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    Zep solve, modern day virginia 10. Nothing...

    Zep solve, modern day virginia 10. Nothing enviromentally friendly about it though. Use chisels and wire wheel, zep solve for final degreasing.
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    How bout an "off the shelf" chiller, coupled to a...

    How bout an "off the shelf" chiller, coupled to a good size storage tank and use a mixing valve to keep secondary loop at desired temp?
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    1-800-LIEBERT

    1-800-LIEBERT
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    I concur. How are you checking branch pressure...

    I concur. How are you checking branch pressure from t-stats. If you are relying on system gauges you probably have a bad gauge. 20# on main and lowest input is duplicated on branch. If you have 0 at...
  5. A shot of the orange kool-aid would take care of...

    A shot of the orange kool-aid would take care of that foul taste!:D
  6. Thread: funny

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    OR Good, Fast, Cheap. Pick any two.

    OR
    Good, Fast, Cheap.
    Pick any two.
  7. Just sub out the insulation, It is the most...

    Just sub out the insulation, It is the most important from customer perception, a good insulator will make your job look great. Contact carrier for controls, keep it all consistent with a single...
  8. Thread: permafrost??

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    I agree #1 energy user in a office building- The...

    I agree
    #1 energy user in a office building- The chiller
    #1 reason a particular chiller is purchased-operating cost
    Trane spends major $$$ on design improvements just for 1% increase in efficiency...
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    So did mine, until last night. I took them back...

    So did mine, until last night. I took them back and am trying to find an apartment as we speak. Feels good to finally have them back, can't wait to use them again!:D
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    No rise in microns means no leaks. rise in...

    No rise in microns means no leaks. rise in microns means leaks or moisture. If it rises and stops around 1000-1500, you have moisture and it quit boiling(Iforget the boiling point of water at 70* but...
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    I remember years ago carrier had some problem...

    I remember years ago carrier had some problem with
    green slime on some small splits with scrolls. Turns out they werte leaking on low side and pulling into a vacuum, thus sucking in air and...
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    Hey Ibend, I would have thought you would use...

    Hey Ibend,
    I would have thought you would use 1/4 copper to pull a proper vacuum, seeing hows your such a stickler for doing it right. Also,if you pull down as low as you say, and check for micron...
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    Yeah, yeah...I know, thats not the proper way,...

    Yeah, yeah...I know, thats not the proper way, but first, what are you working on that requires the kind of accuracy you are talking about? I assume you are talking about using a known refri. at a...
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    Personally, I have avoided them. I am kind of...

    Personally, I have avoided them. I am kind of rough on my gauges and don't trust the durability of the digital. I don't like meters/tools I can't trust. 30 seconds and a pocket screw driver and they...
  15. Thread: RTAA080

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    Every highoil temp alrm on RTAA I have seen is...

    Every highoil temp alrm on RTAA I have seen is due to dirty coils or bad cond. fans. these machines trip on oil temp before high head. Have had sevral calls where everybody swears the coils are ...
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    No Gloves! Definate safety violation. That stunt...

    No Gloves! Definate safety violation. That stunt would get you a free trip to the dr. and a drug test (not in that order) where I work. Not to mention the following investigation and report sent to...
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    These machines like colder tower water to...

    These machines like colder tower water to maximize afd efficiency. Try a floating tower water set point that equals 5* above the oa enthalpy. this will give you the coldest water possible without...
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    Ive only heard of this happening on Trane RTAC's....

    Ive only heard of this happening on Trane RTAC's. Something to do with the falling film evap. I dont totally buy the refrigerant migration theory the factory gives.:eek:
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    May be wired to independant duct detector. It may...

    May be wired to independant duct detector. It may recieve power from your rtu, so when you power down, you reset the duct detector.
  20. Thread: Trade Schools

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    Yeah, what he said

    Kids today are afraid of hard work. I don't care anymore if I sound like my old man, he was right!:eek:
    Sucks to be your kid though:D
    Hell appreciate it though when he turns 40, and realizes you...
  21. Thread: York Oil

    by mtntom
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    Of all the places to try and save a buck! If you...

    Of all the places to try and save a buck!
    If you mark up prices, use the correct oil and make more money.
    If you lose a compressor, will you tell the customer you "went cheap" on the oil.
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    Why would you want to pay an extra 28% for the...

    Why would you want to pay an extra 28% for the electricity to run this fan. Dialing in the cfm's maximizes efficiency.
    Would you run the chilled water 28% colder than the system was designed for?...
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    I think he means 28% over design(what the...

    I think he means 28% over design(what the system/space requires). Actual delivery depends on installation specifics of the ductwork. This unit obviously has less ductwork than the unit is capable of...
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    And I was just thinking about sharing my secrets...

    And I was just thinking about sharing my secrets for checking an earthwise purge with you:cool:
    I'm sure my thumb smells better than your nose:eek:
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    I could give you the rules of thumb I use, but my...

    I could give you the rules of thumb I use, but my my thumb is probally bigger than yours!
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