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    No doubt! Even if they quit it is your fault...

    No doubt!

    Even if they quit it is your fault and they try to get unemployment since we are so hard to get along with!

    I do remember when I thought similar to these poor guys (not quite so...
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    I am so glad you can have a career in reading...

    I am so glad you can have a career in reading people.

    I also feel so bad for your poor inept boss and his eminent demise when you and all your brilliance go on the the great green pastures you so...
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    I started reading not gonna comment. For my...

    I started reading not gonna comment.

    For my guys (5 techs 95% residential), our hourly pay for them will range from 15 - 20 per hour with a spiff program for maintenance agreements, aux sales,...
  4. Thread: Boiler t-stat

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    I would use the Honeywell 5000 series. Can be set...

    I would use the Honeywell 5000 series. Can be set up heat only. Should work well.
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    We never lock out the green speed units. Always...

    We never lock out the green speed units. Always let them run for 20 minutes, then switch to alternate fuel source if it is not electric. If it is an all electric system then the controller will cycle...
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    I dont really think that short amount of time...

    I dont really think that short amount of time when we are that close to balance point is really a big deal.
    If the heat pump runs for 20 minutes, then the furnace for say 5 more then it sits off for...
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    With the greenspeed heat pump controled by the...

    With the greenspeed heat pump controled by the infinity controller, it willl function much different than your typical hybrid system. When we install them we set it up for the heat pump to run at all...
  8. Thread: i'm 98%

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    2% Here. Blue Cresent Wrench

    2% Here. Blue Cresent Wrench
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    Dude, not trying to call you out. But if you...

    Dude, not trying to call you out. But if you didn't learn what to do to this furnace in school. Go back and try again!!:gah:
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    I have to agree with the others. Furnace...

    I have to agree with the others. Furnace replacement may be the best route, but atleast find a company that will give you good advise. I would be afraid of a guy that arbitrairily says a board is as...
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    There are many good reasons to offer replacement...

    There are many good reasons to offer replacement as an option. new technology, warranty, efficiency.....

    What area are you struggleing with, is it concience or technique?
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    The resume looks fine. Looks just like the rest...

    The resume looks fine. Looks just like the rest of them! Please do not take offense to that.

    The way to get hired is to know somebody who works where you want to work. Find out who is in charge...
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    We are currently a WFI Geopro dealer (have been...

    We are currently a WFI Geopro dealer (have been for 10 years). Started installing WFI in the early 90's when I was just a helper. I remember when they seemed to care! They seem to be getting so...
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    Posted this late last night so it may have been...

    Posted this late last night so it may have been missed.
    Any input?
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    Geo Comfort by Enertech- Good,Bad or Ugly

    I would like some input please.

    I have been approached by Enertech to become a Geo Comfort dealer. Have been a geo guy for 20+ years and have worked on several different brands. Never seen one of...
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    Carrier Corperation makes Payne and is owned by...

    Carrier Corperation makes Payne and is owned by UTC

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrier_Corporation#Brands

    Have sold and installed lots of payne. Good product, furnaces have very litttle...
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    Try it in person armed with info about the...

    Try it in person armed with info about the company. You'll be surprised how much attention you can get.
    Best of luck.

    This can be a great career! :.02:
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    Try not filling out an application first....

    Try not filling out an application first. Research the companies in your area find out which ones have the best reputation, learn everything you can about them then go face to face and ask to speak...
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    Any open loop geo can be set up for irrigation as...

    Any open loop geo can be set up for irrigation as long as it is set up for the GPM requirement of the unit. We have done this several times. It can be as simple as hose bibs on the house with garden...
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    We installed another one today and learned a...

    We installed another one today and learned a valuable lesson. The outdoor unit must have power to it to communicate with the controller. Thats different than the other Infinity series. Took about an...
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    We have put in 2 so far. Attended the training...

    We have put in 2 so far. Attended the training for service and install. They both functioned well and so far so good.
    It seems to be a well thought out machine. Time will tell!
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    Sorry about no area code . Yes it is 812....

    Sorry about no area code . Yes it is 812.
    Removed Number
    I even thought before i logged on about not forgetting that.
    They say the mind is the first to go!!!:gah:
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    I need a favor from you! Please

    My wife's name is Angie. She turned 40 today. Take a moment if you would and send her a happy birthday text from the online hvac talk community.
    Thanks
    Aaron
    Also keep it clean and simple.
    Her...
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    Welcome and best of luck on the own company...

    Welcome and best of luck on the own company venture. I did it 10 years ago and don't regret it. (didn't say I never regretted it). It is hard but way worth it. :.02: (pay for some weeks) :grin2:
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    :nopity: WHO CARES the only difference...

    :nopity:

    WHO CARES the only difference between Tiger and any other man that has no respect to the commitment they made upon marrage is his fame and money. What he did is despicable and extremely...
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    I am the same way. I don't want tatooed people...

    I am the same way. I don't want tatooed people working for me either. I have 4 girls and they say people that are all inked up "scare them". 1st impressions matter most.

    I have 1 tech with a...
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    that is/sounds right. I was told the same by our...

    that is/sounds right. I was told the same by our honeywell rep, only direct exposure to the bulb will cause harm.
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    I would hire you

    provided that you were willing to cover them. My best tech has 1 visible tat. He keeps it covered to comply with my policy of NO VISIBLE TATOOs.

    I have to agree that most that ave tatoos are...
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    This is the only grown up employment I have had....

    This is the only grown up employment I have had. Gone from gopher to installer to service tech to owner of small shop to owner of 25 man shop. Started out at very little to great pay. THIS IS A GREAT...
  30. Yeah thats the ticket!

    Yeah thats the ticket!
  31. The round pipe is fresh air intake for that 80%...

    The round pipe is fresh air intake for that 80% eff. furnace.
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    wow :eek:

    wow :eek:
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    I would think it would be overkill. If you need...

    I would think it would be overkill. If you need two anyway I would go smaller and by-pass. Less parts to fail and should provide adequate humidity. I use to use hot water till the trainer from...
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    We rent the local boys and girls club. Family...

    We rent the local boys and girls club. Family christmas party, catered food no alcohol. We have basketball tournament, dodgeball challenge (service vs intall) doorprises, santa brings in presents for...
  35. at least they used duct seal on the seams. If...

    at least they used duct seal on the seams. If they would have covered it all that would be one fine installation.


    Provided it was done by a group of boy scouts with no guidance.
  36. Thread: On Topic.

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    does this have anything to do with santa...

    does this have anything to do with santa :confused:
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    I wondered on turkey day when this thread would...

    I wondered on turkey day when this thread would start.

    Robo, I agree it is a lie. (fought that fight last year, I do appreciate your challenge to think ouside tradition)

    And again I will lie to...
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    looks good. Do you guys ever put boxes under...

    looks good.

    Do you guys ever put boxes under the coil on downflows. I found a 6" insolated box makes it nice for drain and future service.
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    12 gauge. I did kill a button buck with my...

    12 gauge.

    I did kill a button buck with my bow last tuesday.
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    missed a wall mounter

    hey deer hunters.
    anyone else ised or lost deer this year.
    40 yards broadside. shot he turns to run blood everywhere, tracked for about a mile, lost the blood trail. keep going over it and can't...
  41. Thread: Payne Brand

    by aruddick
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    We have instaled a few of those furnaces. It is a...

    We have instaled a few of those furnaces. It is a good product.

    It is the Heil 2-stage variable speed furnace that when United Technologies bought them, They made it payne as well.
  42. Thread: Psalm 109:8 ?

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    Psalm 109:8 ?

    We can only pray this comes true!

    109:8 May his days be few;
    may another take his place of leadership.
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    How old is the furnace?

    How old is the furnace?
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    Still busy in southern indiana. If we sold...

    Still busy in southern indiana. If we sold nothing else wouldn't be caught up by x-mas.
    Hope all you guys that are slow catch some breaks soon.
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    We had that same discussion today. We have a...

    We had that same discussion today. We have a libretairian that makes god sense. The other two have traded places every 2 years for the last 8 years. That leads to alot of planning to get reelected...
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    Halloween at the obama house

    As the kids come to the door. Picture this, Barrak standing at the door telling kids the MUST give half of their candy to those who were to lazy to go get their own candy. :eek:

    Sounds pretty...
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    We have switched to round or square diffusers...

    We have switched to round or square diffusers placed the middle of room helps to eliminates the draft problem
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    This should be discussed up front. Difficult to...

    This should be discussed up front. Difficult to change after holes are cut
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    aaron- columbus IN

    aaron- columbus IN
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    I was suprise about the same sex unions also. ...

    I was suprise about the same sex unions also.

    My Ins is over 10k :eek:
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