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  1. If you want to stay in your local area, ask the...

    If you want to stay in your local area, ask the refrigeration department supervisors at the local food processing, food distribution and pharmacuticals facilities and see who they use for service....
  2. Thread: Wages

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    That is the same as asking how an HVAC tech makes...

    That is the same as asking how an HVAC tech makes 20% more than a troubleshooting electrician, but that was what I found in my area when I was first introduced to the career possibilities. Negotiate...
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    I wish I could sell at "discounted" prices like...

    I wish I could sell at "discounted" prices like that! I would have retired years ago!!! :whistle:
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    When you walk into a grocery store and the first...

    When you walk into a grocery store and the first hing you notice is a chattering evap. motor or in a restaurant and ask how long their ice machine has been acting up because of mixed cube shapes, you...
  5. Don't forget that higher latent loads (humidity)...

    Don't forget that higher latent loads (humidity) also lowers the delta T because removing humidity "uses up" BTUs which are no longer available for sensible load.
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    Even though they are bulky and relatively...

    Even though they are bulky and relatively expensive, my go to is almost any version of the rechargeable Yokugawa H 10. Good sensitivity for most gasses, hose and tip allows indication of air flow...
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    Bet you not JP. If this leak were in a crimped...

    Bet you not JP. If this leak were in a crimped end sheet, I would agree, however with the hole clearances in this case, if it leaks again at this point, I'll shave my head. I'm actually more worried...
  8. Thread: Travel pay

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    Glad to hear you have a short commute Mech. In...

    Glad to hear you have a short commute Mech. In Tidewater Va, traffic dictates everything. From the Virginia Beach oceanfront to Norfolk is about a half hour to 45 minutes, however if I have to travel...
  9. VAV by VFD or by inlet guide vanes?

    VAV by VFD or by inlet guide vanes?
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    I got a chance to try this rig with a 7.5 ton tin...

    I got a chance to try this rig with a 7.5 ton tin can last week and it works pretty well to put the can and my hand truck on the roof and the old can back on the ground on a furniture store. the job...
  11. Trane units use the outdoor sensor to drive some...

    Trane units use the outdoor sensor to drive some head pressure controls and to drive the low ambient lockouts/staging operations even when the unit does not have an economizer.
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    Good deal! With any three phase motor, the...

    Good deal! With any three phase motor, the protection must disconnect at least two legs or the motor will single phase and burn. Most intrinsically protected devices (blower motors and compressor...
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    "You walk up to the unit and put your hoses on...

    "You walk up to the unit and put your hoses on with nothing running, if the unit was running it will throw off your numbers at first. So you put your hoses on and the standing pressure should be very...
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    At first blush, it sounds like something is...

    At first blush, it sounds like something is causing a sudden loading to the loop and the chiller is seeing a rise in the temperature that it cannot respond fast enough to. I would start with water...
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    Sorry, I thought the new compressor was also...

    Sorry, I thought the new compressor was also relieving... Is it or are you discussing just the problem with the overload trip on the old compressor?
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    Can you cut in a fire access door in the hard...

    Can you cut in a fire access door in the hard duct just upstream of the transition restrictor?
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    Is your indoor blower on a VFD or a motor soft...

    Is your indoor blower on a VFD or a motor soft start? If not and you shut off the system, let the sock duct depressurize and relax, then restart the main blower. The duct will shock as it reinflates...
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    In my experience, terminal blowouts are almost...

    In my experience, terminal blowouts are almost always a combination of overheating and high pressure (ie failure to reject heat properly or bypassing hot gas to suction within the compressor). High...
  19. If this is a heat pump or wired to allow staged...

    If this is a heat pump or wired to allow staged operation, NO! If it is a straight AC and will always operate both blowers and at full refrigeration capacity, two additional major problems pop up;...
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    Do it all the time... I use 45% to 65% as a bed...

    Do it all the time... I use 45% to 65% as a bed for compressor sockets, especially on Bristol, to prepare the area in case the plating overheats and separates and overbraze it with 6% or 15% for...
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    Second Mike19... My Tif shows weird readings when...

    Second Mike19... My Tif shows weird readings when battery gets low and doesn't always show a battery warning. Change the battery, try with a known weight (a full #30 net R22 should be around 36#)....
  22. You're not at liberty to negotiate compensation,...

    You're not at liberty to negotiate compensation, but you are representing them in searching for technicians. I would suggest you talk with your Human Resources department and put together a...
  23. Thread: Travel pay

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    If I worked in a fixed location job, I would not...

    If I worked in a fixed location job, I would not be paid to travel to or from my workplace. If my employer wants me to begin my work day at the shop each morning, I don't have a problem with that. If...
  24. I love the DIY installer as a service customer!...

    I love the DIY installer as a service customer! The resi customer with the WSHP he bought off the internet and hooked up to potable water... The commercial customer who has a hydronic flow problem...
  25. Thread: Wages

    by bearfromobx
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    NC doesn't have a Journeyman program at this...

    NC doesn't have a Journeyman program at this point. I am having to work around that moving from NC to VA (it's a pain).
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