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Building HVAC Science

Dec 21, 2018

How can an IOT (internet of things) based device help home dwellers and home performance contractors?


Listen as our guest Jacques Touillon, inventor of the foobot describes what got him started on the journey from a concept to a successful product sold around the world.


Jacques’ describes his vision of a future...

Dec 14, 2018

Curious about what it takes to be an entrepreneur?


Well, so are these three guys.


Listen in as business owners Tersh Blissett (Icebound HVAC & Refrigeration), Bryan Orr (Kalos Services) and Bill Spohn (TruTechTools, LTD) discuss what it means to them to run their own businesses.


This wide-ranging...

Dec 9, 2018

We veer a little off the technical path in this episode as we discuss with Bryan Orr his educational missionary work in Haiti.


For the past 2 years, Bryan has led a small team of volunteers to first scope out and recently (November 2018) begin delivering basic trade education to native Haitians as young as 8 years...

Dec 1, 2018

You’ll note no last names in this episode title, as I know Grace & Corbett so well.


And I think you need to know them better, too.


Grace McPhillips Lunsford and Corbett Lunsford have embarked on a road to change the culture of how home performance is perceived by homeowners and galvanize them into action.



Nov 18, 2018

In this episode, Bill chats with James Childre, founder of, a home performance specialist.


James shares with us his enthusiasm for the field and describes his persuasive persistence in preaching home performance in his role as a rater and a home inspector.


James discusses his approach with...