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    Whats the "fan setting on the thermostat"? if its...

    Whats the "fan setting on the thermostat"? if its a touchscreen Honeywell (IE 8000 series) they have a "circ" setting the runs the fan randomly 30% of the time.
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    Id like a copy of that tridium quide as well!...

    Id like a copy of that tridium quide as well! Email in profile!

    thanks!
  3. idk what they cost, but check into heat timer.....

    idk what they cost, but check into heat timer.. They have over BacNet/IP and MSTP. I just put in a multimod heat timer which does 4 boilers, condensing and non condensing. Also has addon modules for...
  4. Thread: BAS Panel

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    All installed, need to get pics. Looks great!

    All installed, need to get pics. Looks great!
  5. Thread: BAS Panel

    by skidoox800
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    BAS Panel

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    Controlling a Multi Zone Systen, DX Cooling, Hot Water Heat, 13 Zones. Gonna be a nice job!
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    Siemens Controls, All that I/O wiring is crooked...

    Siemens Controls, All that I/O wiring is crooked :gah:. Im sure that wasnt you anyways :) Looks GREAT!
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    HVAC Web Pro

    Hey all,

    I'm looking for download for Johnson's HVAC PRO software for windows 8? Can anyone send me the link or how to go about getting it? Is it available for wndwos 8? All the help with be...
  8. Here in Chicago it depends on how the bid went...

    Here in Chicago it depends on how the bid went out... Also if the controls contractor has in house installers or has a sub contractor do that for them (ie emt, pulling wire, sensor mount, etc)......
  9. Landed a controls job... what to really learn

    Hey all,

    Well I landed a controls job and recently started. We are a full controls company from start to finish. I've been in mechanical HVAC work for about 3.5 years and moved into controls now....
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    Seems like a restriction... filter drier?...

    Seems like a restriction... filter drier? orifice? hi head forcing liquid thru orifice... as well as dirty condenser... o
  11. Issues with new current employer... How to go about it...

    Hey all,

    Well I've been in the HVAC industry running service for about 3 years now im 23 years old. I've really excelled with it. I recently moved to Illinois area where my family is and started...
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    Wait? A pressure drop across the filter dryer...

    Wait? A pressure drop across the filter dryer didnt cause a temp drop? How is that possible? P/T relationship? Being that there is no load on that causing it to gain or lose heat just pressure drop...
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    Fluke 179 for main in bag, does everything......

    Fluke 179 for main in bag, does everything... VAC/DC, MV, Temp, uF, ohms, amp accessory... Fieldpiece 56 as backup.
  14. 2nd picture the legs on the deck.. HAAHH! no...

    2nd picture the legs on the deck.. HAAHH! no thanks!
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    Cheaper thats why... Hack in anything to save a...

    Cheaper thats why... Hack in anything to save a buck... Gotta love those companies.... BS people have to pay for that. If icalls for 1" 1/8" use it!
  16. Thread: Compressor?

    by skidoox800
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    Compressor was out on overload after your...

    Compressor was out on overload after your replaced txv and charged and let it run? Or was it out on overload when you tired to start it?
  17. I use fluke pipe clamp also. Works great. As for...

    I use fluke pipe clamp also. Works great. As for only going to 1' 1/8", Fluke makes another clamp that goes on larger pipe. I don't have it but wish I did a few times for those bigger 2" suction lines
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    Both sides of cap bad. Herm and fan. Going to try...

    Both sides of cap bad. Herm and fan. Going to try oen cap. Talk to supplier thos morning they stopped selling those caps because all the failures they were getting back. Warranty cap with a turbo...
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    Universal cap is rated for 370 or 440. So that's...

    Universal cap is rated for 370 or 440. So that's fine. Yes it's a multi mfd like the turbo 200. I called Trane a verified cap size before I installed. Should be a 50/7.5 which what was in there. So...
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    Run cap going bad 3 in 6 weeks.

    Hey all,

    Had a call today a Trane XL12 4 ton split system from 1/2001. Dont have model or serial handy. Anyways about a month ago a tech went out and did a C&C and found run capacitor low on...
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    Stay away from! JUNK! Had 3 of those fail in the...

    Stay away from! JUNK! Had 3 of those fail in the last month all brand new pumps... 2 of them motors were junk and other one pump would only push water like 3 feet high.
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    TXV Problem, Airflow is good at 700 CFM for a 2...

    TXV Problem, Airflow is good at 700 CFM for a 2 ton. Newer systems call 350 CFM better dehumidification. Seems stuck open.
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    I dealt with this same issue the other day on a...

    I dealt with this same issue the other day on a service call. Another company installed a XV95 100btu and a 3 ton xl16i. They had it wired wrong and it would not kick into second stage cooling so...
  24. should still run at least heating or cooling if...

    should still run at least heating or cooling if only 1 safety is open... I.E. 2nd stage high pressure open and non of 1st stage is open 1st stage should run...
  25. Ok cool. It's a kenmore furnace, looks just like...

    Ok cool. It's a kenmore furnace, looks just like a heil and carrier though. Should be a 4 ton drive though you think? At the least.
  26. Kenmore 100k btu upflow 95% eff, what size drive.

    Hey all,

    Got a carrier 3.5 ton ac freezing up. Blower chart with static pressure at .9 (high I know)(-.6 return, .3 supply) show its pushing 1215cfm. .1 dro across coil it's an N coil.

    Anyway...
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    Ok, so build a transition to fit the 20 to 21...

    Ok, so build a transition to fit the 20 to 21 inch coil. Why is that one spot so important? I mean I know need air over whole coil but that one inch?
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    That's another thing, the coil is 21" wide and...

    That's another thing, the coil is 21" wide and the furnace is only 20" wide. So on the right side Of the coil over hangs the furnace 1". Crap install. 1" isn't much but maybe enough with that style...
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    Carrier 3.5 ton freezing up

    Hey all,
    Went to a job yesterday, had a 3.5 carrier r410a condenser single stage and a kenmore 100k btu 2 stage furnace. They had the system installed 2 years ago by sears. Never worked right sense...
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    And if the coil is dirty the air will be warmer...

    And if the coil is dirty the air will be warmer than what it should normally be leaving the condenser fan? So I could do temp rise across coil.
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    So right about 2 miles of hose. Sucks sometimes...

    So right about 2 miles of hose. Sucks sometimes lol! Get no pressure.
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    Ty! I always find myself like thinking a major...

    Ty! I always find myself like thinking a major issue accorded. A lot of the time it's something small easily overlooked.
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    Is there a rule of thumb,will the had pressure be...

    Is there a rule of thumb,will the had pressure be 20F-30F above outdoor ambient? Just hard to tell if say its part plug with dirt... Should the air come straight up or on an angle out of the...
  34. Checking for condesner coil operation.. How to??

    Hey all,

    Ive been a service tech for about 1 1/2 years now and I'm stating to do alot more commercial work. My question is sometimes I run into calls like customer says isn't keeping up all the...
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    checking for dirty condenser. How to?

    Hey all,

    Ive been a service tech for about 1 1/2 years now and I'm stating to do alot more commercial work. My question is sometimes I run into calls like customer says isn't keeping up all the...
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    Can always call whoever makes the unit, speak...

    Can always call whoever makes the unit, speak with tech support and they can tell you your cfm with your total external static pressure, and which blower speed you are on. Get that info first, and...
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    Don't think its low charge, being subcooling is...

    Don't think its low charge, being subcooling is up, and superheat is high. Subcooling would be low if low on charge..

    You say no filter drier installed. Restriction at TXV, or TXV malfunction......
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    Calculating CFM for indoor blower? Total...

    Calculating CFM for indoor blower?

    Total External Static..
    Use blower chart in paperwork that came with furnace to see what CFM you are pushing with that static pressure at which fan speed.
    ...
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    SUPER BUSY here in IL! PM's and no heating...

    SUPER BUSY here in IL! PM's and no heating starting
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    Diamond in the ruff!

    Diamond in the ruff!
  41. Thread: no cooling

    by skidoox800
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    You got bigger problems than you think LOL!...

    You got bigger problems than you think LOL! :grin2:[/QUOTE]



    HA, Agreed!
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    wow! some hacks out there. I don't understand it.

    wow! some hacks out there. I don't understand it.
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    Well if your feeling from outside, your feeling...

    Well if your feeling from outside, your feeling the liquid line not discharge line. If you don't know difference call a pro. If you want it done correctly call a pro. Your call. You will get no...
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    Agreed!

    Agreed!
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    Call a professional.

    Call a professional.
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    both high efficiency? single stage? Variable...

    both high efficiency? single stage? Variable speed motors? Look at your cost difference to. You cant list price here with rules as im sure you know.
  47. That's what i thought that port was. I was saying...

    That's what i thought that port was. I was saying that's a superheated gas.. And was confused. Some units I couldn't find one on the liquid line.
  48. I have gauges like that. helps alot. It dont move...

    I have gauges like that. helps alot. It dont move at all stays steady.
  49. High Side Service Valve location, Residental to Commerical

    Hey all,

    Well first off I'm newer to commercial units. Started with a company about a month ago and been doing alot more commercial RTU's then before! And I love it.

    Anyways Ive been seeing...
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    Maybe I heard wrong? Possible 8-12 degrees...

    Maybe I heard wrong? Possible 8-12 degrees subcooling and 10-20 degrees superheat? Just a bit confused on that. So main question as stated above is that a rule of them to get close? Then another...
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