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    USAF 65-69 SAC State Side PACAF Saigon 67-68

    USAF 65-69
    SAC State Side
    PACAF Saigon 67-68
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    Have been collecting Scouting items for about 30...

    Have been collecting Scouting items for about 30 years. Keep thinking that it is time to liquidate the collection but every time I run into an unknown item I end up buying it!
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    :)Otto, Markettech,& Mr. Bill thanks all for the...

    :)Otto, Markettech,& Mr. Bill thanks all for the replies. May all find happiness, health and peace with the Holiday Season for you and your families! Getting stronger each day and itching to get back...
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    Home Recuperating

    :) Hi guys, haven't been on line over the last eight days, home recuperating from a galbladder operation. Just want to send out greetings to all HVAC Talk members, (MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW...
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    Congratulations! Just had our first on November...

    Congratulations! Just had our first on November 1. Grand daughter/ Healthy, Beautiful and she already has her grandparents wrapped around her little finger!:):):)
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    USAF 64 - 69. Vietnam 67-68 Civil Engineering....

    USAF 64 - 69. Vietnam 67-68 Civil Engineering. Ended career with SAC, McCoy - Orlando Florida. Electrician with HVAC secondary.:
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    Dice Congratulate him for me from one old...

    Dice
    Congratulate him for me from one old veteran to another! A job well done and totally appreciated. We got one of our family back safe and sound :)last year. Tell him thank you for me!
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    Rimek, I wouldn't trade those years for...

    Rimek,
    I wouldn't trade those years for anything. Had the opportunity of attending the 93 National JAMBO, will never forget it as long as I live.
    The five years I put in without the boys were also...
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    38 years last month. Kids are grown and married,...

    38 years last month. Kids are grown and married, its like dating again. Love her dearly!
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    :)You will never regret getting involved. I...

    :)You will never regret getting involved. I started as a Den leader with my oldest, ended up staying for the full time for both of the boys, going through Cubs, Weblos, Cub Master, Scout Master (15...
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    61 in October, been in this field since 1967 in...

    61 in October, been in this field since 1967 in one capacity or another. Presently trying to teach Mechanical code to State Building Inspectors.
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    Hydrogen Use

    Hydrogen technology coupled with photovoltaic and wind power may be the ultimate answer. Attended a seminar by Goose Wing Ent., out of RI ,a year ago where they brought up the use of hydrogen fuel....
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    Cromwell, Connecticut

    Cromwell, Connecticut
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    Sorry for the second post on this but forgot...

    Sorry for the second post on this but forgot about the ICC Commentary.
    According to the commentary: #2
    " A rough-in inspection is an inspection of all parts of the mechanical system that will...
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    According to Section 107.1 of the 2003...

    According to Section 107.1 of the 2003 International Mechanical Code item number 2:
    " Rough-in inspection shall be made after the roof, framing, fireblocking and bracing are in place and all ducting...
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    Prayer said! The best to you and your family. I...

    Prayer said! The best to you and your family. I know myself that with the kids being older and out on their own that at times it seems worse than when they were little, you still want to just hug...
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    What building codes are used in your area? If...

    What building codes are used in your area?
    If the State or Municipality is using the 2003 IMC (without amendments) then according to Chapter 10 Boilers, Water Heaters & Pressure Vessels, Section...
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    Wink Nice job!! Definetely follows the...

    Wink
    Nice job!!
    Definetely follows the standards set by the CT Oil Burning Code, 03 IRC and NFPA 31.
  19. Dom I have been following this post for the last...

    Dom
    I have been following this post for the last few days with high interest. I hope the following will help!
    First/ The Michigan codes are based off the ICC codes. Any home built either under the...
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    west_seth Am not up on Atlanta or Georgia code...

    west_seth
    Am not up on Atlanta or Georgia code but in CT, the home must meet only the code to which it was built.
    Example, if a home was built in 92 then whatever code was in effect at that time...
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    Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and the best to...

    Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and the best to all and all your families!
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    BENNCOOL We will keep you in our prayers and...

    BENNCOOL
    We will keep you in our prayers and wish for a fast and full recovery!
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    pat-d Try Westbrook AC in Orlando. They have...

    pat-d
    Try Westbrook AC in Orlando. They have hired quite a few Baran graduates back in the late 90's.
    Service Manager was Ken Sass, originally from West Hartford.
    Good Luck from a former Baran...
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    Great picture Benn, remember that foundly with my...

    Great picture Benn, remember that foundly with my father on trips to Lake Hortonia.
    Will be 59 in October
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    Norm Have the local PHCC & RSES Chapters looked...

    Norm
    Have the local PHCC & RSES Chapters looked into lobbying the State Legislature? Here in Connecticut, both organizations are very instrumental with the Department Of Consumer Protection who...
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    Wormy We use to have our students make up the...

    Wormy
    We use to have our students make up the following for capacitor discharge.
    20,000 ohm, 2 watt, carbon resistor with two soldered leads with booted aligator clips.
    Works like a charm and...
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    Woodrufe, The 2003 IRC states that termination...

    Woodrufe,
    The 2003 IRC states that termination of a direct vent system is to follow the MFG installation instructions. You should check with your local building department in regards to the code in...
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    VernP Although the 03 IMC is silent on the...

    VernP
    Although the 03 IMC is silent on the booster fan, the ICC Commentary for the 03 IMC states in its last paragraph under section 504.6.1 that "...Another option is clothes dryer booster fans,...
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    jimp Welcome, I'm 58 and have been in one phase...

    jimp
    Welcome, I'm 58 and have been in one phase or another of this business for 35 years. Great bunch of guys here and some very inspiring conversation!!
  30. Thread: Rescheck

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    Res-Check is a whole house energy code compliance...

    Res-Check is a whole house energy code compliance check. It not only takes in the HVAC but also the whole house envelope from windows to doors to under slab and foundation requirements. Dependent...
  31. bawl2 Formerly when I was the HVAC Department...

    bawl2
    Formerly when I was the HVAC Department Head for a post secondary HVAC program we used a number of different approaches.
    Timed tests first thing in AM
    ( Hour test, come in late 20 min....
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    Freezking, When did you graduate Barons's/ TCI?

    Freezking,
    When did you graduate Barons's/ TCI?
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    Haji7 The picture cannot be opened!

    Haji7
    The picture cannot be opened!
  34. jT I take it from your post that you are either...

    jT
    I take it from your post that you are either referring to refrigerant enthalpy diagrams or psychometric charts.

    Whichever, learn them like the back of your hand!!

    If you understand...
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    Connecticut, the nutmeg state

    Connecticut, the nutmeg state
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    From your post profile, I believe you are from...

    From your post profile, I believe you are from New jersey. I am not totally familiar with your State building code but in Connecticut you need to pull a permit for the replacement of the water...
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    2003 IRC calls for Bathrooms-toilet rooms/ ...

    2003 IRC calls for Bathrooms-toilet rooms/

    Section R303.3 Bathrooms calls for providing aggregate glazing area in windows of not less than 3 square feet / one half of which must be openable.
    It...
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    Gas Piping Identification

    According to the 2003 International Fuel Gas Code (section 401.5 Identification)

    "For other than Black Steel Pipe exposed piping shall be identified by a yellow label marked "Gas" in black...
  39. Don, Just want to take a minute to thank you for...

    Don,
    Just want to take a minute to thank you for a site that truly represents the contractors and service technicians.

    I had stumbled upon this site accidently while researching some code...
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    bks, You don't mention the area in which you...

    bks,
    You don't mention the area in which you reside or work?
    $8.00/hr with prior schooling is low. Have you tried other companies within your area? Does your state have an apprenticship program? If...
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    Norm I know where you are coming from with the...

    Norm
    I know where you are coming from with the Dave's sauce. My sons and I are always trying to top the other with good hot shrimp sauce.
    A couple of years ago my youngest was working part time in...
  42. #1 No #2 Yes No matter what we may think...

    #1 No
    #2 Yes
    No matter what we may think about the cost, it is at least some sort of standard for the industry.
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    Willbfit As a former HVAC Dept Head of 14 years,...

    Willbfit
    As a former HVAC Dept Head of 14 years, I always found local distrubutors scratch and dent as a major source for new equipment. I left the teaching regiment in 98, but I firmly believe...
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