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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. Continue Reading >>
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. << Show Less
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Emerson HVACR Influencer Event: Part 2 – The Helix Innovation Center & the Future of HVAC/R 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 inside The Helix and brainstormed ways to promote the skilled trades.
Host: Lindsay Headings, Digital Demand Lead, Emerson
Guests:



Tersh Blissett
Michael Mayberry
Eddie McFarlane
Jerry Rollins




Bryan Orr
Bill Spohn
Jessica Bannister



Timestamps:

0:10 – Lindsay’s opening remarks
1:26 – Eddie and Jerry’s take on innovation in the Helix
5:55 – Bill discusses the Residential Connected Home
6:46 – Bill and Lindsay talk about the potential for future meetings
7:58 – Meaningful conversations from the day
9:04 – Mike’s thoughts on the influencer event
13:38 – Suggestions for Emerson’s social media from Mike
15:36 – Jessica explains the HVACR social media environment
17:05 – Jessica and Lindsay cover skilled trades as a career
18:43 – Jessica advocates for in-person events
21:01 – Brian’s reflection on the Helix and its features
23:44 – Tersh deliberates on the Residential Connected Home
26:01 – Tersh’s take on HVACR learning resources
30:56 – Lindsay’s closing statements


Here are the influencers&#8217; social channels:
Tersh Blissett
Instagram – @tershblissett and @Service Business Mastery Podcast
Facebook – @Service Business Mastery Podcast
LinkedIn – @Tersh Blissett
Michael Mayberry
Instagram – @hvac_refer_guy
Youtube – @HVAC_REFER_GUY
Facebook – @HVACREFERGUY
LinkedIn – @Mike (HVACREFERGUY LLC) Mayberry
Eddie McFarlane
Youtube – @Toolshed and @McFarlane Minute
Facebook – @Toolshed
LinkedIn – @Edward McFarlane
Jerry Rollins
Youtube – @Toolshed
Facebook – @Toolshed
LinkedIn – @Jerry Rollins


Bryan Orr
Instagram – @hvacschool
Youtube – @HVAC School
Facebook – @hvacrschool
LinkedIn – @Bryan Orr
Bill Spohn
Website – hvacrs
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Emerson HVACR Influencer Event: Part 2 – The Helix Innovation Center & the Future of HVAC/R 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 inside The Helix and brainstormed ways to promote the skilled trades.
Host: Lindsay Headings, Digital Demand Lead, Emerson
Guests:



Tersh Blissett
Michael Mayberry
Eddie McFarlane
Jerry Rollins




Bryan Orr
Bill Spohn
Jessica Bannister



Timestamps:

0:10 – Lindsay’s opening remarks
1:26 – Eddie and Jerry’s take on innovation in the Helix
5:55 – Bill discusses the Residential Connected Home
6:46 – Bill and Lindsay talk about the potential for future meetings
7:58 – Meaningful conversations from the day
9:04 – Mike’s thoughts on the influencer event
13:38 – Suggestions for Emerson’s social media from Mike
15:36 – Jessica explains the HVACR social media environment
17:05 – Jessica and Lindsay cover skilled trades as a career
18:43 – Jessica advocates for in-person events
21:01 – Brian’s reflection on the Helix and its features
23:44 – Tersh deliberates on the Residential Connected Home
26:01 – Tersh’s take on HVACR learning resources
30:56 – Lindsay’s closing statements


Here are the influencers&#8217; social channels:
Tersh Blissett
Instagram – @tershblissett and @Service Business Mastery Podcast
Facebook – @Service Business Mastery Podcast
LinkedIn – @Tersh Blissett
Michael Mayberry
Instagram – @hvac_refer_guy
Youtube – @HVAC_REFER_GUY
Facebook – @HVACREFERGUY
LinkedIn – @Mike (HVACREFERGUY LLC) Mayberry
Eddie McFarlane
Youtube – @Toolshed and @McFarlane Minute
Facebook – @Toolshed
LinkedIn – @Edward McFarlane
Jerry Rollins
Youtube – @Toolshed
Facebook – @Toolshed
LinkedIn – @Jerry Rollins


Bryan Orr
Instagram – @hvacschool
Youtube – @HVAC School
Facebook – @hvacrschool
LinkedIn – @Bryan Orr
Bill Spohn
Website – hvacrs
Emerson HVACR Influencer Event: Part 1 – Using Passion + Social to Connect the Industry In this episode, Lindsay Headings sat down 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 us 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.
Host: Lindsay Headings, Digital Demand Lead, Emerson
Guests:



Tersh Blissett
Michael Mayberry
Eddie McFarlane
Jerry Rollins




Bryan Orr
Bill Spohn
Jessica Banister



Timestamps:

0:00 – Welcome
0:09 – Lindsay’s opening remarks
1:37 – Eddie and Jerry’s background
3:18 – Eddie and Jerry&#8217;s passion for the industry
6:00 – How Toolshed came to be
9:19 – Introduction to Bill and TruTech Tools
11:25 – Bill’s take on building performance in HVACR
12:51 – Michael’s background
20:40 – HVAC Refer Guy philanthropy
22:03 – Michael&#8217;s transformative personal story
27:41 – Jessica’s background and passion for the industry
31:31 – Transparency of HVACR challenges
35:36 – Bryan’s background
37:03 – Bryan’s passion for the trade
38:23 – Gaps that HVAC School addresses
41:08 – Variety of opportunities in HVACR
45:53 – Tersh’s introduction
49:45 – Service Business Mastery Podcast origin and content
52:24 – Lindsay’s closing statement


Here are the influencers&#8217; social channels:
Tersh Blissett
Instagram – @tershblissett and @Service Business Mastery Podcast
Facebook – @Service Business Mastery Podcast
LinkedIn – @Tersh Blissett
Michael Mayberry
Instagram – @hvac_refer_guy
Youtube – @HVAC_REFER_GUY
Facebook – @HVACREFERGUY
LinkedIn – @Mike (HVACREFERGUY LLC) Mayberry
Eddie McFarlane
Youtube – @Toolshed and @McFarlane Minute
Facebook – @Toolshed
LinkedIn – @Edward McFarlane
Jerry Rollins
Youtube – @Toolshed
Facebook – @Toolshed
LinkedIn – @Jerry Rollins


Bryan Orr
Instagram – @hvacschool
Youtube – @HVAC School
Facebook – @hvacrschool
LinkedIn – @Bryan Orr
Bill Spohn
Website – hvacrschool.com
Youtube – <a href="https://www.youtube.com/c/TruTechToolsLTD" rel="noopener" target
Customer Service Experts 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 Marketing and Content Manager, Emerson
Co-host: Vickie Blakey, Product Marketing Manager, Emerson
Guests: Ty Gates, Zane Pockrandt, Scott Frymann

Timestamps:

0:09 – Welcome
0:21 – Two-stage system recommendations to customers
3:22 – Advantages of two-stage vs single-stage system
4:18 – Explaining two-stage systems to customers
5:36 – Discussing HVAC terms with customers
6:27 – Helping with buying or upgrading decision
9:53 – Finding the value of buying and upgrading new HVAC systems
13:10 – Training technicians on how to effectively talk to customers
18:42 – Final thoughts and personal stories


Learn more about Logan A/C & Heat Services:
Website: https://www.logan-inc.com/
Social Media:

Facebook
Twitter
Youtube

The post Customer Service Experts appeared first on AC & Heating Connect.
Tech Experts Edition: In the Field – Serviceability of Two-Stage Systems 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 Marketing and Content Manager, Emerson
Co-Host: Brad Hess, Application Engineering Manager, Emerson
Guests:
Bill Wireman, Field Service Supervisor, Logan A/C & Heat Services
Chris Cantrell, Service Manager, Logan A/C & Heat Services

Timestamps:

0:09 – Welcome
0:44 – Installation differences between two-stage, fixed speed and variable speed system
1:20 – Training for new technicians
2:26 – Setup differences between a two-stage system vs variable speed system
2:56 – Talking to a homeowner about the difference of operation between two-stage and single-stage
4:52 – How thermostats work in two-stage systems
5:30 – Typical issues and troubleshooting of two-stage systems
8:46 – Benefits of a two-stage system
10:27 – Thermostat installation for new two-stage systems
11:12 – Typical issues received on service calls
12:10 – What impact do new regulations have on serviceability
13:12 – Advice for technicians


Learn more about Logan A/C & Heat Services:
Website: https://www.logan-inc.com/
Social Media:

Facebook
Twitter
Youtube


Previous Episode: The New Copeland Online Product Information Tool and Copeland Mobile App
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HVAC Backstories In this episode, we are joined by three of Logan A/C &amp; 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, Digital Marketing and Content Manager, Emerson
Co-Host: Vickie Blakey, Product Marketing Manager, Emerson
Guests: Devin Johnson, Jared Cloyd, and Matt Andre
Timestamps:

0:08 – Introduction
2:14 – Devin discusses his background
4:28 – Devin discusses his experience in the apprenticeship program
5:46 – Jared discusses his background
7:28 – Ride along experiences
9:53 – Matt shares his background
13:20 – Devin, Jared, and Matt share advice to those looking for a career change
17: 41 – The biggest challenge or misconception about switching to an HVAC career
19:58 – Mentorship
21:17 – Favorite things on the job
22:54 – Learning new things
25:51 – Wrap-up


Learn more about Logan A/C &amp; Heat Services:
Website: https://www.logan-inc.com/
Social Media:

Facebook
Twitter
Youtube

The post HVAC Backstories appeared first on AC &amp; Heating Connect.
Tech Experts Edition: The New Copeland™ Online Product Information Tool and Copeland™ Mobile App 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 of the week at the end of the podcast for a chance to win a genuine Copeland t-shirt.

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

James Stevenson – Technical Service Engineer, Emerson
John Roberts – Technical Service Engineer, Emerson

Timestamps:

0:10 &#8211; Welcome
1:08 &#8211; Answering the question of the week from the Tandems and Trios podcast
5:31 &#8211; How do you access OPI
6:58 &#8211; Features of OPI: keyword search, publications, advanced search, cross reference tab, and more
12:48 &#8211; How to find a compressor model in local stores near you
13:20 &#8211; How to access the older version/format of OPI
14:29 &#8211; Feedback button
15:48 &#8211; Transitioning to Copeland Mobile and its features
18:32 &#8211; Finding service parts on Copeland Mobile
19:24 &#8211; Comparing the older version and newer version of Copeland Mobile especially while searching for parts
20:10 &#8211; Scan feature on Copeland Mobile
22:40 &#8211; Blog and YouTube Videos mentioned:

Blog &#8211; Launch of Enhanced OPI Tool and Copeland Mobile App
How to Cross-reference a Competitor Condensing Unit to a Copeland Model
How to Search for Publications and Bulletins about Copeland Models
How to Search for Frequently Asked Questions about Copeland Brand Products


26:21 &#8211; Question of the week




Previous Episode: Tandems and Trios
The post Tech Experts Edition: The New Copeland&#x2122; Online Product Information Tool and Copeland&#x2122; Mobile App appeared first on AC & Heating Connect.
Women in HVAC 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 and 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 opportunities it has to offer. Our special guests further discuss how flexible the industry is and give advice to our next generation of females.

Host: Lindsay Headings, Digital Marketing and Content Manager, Emerson
Co-Host: Becky Hoelscher, Director Aftermarket Sales, Emerson
Guests:

Ashley Pleiman
Sandy Heckman
Lynn Williams
Mindy Ondera

Timestamps:

0:10 – Welcome
1:18 – Sandy and Ashley discuss their history and journey at Logan’s
5:44 – Industry flexibility and career opportunities
8:00 – Is HVAC for women?
10:54 – Mindy and Lynn introduce themselves and share why they chose HVAC
17:07 – Challenges faced due to COVID-19
19:40 – Advice to the next generation of females

The post Women in HVAC appeared first on AC & Heating Connect.
What’s New with Regs: Regulatory Edition – American Innovation and Manufacturing Act (AIM Act) 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 EPA might view this topic and the AIM act’s impact to low GWP Refrigerants.

Host: Lindsay Headings, Digital Marketing and Content Manager, Emerson
Co-host: Jennifer Butsch, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Emerson
Guest: Dr. Rajan Rajendran, Vice President of Systems Innovation Center and Sustainability, Emerson
Timestamps:

0:09 – Welcome
1:03 – Introduction on AIM Act and what it is
1:29 – what does the AIM Act signify?
3:11 – Reason why AIM Act is called the American Innovation and Manufacturing Act
4:20 – How is AIM Act different from Kigali Amendment?
8:28 – Sector based rulemaking and how EPA might rule that out?
10:32 – GWP Refrigerants

For additional information on the AIM Act check out our E360 webinar and regulations webpage:



Regulatory Update: Refrigerant Rulemaking and Climate Initiatives E360 Webinar
AC Industry Regulations




Previous Episode: What’s New with Regs: System Efficiency – A Look into the Future
The post What’s New with Regs: Regulatory Edition – American Innovation and Manufacturing Act (AIM Act) appeared first on AC &amp; Heating Connect.
Tech Experts Edition: Tandems and Trios 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
Co-Hosts:

James Stevenson – Technical Service Engineer, Emerson
John Roberts – Technical Service Engineer, Emerson

Timestamps:

0:10 – Welcome
1:30 – Challenges of tandems and trios
2:08 – Using multiples for capacity control
4:26 – How far back does the use of semi-hermetic go back?

5:32 – Even and uneven tandems & trios
6:51 – Nomenclature

8:00 – Identifying and replacing a tandem
8:53 – Different applications for tandems and trios
9:56 – Oil levels
12:46 – Replacing compressors
14:12 – Ideal scenarios when replacing a single compressor in a multiples installation versus the entire system
16:35 – AE bulletins referenced in the podcast

A44 –1331 – ZP16 to ZP44K3E and ZP14 to ZP61K5E R-410A 1.5 to 5 Ton Copeland Scroll Compressors
AE4 – 1365 – 5 to 12 Ton ZP*K3, ZP*KC, and ZP*KW R-410A Copeland Scroll Compressors for Air Conditioning
AE4 – 1303 – 7 to 15 Ton ZR*KC and ZP*KC Copeland Scroll Compressors


17:23 – Charge limits and crankcase heater
18:26 – Question of the week




Previous Episode: Preventive Maintenance
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