field technicians’ smartphones to gain significantly improved management of time and materials.


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Obituary: Randolph S. Shannon

Randolph “Randy” S. Shannon, 66, of Atlanta, passed away at his home, Sept. 30, 2012.


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HVAC Breeze: HVAC Service Cart, Gantry Frame

The HVAC service cart’s workbench allows the technician to work from an upright position. With a mounted vise the technician can prefabricate piping on the cart, instead of working in awkward, hard-to-reach areas where injuries and fire may result, said the company.


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