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What to Tell Your Clients About Commercial Kitchen Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs

What to Tell Your Clients About Commercial Kitchen Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs

You know utilities offer ENERGY STAR® rebates for home appliances, but did you know they also offer rebates for commercial ...
Differences in Servicing True R290 and 134a

Video: Differences in Servicing True R290 vs 134a/404a Units

When it comes to servicing True refrigeration units, they have distinct differences. If you're working on a unit with R290 ...
How to Stay safe (and certified) while doing electrical work

How to Stay safe (and certified) while doing electrical work

Qualification is a matter of demonstrating the skills and knowledge needed to construct, operate, and install electrical equipment ...
6 Steps to helping your clients create an energy-efficient green kitchen

6 Steps to helping your clients create an energy-efficient green kitchen

Technicians can help their clients enhance environmental sustainability and save money at the same time with a few simple steps ...
True 976480 R290 Containment System Tank

Video: Using a True R290 Refrigerant Recovery System

While it's been legal to vent R290 refrigerant since June 2014, there are still cases where a recovery system will ...
How to Repair a True Refrigeration Cabinet with R290: VIDEO

How to Repair a True Refrigeration Cabinet with R290: VIDEO

In this comprehensive video, learn how to safely use R290 refrigerant to repair a True Refrigeration cabinet. As one of ...
German tradition: the tool advent calendar (and how to win one!)

German tradition: the tool advent calendar (and how to win one!)

Each year, the top tool makers in Germany release their advent calendars - but you won't find chocolate in these ...
Rational service technician

How to Descale a Rational Combi Oven

Descaling combination ovens are crucial for maintaining proper operation. When conducting preventative maintenance on a Rational unit, following the right ...
Four Tips to Improve Recruitment

Four Tips to Improve Recruitment

Quality talent is always in demand, and these days – with unemployment at all-time lows – having the right recruitment ...
How to Maintain the Right Temperature for Refrigerators and Freezers

How to Maintain the Right Temperature for Refrigerators and Freezers

To be safe most commercial refrigerators are set at 38°F – a few degrees colder than the 41°F maximum temperature ...
2020's best gift-worthy tools for technicians

2020’s best gift-worthy tools for technicians

Enjoy this list with ten of the best tools for that special someone in your life ...
Enter to win in the techtown tool giveaway!

Enter to win in the techtown tool giveaway!

Today we continue the celebration of our relaunch with another great giveaway! ...
10 of the best specialty pliers every technician should own in 2020

10 of the best specialty pliers every technician should own in 2020

Think pliers are boring? Think again! We've listed 10 of the coolest, most innovative pliers on the market! ...
Restaurant manager with staff

Five Tips to Keep Clients’ Kitchens Running Smoothly

Here are five tips service technicians can use to help their client when installing and maintaining new equipment ...
Top flashlights for technicians in 2020

These are the best flashlights for technicians in 2020

techtown has compiled a list with ten of the best flashlights any technician can use in the field. These are ...
Sign up for the techtown reviewer program and get free tools!

Sign up for the techtown reviewer program and get free tools!

When techtown relaunched, we added a variety of new features and tools. And speaking of tools, we're looking for a ...
What You Need to Know About Dual Fault – and Other – Circuit Interrupters

What You Need to Know About Dual Fault – and Other – Circuit Interrupters

A dual fault or dual function circuit interrupter (DFCI) combines the capabilities of GFCIs and arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs) ...
FieldSense Technology and Prongless Electrical Voltage Testers: The Next Generation

FieldSense Technology and Prongless Electrical Voltage Testers: The Next Generation

With the look of a gadget from Star Trek, it’s hard to believe that something like the Fluke T6-1000 electrical ...
Service technicians in commercial kitchen

HVAC Slow Season: 3 Ways to Handle the Downtime

Here are some tips for conquering the twice yearly HVAC downtime ...
HVAC and food service training to help you get ahead in 2020

HVAC and food service training to help you get ahead in 2020

Certification and extra training classes provide the assurance of excellence that employers and clients seek ...