Things move fast in our industry. Innovations happen in a blink of an eye and contractors need to be constantly in the “know”. Fortunately, the Internet made this information much more accessible. There’s a steady stream of content coming out every day via email, blogs, and vlogs. Most of the day you and your team are boots on the ground fixing problems. You don’t have the liberty of staying on top of trends. There’s a better way to get these trade stories and trends – HVAC podcasts.
In this article, we’ll be talking about our favorite HVAC podcasts, and particular episodes we’ve enjoyed.
Entertainment While Learning
Any HVAC contractor or technician worth their salt knows that staying up to speed on the latest industry news is essential to their success. Our industry is constantly evolving. If you don’t stay on top of the latest developments, you’ll simply be left behind.
Thankfully, there are a number of ways to stay informed, and one of them is by listening to HVAC podcasts. They’re entertaining and you’re sure to learn something new with each episode. If you’re looking for insights on the latest technologies or simply want to hear about other contractors’ experiences, HVAC podcasts have a lot to offer. Why not give them a try? You might just be surprised at how much you enjoy them.
Essential Podcasts for HVAC Contractors
The daily commute between job sites can be monotonous. That’s why tuning into an entertaining HVAC podcast while you’re stuck in traffic is the perfect distraction. Especially if it features the humor you enjoy or talks about the same problems you face in the field. Similarly, you’ll learn new things and feel more accomplished.
There are lots of HVAC podcasts and I am certain we missed some good ones. In our experience, these are the most beneficial for HVAC contractors and techs:
HVAC 360. Covers the HVAC industry throughout a building’s life cycle. From building commissioning, engineering and design, to construction, operations, and maintenance.
HVAC On Air Podcast Series. Series that covers a wide range of heating and cooling topics. Some subjects include Emerson experts and HVAC professionals debating critical industry concerns.
Building HVAC Science. They discuss a wide range of building science and HVAC diagnostic topics, as well as comfort, health, and safety.
The HVAC Jerks – They talk about anything related to the HVAC, plumbing, and electrical sector. News, technical topics, annoying customer stories, and how “not to do it.”
Podcasts for HVAC Marketing
On top of everything else you do, it’s marketing that helps you stand out from the crowd. Over the next five years, you can expect local competition to heat up. Create a competitive HVAC marketing strategy is critical to growing your business. Here’s our list of HVAC podcasts that can help elevate your strategies.
HVAC Masters of the Hustle. They talk about successful HVAC business owners, personalities, and the secrets to their success. Learn about the life of sales, HVAC tech, and dispatchers.
HVAC Uncensored. You’ll get business advice, technical help, and tips on how to make more money.
HVAC Refer Guy (Blue is the new White). It can be hard and stressful to close sales. In each episode, they’ll break down every part of a sales call and show you how to do it.
Rep Talk. Provides you with the most recent information, pro suggestions, and industry knowledge. They speak with manufacturers, sales reps, company owners, contractors, and industry experts to share important insights.
Episodes That Deserve a Listen
These are a few of our favorites
HVAC 360, Episode 165. This episode tackles about COVID-19, Facility Changes, and Going back to School with Raj Setty.
The HVAC Jerks, Mental Health, and the Service Tech Episode. In this episode, they talk about mental health and more.
HVAC On Air Podcast Series, Women in HVAC Episode. This episode is about celebrating Women’s History Month.
HVAC Refer Guy (Blue is the new White), Episode 113. HVAC Refer Guy meets the HVAC Doctor.
Rep Talk, Episode 26. How HVAC system performance and IAQ protect immunocompromised people. John Ellis shares stories of the many clients he has helped over his career. From children with iron lungs to a retired couple whose health was compromised by air pollution.