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    I have been working in nordyne's r&d building and...

    I have been working in nordyne's r&d building and they got they variable stuff goin on. like i said we are getting ready to put in the hp prototype for one of their engineers. its wicked.the board on...
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    yes i understand all that, as i do have a minor...

    yes i understand all that, as i do have a minor in business. I know what is on my van and how long it has to stay in the off chance that i need the part. so forth and so forth.
    All i'm saying is...
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    our economy is alittle slow, but we work when...

    our economy is alittle slow, but we work when most people arent. the class was 1 week, if i had to guess 2-3 thousand w/ hotels and gas. I can tell you he's doing better than most as far as profit...
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    or u could go with a variable compressor. nordyne...

    or u could go with a variable compressor. nordyne has a 21 seer iq system with a h.p. version due soon. i will be puting in there prototypes
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    These are the same guys i have been training and...

    These are the same guys i have been training and yes they probaly do the wiring if they would try but they like to call the office and say they cant do something and they need me to come do it. This...
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    I get alot of homeowners after an install who...

    I get alot of homeowners after an install who complain f these similar noises. When you go from a natural draft ribbin burner(old style) to a induce draft inshot burner they are alot louder. I'm not...
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    I deal w/ goodman on a daily bases and havent had...

    I deal w/ goodman on a daily bases and havent had any more problems than other brands they are using all namebrand parts in the system. Most problems in a new system are due to an improper install....
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    Is this one of those washable filters. If so its...

    Is this one of those washable filters. If so its not going to stop as much therefore taking longer to get dirty looking. The h.p. has to be able to drain. Maybe they thought it would help w/...
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    figured it would be harder than that, way to...

    figured it would be harder than that, way to easy. THKS
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    thats priceless my favorite is the truck

    thats priceless my favorite is the truck
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    finding ur post

    how do i know how many post that i have. i have checked my user cp. :cool:
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    everyone. but the rest are installersand now a...

    everyone. but the rest are installersand now a new maintnence tech that im training. im the only one that can run service period. besides the boss. the installers can do a basic install and they do...
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    I drove my truck his gas i paid for my own meals...

    I drove my truck his gas i paid for my own meals i got half my uaual wages (which part of my problem ) while in the classes. Not to be cocky but my skills and knowledge are past the years i have put...
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    exactly my point. come in everyday and give them...

    exactly my point. come in everyday and give them 110% plus im always studing more to be better. To be the best
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    thks beech. this is probaly my favorite site. i...

    thks beech. this is probaly my favorite site. i read alot of the stuff on here but sont reply to often. get busy if u know what i mean:cool:
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    nope. they dont pay to wait by the phone. Theres...

    nope. they dont pay to wait by the phone. Theres alot of little crap that just gets old. the boss is a good guy but his wife is scanalous with money. I had to fight to get a phone. I started using a...
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    I appreciate all the input, I am very...

    I appreciate all the input, I am very understanding of how the business is run. I am very involved with all that goes on at the shop. I wouldn't jump ship if I was being paid competitively. This is...
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    If i finished my last job and i was taking my van...

    If i finished my last job and i was taking my van home then I could head straight home. since i have to take it back to the shop that puts me an hour out of my way again. I am just tryin to get some...
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    I was w/ a differant company. I probaly should...

    I was w/ a differant company. I probaly should have stayed there. Just wanted to see a bigger company.
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    no, i am not talking about the gas and truck,...

    no, i am not talking about the gas and truck, even thiugh each vehicle is allotted so many miles or dollars per tax season write. i am refering to the training and me having to pay it back. if thats...
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    no i do all the service the only time i do...

    no i do all the service the only time i do installs is if im slow or the job requires more skill than just a swap out i.e ( zoning, commercial, multistage h.p. that stuff)
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    i do everything on my own. i am the service dept....

    i do everything on my own. i am the service dept. i do everything. i have to do all zone jobs, heat pumps, and any other non typical job cause no one else has the capability. i do live 30 mins from...
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    i understand he's protecting himself but in the...

    i understand he's protecting himself but in the end he is goin to write it off on taxes. the classes i was sent to i was suppose to learn what they were teaching them come back and train the rest of...
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    Thats really how i feel. I am just wanting to...

    Thats really how i feel. I am just wanting to make sure that I am not being gready myself, but in the end if I'm not being paid well for my skills, then someone will. I am just glad I am not the only...
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    Selfish Bosses

    I would like to get some other opinions from fellow techs and managers. I have been with this company for almost a year. I am starting my third year and have already certified NATE heat pump serv....
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    you are correct you will have to wire wire in...

    you are correct you will have to wire wire in relays and stuff. i would really way the cost to convert that system to psc. i think it will come to bite you in the butt. if you do it any other way. it...
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    your theory is correct. i make it a habit when...

    your theory is correct. i make it a habit when working with txvs to make sure they are working. ( especially when i have an intermittant problem )if it was me i would remove all refrig. add in the...
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    external static pressure is extremely critical...

    external static pressure is extremely critical when dealing with a heat pump. give that a check. i use a digital differential manometer with special fittings for measuring static.i had a system that...
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    have you checked your outdoor txv? can you give...

    have you checked your outdoor txv? can you give wet bulbs and dry bulbs
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    i have only heard of the ecm power head going...

    i have only heard of the ecm power head going bad. this housing with all the wires going to it. they make a tool to trouble shoot the ecm. you will probaly have to replace the control board or maybe...
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    i would adjust the dampers at the furnace to...

    i would adjust the dampers at the furnace to allow more air to 1st floor and less air to 2nd. try and adjust equally as not to hinder the static pressure to greatly in the duct work system.
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    i do believe that you have to have a variable...

    i do believe that you have to have a variable with two stage outside or at least highly recommended.
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    i highly recommend the variable speed. they are...

    i highly recommend the variable speed. they are costly to replace, it has the warranty. have not heard of any motors going out yet, only the power heads. the variable motor will use dramaticlly less...
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    the first thing you should do is be honest ( if...

    the first thing you should do is be honest ( if they ask) or if they are going to do backgrounds. second you have to set your self above everyone else and prove that you are worth hiring and keeping....
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    I installed the new stat yesterday and finished...

    I installed the new stat yesterday and finished troubleshooting. my control board on the air handler was sending a constant voltage to the "o" terminal.
    After fixing that everything went smooth....
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    zoning problems

    hello fellow comrades. this is my first post, have fisited alot but just signed up. I have used other joning brands, but this is my first with Arzel zoning.

    I am using an Ariboss zone board in...
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