Professionals everywhere use tools every single day that they need to do their jobs. For HVAC service technicians, tools now go beyond just the equipment you take with you to a job site. Today, HVAC techs can conveniently turn their mobile devises into the tools they need in a matter of minutes. Below, we’ve taken the time to compile a list of the top 10 mobile apps for HVAC techs. Go ahead and check em’ out!
HVAC Check & Charge
The HVAC Check & Charge app provides an on-site refrigerant charge calculator for air conditioning applications. The app allows contractors to easily calculate correct system refrigerant charge for R-22 or R-410A. It’s solid, easy to use, and free. It is also rated 4 out of 5 stars on Google Play.
The HVAC Professional Formulator app gives HVAC professionals with iPhones and iPads access to over 200 formulas as well as charts and conversions in various areas within the HVAC industry, from boilers, energy, heating, humidity, loads, pumps, steam, chimneys and more.
$7.99 on the App Store
HVAC MARKETING TOOLBOX
This app offers contracting companies and contractors tips for marketing within the HVAC industry. It gives you an incredible array of HVAC, Electrical, Solar, and Plumbing best practice tools to help you generate leads, close more sales, and market your company.
HVAC REFRIGERANT PT - A/C
This is the best guide out there when it comes to refrigerant information. With this app, you’ll learn about classification, density, critical temps and pressures, ozone depletion potential, safety ratings, applications, and recommended lubricants.
Built for HVAC service techs specifically, use this app to understand the proper refrigerant charge to use. The app also contains charts for target Superheat, Subcool and pressure-temperature tables for 71 refrigerants, making it incredibly useful.
If you need a way to compare temperatures on the fly, then look no further. Temp Chart instantly compares temperatures to for you. Simply enter your temperature in the text box and press done. All the hard work is done for you. Temp Chart is quick and easy to use. The only downside is that it’s only available for Window’s devices.
$0.99 for Window devices
This is an essential tool for HVACR technicians as it gives you access to a user-friendly, quick pressure-to-temperature refrigerant converter. The tool covers 69 different refrigerants, includes natural refrigerants, and you’ll also find information about the various refrigerant types. This includes information such as Global Warming Potential (GWP) and Ozone Depleting Potential (ODP).
CARRIER ENTERPRISE HVAC ASSIST
This app is very useful for those HVAC technicians who service, sell, or install Carrier products. With this app, techs will be able to locate prices in real time so that quotes are accurate and made quickly. In addition to obtaining Carrier Enterprise store information such as telephone numbers, locations, and hours of operation, the app also provides notifications of special offers and promotions from Carrier.
HVAC EQUIPMENT LOCATOR
This free app helps HVAC businesses track the location and maintenance records of every unit belonging to customers. It works best for tracking equipment located in apartment complexes or large corporate facilities.
MULTI CONVERTER-UNIT CONVERTER
This multi-converter is a fully featured unit converter and calculator that offers various unit conversions on your Android mobile device.
Free on Google Play
While we understand that not all these apps will be helpful, relevant or useful to all, we hope that we have been able to point you in the right direction and help you find the best HVAC apps for your unique needs, budget, and experience level.
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