Debunking the Beer Can Cold Myth

The HVAC industry has plenty of myths and fables, including the myth of “beer can cold.”

Like any hands-on profession, HVAC has rules-of-thumb, myths and fables aplenty. In this video, Jose De La Portilla, Technical Training Manager for HVAC Learning Solutions, addresses the question of whether the “Beer can cold” idea will help you the next time you need to charge an air conditioner.

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