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    The future will be in retro-commisioning and...

    The future will be in retro-commisioning and retro engineering. Much of that will land in the lap of the controls guys, but as others have eluded, just knowing the computer side wont be enough. The...
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    Nightrider, If you have full understanding and...

    Nightrider,
    If you have full understanding and are completely capable of troubleshooting and repair of the semiconductor systems, then you should have no trouble finding a company willing to make...
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    I lived in Austin for a while, and hated every...

    I lived in Austin for a while, and hated every minute. But, I would look at TD industries if I still lived there. If you dont yet have the requesit experiance, then lower your expectations a little...
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    "The CATALYST is more than a controller and more...

    "The CATALYST is more than a controller and more than a variable frequency drive (VFD). It is a complete HVAC energy efficiency upgrade that includes numerous components, adds 5-6 new sensors and has...
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    Why not use a swamp cooler and a small hot water...

    Why not use a swamp cooler and a small hot water coil fed from the water heater? San Angelo is a desert is it not?
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    No, You were right. You had resistance from...

    No,
    You were right. You had resistance from start to common, that means the OL is closed.

    But, you may have had the terminals confused, and for that reason (I know I've done it) I always tell a...
  7. Jayguy, You hit it on the head with too much...

    Jayguy,

    You hit it on the head with too much oil. The first comp was a bad burnout, likely from low charge or dirty condensors or some other perfectly avoidable reason for excessive compression...
  8. Well if I wrote the test: What is superheat,...

    Well if I wrote the test:

    What is superheat, subcool?

    What do they mean?

    What is the purpose of a vacuum pump? What is vacuum measured with?

    How is a txv system charged? Piston system?
  9. The unit that is not staying online has other...

    The unit that is not staying online has other issues, most likely spider webs in the fuel oriface.

    As far as the water goes, if should be able to drain out the front through the drain tube. Be...
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    Most likely a reed valve. Take the head off the...

    Most likely a reed valve. Take the head off the cylinder and have a look.
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    Read the instruction manual. They can be used...

    Read the instruction manual.

    They can be used for all sorts of things. Primarily I use mine to set gas pressure.
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    The concept of hot deck/cold deck is to maintain...

    The concept of hot deck/cold deck is to maintain a consistent temperature in the space, regardless of load level without temperature swing, this is accomplished by supplying a mix of the hot deck air...
  13. The only way to reset the internal lockout is to...

    The only way to reset the internal lockout is to cycle power. Most likely cause of lockout is high head pressure. You need to split the coils to clean them right.
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    Go to lennoxcommercial.com

    Go to lennoxcommercial.com
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    To the original post. I can speak from personal...

    To the original post. I can speak from personal experiance here. I too was living about 30 miles west of chicago. I got tired of the politics and bs of Illinois. So I moved to Texas, because my wife...
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    The companies you listed are the hardest of all...

    The companies you listed are the hardest of all to land. If you can land them, your set. If not, take any job you can get. You will learn a ton, even if you work for a "slave driver" I personally...
  17. Dallas would be your best bet, as it is the...

    Dallas would be your best bet, as it is the largest market. Austin is a joke (lousy traffic, too many hippies and homeless), and San Antonio is not much better.

    Stay away from YPS, they haven't...
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    Wait to get into the Union, or the Laid-off and...

    Wait to get into the Union, or the Laid-off and waiting list?
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    I worked for EEI some years ago for a while. I...

    I worked for EEI some years ago for a while. I was a remote tech. The work was steady, I liked the management, and if your a problem solver, they will recognize it. They give you a list of pm's to do...
  20. Will you ever stop giving us your resume? The...

    Will you ever stop giving us your resume?

    The last guy I worked with that did that almost killed everyone in a 4 story office building after replacing an inducer motor with the wheel installed...
  21. Get into the service side of the business....

    Get into the service side of the business. Installers, especially in the residential market are always more expendible. When you do land a gig, try and be as multi-talented as you can. Show up early...
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    Is there a community college near by? Most offer...

    Is there a community college near by? Most offer a 2 day class for the test.

    Also, as far as resumes go, limit it to one page with headings and bullets.

    Self description:

    References:

    Work...
  23. Lennox Nas is hiring in raleigh. They hire low...

    Lennox Nas is hiring in raleigh. They hire low experiance guys all the time, but they may not pay what you expect.
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    I have intentionally done this more then once in...

    I have intentionally done this more then once in split level applications. I outline the game plan in advance and it allways includes alot of retrofit sheetmetal. In every application the system...
  25. Use the ari matched coil. This is likely the 2.5...

    Use the ari matched coil. This is likely the 2.5 ton coil. I would not recommend the three ton condenser, as that is much higher then the 20,000 btu found to be the correct size. As far as the...
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