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  1. Your correct. You are rude! Have a great day.

    Your correct. You are rude! Have a great day.
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    You do what the person who has the hammer tells...

    You do what the person who has the hammer tells you to do. The inspectors have the hammers. In our state every city is different. It doesn't matter what the national codes say.
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    Saturated; Thank you!! We had a system on our...

    Saturated; Thank you!! We had a system on our website a few years ago that was over 30 years old and still running.
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    Robo, I said I wasn't going to respond to you any...

    Robo, I said I wasn't going to respond to you any more, but you just crossed the line. There is no second hand information when I open an inside coil box and put a charge in it and have those...
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    Litjoe, I have a friend that is at the factory....

    Litjoe,
    I have a friend that is at the factory. He and an engineer, who was involved in the testing process, told me that 3 or 4 major companies did the testing on the oil used in the manufactoring...
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    Guys, I really have trouble with all the blame...

    Guys, I really have trouble with all the blame for freon leaking inside coils being put on installers or the air in the house. We are removing inside coils that are 20 years old and not leaking, then...
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    There's no hope for you, Robo. Bless you, my...

    There's no hope for you, Robo. Bless you, my friend!
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    Robo brings up a great subject, "Hi Eff". As best...

    Robo brings up a great subject, "Hi Eff". As best I can understand the high eff. units are made to save the customers money. I wonder what is more cost eff. a 20 seer system that last 8 years or a 10...
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    Robo, I know that I can't change your mind, but...

    Robo,
    I know that I can't change your mind, but I really wish you would think through what you have been saying for several years now.
    If you think that coils are made the same today as they were...
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    Spoken like a true factory rep.

    Spoken like a true factory rep.
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    I would hope that the installer ran a load on...

    I would hope that the installer ran a load on your house to determine the size needed. Not knowing the type of system you have, I'm wondering if the unit is staying in low speed to keep the humidity...
  12. There is a real sharp dealer in your area. Call...

    There is a real sharp dealer in your area. Call "Academy Air" and ask for Terry.
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    Hunter, We run loads on every replacement job...

    Hunter,
    We run loads on every replacement job we do. Most customers are happy if the system cools. They aren't aware of the dangers of a humid house. With the world full of attorneys, I would make...
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    Adam, I thought we were supposed to stand in the...

    Adam, I thought we were supposed to stand in the street and hold up our fingers. If it took 2 fingers to cover the house it took 2 tons, 5 fingers 5 ton.
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    Read your full post. You were asking him why he...

    Read your full post. You were asking him why he didn't change to your friend's brand. I just saying you were out of line, in my opinion. Your boss must not have or you aren't telling us the whole...
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    After 46 years and using four major brands and...

    After 46 years and using four major brands and some not so major, I've found very little difference. At times each brand has had problems. How they handle those problems make the difference. The...
  17. Pro. Words are misunderstood at times. 24X12...

    Pro. Words are misunderstood at times. 24X12 return duct? When we say return, we mean grill size. I understand duct, but is that what he meant or grill. We talk funny down here.
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    You mean to tell me that a Trane/AS inside coil...

    You mean to tell me that a Trane/AS inside coil would have a freon leak in the first year. My my.
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    Mark, We have had same problems with other...

    Mark,
    We have had same problems with other brands. IAQ may be one of the problems, but we replaced systems that were 20 years old and no changes had been made inside the house. The inside coil...
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    Mr. Bill might be right, but if he is wrong, have...

    Mr. Bill might be right, but if he is wrong, have the next replacement coil coated. The factory is aware of what to do.
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    We had a 20% failure rate on their evap. coils....

    We had a 20% failure rate on their evap. coils. But after being a dealer since the GE days, they fired us! They said the problem was putting too much stress on me. I do feel better.
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    Trane has a history of inside coils leaking, as...

    Trane has a history of inside coils leaking, as many others. The leaks are champagne time, all over.
  23. Thread: Viet. Wall

    by ball a/c
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    Viet. Wall

    I just found this web site:www.virtualwall.org. My brother's name is on the wall.
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    It's our fault, we had the box to close to China....

    It's our fault, we had the box to close to China. If you look, some of the coils have a black mark on it to help you find the leak.
  25. In one of our cities, if we do the HVAC work, the...

    In one of our cities, if we do the HVAC work, the venting of the fireplace comes under our permit. This isn't fair, because the carpenters do the install and then we are cited if it is wrong. We do...
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    We do too.

    We do too.
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    Looking at simple reasons first. Check the price...

    Looking at simple reasons first. Check the price for KWH and compare to like months. Check the price for KWH and see if it went up. Check on line and see if the temps. were similiar to past months....
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    I'm glad you have heat. Sorry about losing your...

    I'm glad you have heat. Sorry about losing your QB, It would have been a much better game with him in it. I'd love to see Texas in the SEC.
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    Cut a large hole in the supply plenum and if it...

    Cut a large hole in the supply plenum and if it still kicks out, it,s not in the supply duct. Do the same on the R/A side.
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    If you truely have a 10 year extended warranty,...

    If you truely have a 10 year extended warranty, you can call any American Standard dealer and they should honor the warranty. Have the paper work in hand when you call.
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    I trained him.

    I trained him.
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    I always understood it needed to be 12" past the...

    I always understood it needed to be 12" past the last branch for pressure reasons. You can do the same thing with dampers in the branch lines.
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    Thank you for serving!! What part of the country...

    Thank you for serving!! What part of the country are you in?
  34. Thread: DOW

    by ball a/c
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    I know very little about the stock market, but...

    I know very little about the stock market, but when my 401K hit bottom, I just kept buying each week. I've made more money with my 401K than I have in my business since the market bottomed out.
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    45 years ago they told me to check for gas leaks...

    45 years ago they told me to check for gas leaks with a match.
    That was exciting with propane.
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    I wasn't concerned that they might be doing it in...

    I wasn't concerned that they might be doing it in New York or Denver, but Houston, that too close to me. Are you sure that those yankees aren't trying to trick us again.
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    You are joking, right?

    You are joking, right?
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    You may notice it more on Amana because you work...

    You may notice it more on Amana because you work on or install more Amana.
    We had a very high failure rate on another brand and were told we were the only people having the problem. We kept pushing...
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    I thought they were giving treated coils for...

    I thought they were giving treated coils for replacements. I can assure you that other brands have been having the same problem.
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    A year ago I had 3 factory reps. in my office...

    A year ago I had 3 factory reps. in my office because of a recurring problem we were having with their coils. They said their coils had a 5 year warranty. I asked if they felt that the coils should...
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    I wasn't aware that they had a 16 seer package...

    I wasn't aware that they had a 16 seer package unit, but we have had great luck with their package units over the years.
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    Most of the ones that were having the problem...

    Most of the ones that were having the problem have made changes. I would ask them, what have they done to solve the problem.
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    I was responding to another question. A package...

    I was responding to another question. A package unit sets outside and is ducted into the house. It doesn't have equipment inside.
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    We won't sell any Trane of American Standard...

    We won't sell any Trane of American Standard without the 10 year warrenty.
    As best I know they haven't fixed the problem in air handlers. You can get a treated coil.
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    I'm not aware of the same problem with package...

    I'm not aware of the same problem with package units.
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    I'm sorry, I quit selling their 10 year extended...

    I'm sorry, I quit selling their 10 year extended warrantys and had to replace leaking inside coils at my expense. Trane and others have had problems with inside coils leaking freon. The dealers that...
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    In the past they have handled it themselves. We...

    In the past they have handled it themselves. We quit selling them, Trane's, several years ago. I wish we hadn't quit.
  48. I agree with you. I'm not sure that it is always...

    I agree with you. I'm not sure that it is always good for the bottom line. I have friends that think it is great. They say it brings them in 70% gross profit, but within a couple of years, they are...
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    I've been in business for 45 years and if you...

    I've been in business for 45 years and if you told me you had six (6) other companies give you a price, I would tell you to buy from one of them.
    I'm trying not to be ugly, but you need to check...
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    4 ton/3phase

    4 ton/3phase
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