Torrice Talk & Torrice Tech Talk
Episode 104: Commercial Applications for the REME Halo & PHI Equipment

Episode 104: Commercial Applications for the REME Halo & PHI Equipment

August 11, 2021

We welcome back Jim Cherubini from Northway Group to discuss commercial indoor air quality applications for the REME Halo as well as other PHI-action IAQ equipment.

Tech Talk Episode 72 - Setting Up Accessories on Mitsubishi Electric Equipment Using a CN24 Relay Kit

Tech Talk Episode 72 - Setting Up Accessories on Mitsubishi Electric Equipment Using a CN24 Relay Kit

August 5, 2021

We welcome back Phil Valpey to discuss how to add accessories such as a humidifier or ERV to your Mitsubishi Electric Heating & Air Conditioning equipment by using a CN24 Relay Kit.

Episode 103: Exploring The Benefits of Working With EGIA

Episode 103: Exploring The Benefits of Working With EGIA

July 28, 2021

We welcome Jeff Matulich, VP of Marketing at EGIA, to Torrice Talk to discuss what EGIA offers HVAC contractors and how it can help grow your business. We also have an exciting show announcement related to EGIA's EPIC2021 event.

Tech Talk Episode 71: Advanced Checks for Failing Mitsubishi Electric Systems

Tech Talk Episode 71: Advanced Checks for Failing Mitsubishi Electric Systems

July 22, 2021

Phil Valpey is back to take you through more advanced checks on failing Mitsubishi Electric Heating & Air Conditioning equipment

Tech Talk Episode 70: Common Checks for Failing Mitsubishi Electric Systems

Tech Talk Episode 70: Common Checks for Failing Mitsubishi Electric Systems

July 8, 2021

Phil Valpey is back on Tech Talk to give you some of the common checks to make when you experience a failing Mitsubishi Electric Heating & Air Conditioning system in the field.

Episode 102: Integrating Your Quickbooks Data with Service Fusion and Baytek

Episode 102: Integrating Your Quickbooks Data with Service Fusion and Baytek

July 7, 2021

We welcome Jordan Bostic, the Partner Development Manager at Service Fusion as well as Judy Thornell, the President of Baytek, to discuss how Service Fusion has fully integrated their software with Quickbooks and how they work with Baytek to ensure a quick, seamless onboarding process for Quickbooks.

Episode 101: An Introduction to the Field Edge Platform

Episode 101: An Introduction to the Field Edge Platform

June 16, 2021

We welcome Jacob Kingdon and Dylan Walden from FieldEdge to discuss the FieldEdge Field Service Management platform and some of the advantages HVAC contractors have when switching to FieldEdge.

Episode 100: The Best of Torrice Talk’s 100 Episodes

Episode 100: The Best of Torrice Talk’s 100 Episodes

June 9, 2021

We celebrate 100 episodes of Torrice Talk by looking back at some of the best moments in podcast history.

Tech Talk Episode 69: A Deep Dive Into Spin Fin Coil Technology

Tech Talk Episode 69: A Deep Dive Into Spin Fin Coil Technology

June 3, 2021

We welcome Ray Rite from Trane Technologies to take a deeper look at spine fin technology and how Trane Technologies is using the technology to make a better, more efficient product.

Episode 99: Ductless IAQ Solutions Using PHI

Episode 99: Ductless IAQ Solutions Using PHI

June 2, 2021

We welcome back Jim Cherubini from Northway group to discuss an IAQ solution for ductless minisplits using PHI, the same action as the REME Halo.

Tech Talk Episode 68: An Introduction to the Symbio 700 Commercial Control

Tech Talk Episode 68: An Introduction to the Symbio 700 Commercial Control

May 20, 2021

We welcome in Ken Gott to have our first discussion on the new Symbio 700 commercial control.

Episode 98: Using Google Posts

Episode 98: Using Google Posts

May 19, 2021

We welcome in Amanda Woolums from The DAC Group to discuss what Google Posts are, how to use Google Posts and how they can help your Google ranking in local search.

Tech Talk Episode 67: Troubleshooting Expansion Valves

Tech Talk Episode 67: Troubleshooting Expansion Valves

May 13, 2021

We welcome back Phil Valpey to discuss troubleshooting thermostatic expansion valves - better known as TXV's - and electronic expansion valves - better known as EEV's or LEV's.

Episode 97: Massachusetts Venting Pipe Code Change Details

Episode 97: Massachusetts Venting Pipe Code Change Details

May 12, 2021

We welcome on Doug Hamilton to discuss the recent announcement from the Massachusetts Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters to Fuel Gas Code, 248 CMR 5.00, impacting the materials that can be used for the venting of appliances by stating, "The only plastic piping which may be used for venting appliances shall be CPVC, polypropylene, and other pipes which have been product-accepted for that purpose by the Board."

Tech Talk Episode 66: Proper Line Set Installation Practices

Tech Talk Episode 66: Proper Line Set Installation Practices

May 6, 2021

Mark Guenthner is back, this week discussing proper installation practices for line sets in both unitary and ductless equipment.

Tech Talk Episode 65: Proper Duct Installation Practices

Tech Talk Episode 65: Proper Duct Installation Practices

April 29, 2021

We welcome back Mark Guenthner to give his insight into proper duct installation practices and how good ductwork installation can make or break your next job.

Episode 96: Relative Humidity & Viruses

Episode 96: Relative Humidity & Viruses

April 28, 2021

We welcome back Marc Marchillo from Aprilaire to discuss how viruses react in humidity and how having the proper relative humidity in your space can help slow the spread of viruses.

Tech Talk Episode 64: Proper Installation & Maintenance Practices for Anden Dehumidifiers

Tech Talk Episode 64: Proper Installation & Maintenance Practices for Anden Dehumidifiers

April 22, 2021

We welcome back Randy Lenz from Anden to give an overview of proper installation and maintenance practices for Anden dehumidifiers when installed in a grow room.

Episode 95: A Deep Dive Into the Anden Dehumidifier Line

Episode 95: A Deep Dive Into the Anden Dehumidifier Line

April 21, 2021

We take a deeper look at the full line of Anden dehumidifiers with Randy Lenz, the Product Application Engineer at Anden.

Tech Talk Episode 63 - An Introduction to Anden’s VLGR Technology

Tech Talk Episode 63 - An Introduction to Anden’s VLGR Technology

April 15, 2021

We continue our Anden discussion by welcoming in Chip Seidel, Director of Operations at Anden, to introduce their proprietary VLGR technology and explain how variable low grain refrigerant can lead to a better dehumidifier for any grow room.

Episode 94: An Introduction to the Anden Dehumidifier & Humidifier Line

Episode 94: An Introduction to the Anden Dehumidifier & Humidifier Line

April 14, 2021

We introduce the Anden line of grow room optimized dehumidifiers and humidifiers by welcoming East Coast Regional Manager at Anden, Victoria Aceves to Torrice Talk. She discusses what important differences go into the Anden line to ensure it is the ideal application for grow rooms and cultivation.

Tech Talk Episode 62: Preparing Your Rooftop Units for Summer

Tech Talk Episode 62: Preparing Your Rooftop Units for Summer

April 8, 2021

We welcome back Ken Gott to discuss tips for yearly maintenance and system checks you should be making when preparing commercial rooftop units for summer.

Episode 93: Discussing Whole Home Dehumidification

Episode 93: Discussing Whole Home Dehumidification

April 7, 2021

We welcome Marc Marchillo, Corporate Training Manager at Aprilaire, to discuss the benefits of whole home dehumidification and how Aprilaire can help you start selling more dehumidifiers.

Tech Talk Episode 61: Stock Your Tech Bag for Cooling Season

Tech Talk Episode 61: Stock Your Tech Bag for Cooling Season

April 2, 2021

We continue our discussion on stocking up for cooling season by welcoming in John Souza from S. G. Torrice to talk about what needs to be taken out of your bag, and what needs to go in to work on cooling equipment.

Episode 92 (Part 2): Stock Your Truck for Commercial Cooling Season

Episode 92 (Part 2): Stock Your Truck for Commercial Cooling Season

April 1, 2021

In part two of our cooling season stock discussion, Jay Seitz from Trane Technologies is back to discuss what you should have on your trucks or in your warehouses when working on commercial equipment ahead of this cooling season.

Episode 92 (Part 1): Stock Your Trucks for Cooling Season

Episode 92 (Part 1): Stock Your Trucks for Cooling Season

March 31, 2021

We welcome back Jay Seitz, the Northeast Regional Manager for Independent Distribution representing all American Standard and Trane Equipment and Parts at Trane Technologies, to talk about what stock you need on your trucks and in your warehouses to start cooling season. Plus we discuss preseason buys and selling IAQ items as the season begins.

Tech Talk Episode 60: Cooling Season Service & Maintenance Plan

Tech Talk Episode 60: Cooling Season Service & Maintenance Plan

March 25, 2021

We welcome back Russell Lattime to help you create a checklist of service and maintenance items on indoor and outdoor equipment as you prepare for cooling season.

Episode 91: Tips & Tricks to Get Ahead of Your Accounting Before the Busy Season

Episode 91: Tips & Tricks to Get Ahead of Your Accounting Before the Busy Season

March 24, 2021

We welcome on Andrea Kranitz from Baytek to give you some tips and tricks on getting your accounting software in order ahead of the busy season.

Tech Talk Episode 59: Installation & Maintenance Tips for Humidifiers & Dehumidifiers

Tech Talk Episode 59: Installation & Maintenance Tips for Humidifiers & Dehumidifiers

March 18, 2021

We welcome back Ken Gott to give some tips on installing and maintaining humidifiers and Dehumidifiers.

Episode 90: Maintenance Agreements Are Not Four-Letter Words

Episode 90: Maintenance Agreements Are Not Four-Letter Words

March 17, 2021

We chat with Doug Little from Payzerware about offering maintenance agreements to help give your company a boost.

Tech Talk Episode 58: Calculating Airflow

Tech Talk Episode 58: Calculating Airflow

March 11, 2021

Phil Valpey is back on Torrice Tech Talk to discuss why calculating airflow is important and how to calculate CFM's with the temperature rise method and with a dual port manometer.

Episode 89: You Should be Paying More Attention to Your HR

Episode 89: You Should be Paying More Attention to Your HR

March 10, 2021

We discuss the importance of staying on top of your HR rather than being reactive. Plus how HRPlus OnDemand can help you and your company when it comes to HR issues with Judy Thornell, President at Baytek, and Chris Cooley, Principal at MyHRConcierge.

Tech Talk Episode 57 - The Basics of Superheat & Subcooling

Tech Talk Episode 57 - The Basics of Superheat & Subcooling

March 4, 2021

We welcome back Russell Lattime to go over the basics and applications of superheat and subcooling.

Episode 88: Discussing the REME Halo Pathogen Test Results

Episode 88: Discussing the REME Halo Pathogen Test Results

March 3, 2021

We welcome back Jim Cherubini to break down and discuss the pathogen test results for the REME Halo against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Tech Talk Episode 56 - Setting Up Zone Dampers Properly

Tech Talk Episode 56 - Setting Up Zone Dampers Properly

February 25, 2021

We bring in Phil Valpey to discuss the correct steps to take to ensure zone dampers and sensors are installed correctly in a zoned system.

Episode 87: Make Your Company More Efficient With Technology

Episode 87: Make Your Company More Efficient With Technology

February 24, 2021

We welcome back Doug Little, President and Co-Founder of Payzer, to discuss how utilizing technology can help make your company more efficient, organized and profitable.

Tech Talk Episode 55: Breaking Down the Technical Components of RunTru Outdoor Units

Tech Talk Episode 55: Breaking Down the Technical Components of RunTru Outdoor Units

February 18, 2021

mark Guenthner is back on Torrice Tech Talk to continue his technical breakdown of RunTru by Trane. This week, he discusses the technical components of RunTru AC's and heat pumps.

Episode 86: Updating Your Local Presence with The DAC Group

Episode 86: Updating Your Local Presence with The DAC Group

February 17, 2021

We welcome Amanda Woolums, Account Executive at The DAC Group, to discuss what steps to take to update your local presence and how updating your local presence can help grow your company.

Tech Talk Episode 54: Breaking Down the Technical Components of RunTru Indoor Units

Tech Talk Episode 54: Breaking Down the Technical Components of RunTru Indoor Units

February 11, 2021

We welcome back Mark Guenthner to discuss the technical components of RunTru by Trane furnaces, air handlers and coils.

Episode 85: Learning About Elite Dealer Programs with Trane Technologies

Episode 85: Learning About Elite Dealer Programs with Trane Technologies

February 10, 2021

We welcome in Lindsey Mathews, Chanel Marketing Manager at Trane Technologies, and Chris Owanesian, Elite Dealer Programs Manager at Trane Technologies, to discuss the Trane TCS and American Standard Customer Care programs along with some of the changes made to the program in 2021.

Tech Talk Episode 53: A Technical Overview of the REME Halo Product Line

Tech Talk Episode 53: A Technical Overview of the REME Halo Product Line

February 4, 2021

Jim Cherubini is back to discuss the technical aspects of the REME Halo product line and why it is so effective as a whole-home air purifier.

Episode 84: An Introduction to the REME Halo Product Line

Episode 84: An Introduction to the REME Halo Product Line

February 3, 2021

We welcome in Jim Cherubini, the Regional Vice President at Northway Marketers, to introduce you to the REME Halo product line. Jim discusses the REME Halo whole home air purifier, the Halo LED whole home air purifier and more.

Tech Talk Episode 52: Installation & Maintenance of iWave Products

Tech Talk Episode 52: Installation & Maintenance of iWave Products

January 28, 2021

We welcome in Ken Gott to discuss the proper installation and maintenance of iWave products to ensure the best indoor air quality experience.

Episode 83: Discussing the iWave Pathogen Test Results

Episode 83: Discussing the iWave Pathogen Test Results

January 27, 2021

We welcome S. G. Torrice Territory Manager Tyler Cleary to Torrice Talk to discuss the pathogen testing done by NuCalgon and iWave against airborne pathogens, including COVID-19.

Episode 82 (Part 2): A Deep Dive into Intuit QuickBooks Online Advanced

Episode 82 (Part 2): A Deep Dive into Intuit QuickBooks Online Advanced

January 21, 2021

We welcome in Judy Thornell, President of Baytek, Andrea Kranitz, Senior Technical Analyst at Baytek and Jamie Delvechio, Senior Channel Account Manager at Intuit to take a deep dive into the Intuit QuickBooks Online Advanced product and how your company can utilize Quickbooks, and Baytek's services, to get a better grasp on your accounting and business practices.

Episode 82 (Part 1): A Deep Dive into Intuit QuickBooks Desktop

Episode 82 (Part 1): A Deep Dive into Intuit QuickBooks Desktop

January 20, 2021

We welcome in Judy Thornell, President of Baytek, Andrea Kranitz, Senior Technical Analyst at Baytek and Jamie Delvechio, Senior Channel Account Manager at Intuit to take a deep dive into the Intuit QuickBooks Desktop product and how your company can utilize Quickbooks, and Baytek's services, to get a better grasp on your accounting and business practices.

Episode 81: An Introduction to Baytek

Episode 81: An Introduction to Baytek

January 13, 2021

We welcome Judy Thornell, the President of Baytek, to Torrice Talk to discuss how Baytek can help HVAC businesses by assisting with accounting through QuickBooks, human resources with HRPlus OnDemand and much more!

Episode 80 - Learning About Massachusetts’ Gas Fired Furnace “G” Rating

Episode 80 - Learning About Massachusetts’ Gas Fired Furnace “G” Rating

January 6, 2021

We start 2021 by talking to Mike Donaghey, EVP of Business Development at S. G. Torrice, about the "G" rating that is needed for gas fired equipment in the state of Massachusetts by the Mass Plumbing and Gas Fitting Board

Episode 79 - Paths to an HVAC Career

Episode 79 - Paths to an HVAC Career

December 2, 2020

We welcome Rich Lavoie, General Manager at Central Cooling & Heating, and Drew Clark, Business Analyst at Central Cooling & Heating, to discuss the opportunities that are available in the HVAC industry - plus how success can come from many different career paths.

Tech Talk Episode 51: Preparing Technicians for Heating Season

Tech Talk Episode 51: Preparing Technicians for Heating Season

September 3, 2020

We welcome in S. G. Torrice Territory Manager John Souza to discuss how technicians should be preparing for heating season plus what they need in their tech bags for service calls.

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