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  1. Timebuilder , i stopped looking through the...

    Timebuilder , i stopped looking through the thread at the 5 th page .Must have missed your comments ,however You have never met me and i have never met you , so how can you base your judgments purely...
  2. Amazed at the Negative responses

    Some of the Judgements that i read about my add are amazing , i am glad that i read over 20 of them to understand the mistakes i made in placing the ADD .
    Here are some of the highlights that i...
  3. Residential Service Tech with In home sales ability

    A/C SERVICE TECHS If you made $40,000.00 or less working in HVAC Residential service last year, call today and see if you are the right person to be trained to earn at least $40,000.00 in only 6...
  4. The brand means nuthin ! the integrity of the...

    The brand means nuthin ! the integrity of the installing contractor means everything , if he gave you a Trane when he sold you an American Standard , is that OK ? Not in my opinion , if i bought a...
  5. SERVICE TECHS , ARE YOU A FIRST ROUND DRAFT PICK SITTING ON THE BENCH ?

    We are looking for a few good men , if you are tired of being layed off in November and re-hired in March we are the Company to work for .We are located in the Katy Area and service Katy and N/W...
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    Late night call 110 miles into west Texas...

    Late night call 110 miles into west Texas countryside , client happy to pay $289.00 just to show up by midnite ! Arrived to find a trane variable speed system from the early 90's (variable speed...
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    oversized system request ( again ! )

    I Thought i had learned my lesson with the last Eskimo that i gave up on , but its happened again , we where scheduled to install 2 systems ( 7 tons ) in a townhome renovation thursday , when i...
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    too much air oversized , get a 3rd oponion , and...

    too much air oversized , get a 3rd oponion , and cover up the model numbers of all your equipment , fire 3 rd company if they try to read model numbers until someone does a load calc and realizes its...
  9. installed by a retard serviced by a moron , blame...

    installed by a retard serviced by a moron , blame the box NOT ! its 100 % pilot error and will happen again until someone checks TESP and flushes the system pulls a vacuum to 500 microns and charges...
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    In richmond VA thats a lot of tonnage , how big...

    In richmond VA thats a lot of tonnage , how big is your home ? did the company perform a ACCA aproved Heat load calculation to determine the tonnage and did they analize your duct work to make sure...
  11. if you where in texas !

    First of all you would not be without AIR ! we would have replaced the unit regardless of the manufacturer , shot the Installing Tech and bought you some roses with a gift certificate to your...
  12. are you still without air ?

    first question , are you still down ?
    if yes go online to the carrier dealer locator and find a FAD dealer
    If no what was the outcome ?
    As to FAD costs , that is not true , Carrier requires...
  13. sounds like pilot error on the installation , i...

    sounds like pilot error on the installation , i have never managed to fry a compressor on anything in this short of a time , especially on a new system that has safety feutures , i suspect overcharge...
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    xl19 uses R22

    Unfortunatly for you the company failed to inform you that the XL19 uses R22 whereas the XL16 would have been a better longterm investment as it uses R410 . R22 is being taxed out of existance and by...
  15. Reverse Bohica

    Hummm, very unusuall a "reverse strain of the BOHICA Virus " stop this thread before i become infected and custom fabricate a drain pan for an obselete unit and install it for free ! Ahhh BOHICA on...
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    5-2-1= Bohica !

    521 = common , start and run .
    The system needs starting components , also request that the system have the refrigerant reclaimed , dryer replaced , evacuated to 400 microns ( verified with...
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    Bohica !

    Another case of BOHICA ! The clue in this one is in the first line of the post .! my advice is simple , contact the state licensing board and report the contractor for failing to maintain mechanical...
  18. Bohica

    Unfortunatly you are a classic victim of a skilled BOHICA HVAC contractor who also has a Mastic Fetish , BOHICA runs rampant through the industry and is prevalant in hot climates , especially when...
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    infinty gets worse

    great advice about the program issues , i am thinking i have pilot error ( 2 infinity trained techs ) i just called both techs who state that they checked the settinggs first before changing the stat...
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    Infinity System From Hell !

    System comprises of a 4 ton infinity ( 07 model ) with 5 zones , 2 zone boards .
    infinity t-stat will not manually lower temperature , replaced infinity controller , after the controller was...
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    Adp Warranties

    Anyone online tonite that knows what ADP warranties where on 03 stand alone evaporator coil regardless of what brand it was matched with .
    i,m thinking ONLY 1 year , HO is saying 5 years but...
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    carrier

    try to find a carrier CFAD dealer , go to carrier.com and punch in your zip code , get a quote on a INFINTY before settling on the old technology of the TRANE , Carrier also has the INFINTY...
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    satisfaction guarantee from carrier

    i can only speak for what the requirements are for a Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer ( CFAD ) in Texas , the Factory includes a 100 % satisfaction guarantee with all INFINTY installations , in...
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    this was back in the 80,s

    I was reminizin ! that Astro ran until 97 !
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    Tales from the service truck !

    I was blasting through a less than desirable neighbourhood late one night , i just installed the blower motor from Hell in a 130 degree rat infested attic and my skin was crawling , all of a sudden i...
  26. Residential Technicians wanted in Houston

    Are you a Experienced A/C Service Tech ? who is interested in working for a fast growing NW Houston company .
    Earn upto 85k per year with benifits
    EMAIL resume with references and experience level...
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    details, details

    Yup , we relocated the box so it would not foul on the threaded rod , as to tonnage .
    I was sitting in a bar in Tulane late one rainy wednesday about 4 months after Katrina , and the discussion...
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    piston versus TXV

    Based upon data directly from the Goodman Tech support a 14 SEER matched system running on a 95 degree day with the correct piston or factory TXV , with decent static pressure should have the...
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    got all your ducks in a row !

    Challmete High School gym , we removed 4 x 30 ton fan coils that where attached to an undersized chiller and installed 4 x 30 ton package units .
    This was a post Katrina Job ( KUDOS to the...
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    coils

    i can sympathise with the elevated suction pressures and warm coil problems , my solution to this issue with brand G has been to install a balanced port expansion valve and sight glass at the...
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    oldest unit i ever repaired

    In 1979 ( i was a 3 rd year apprentice refrigeration /AC Tech ) i worked on a 4 man crew that stripped and re-built ( on site ) a J & E Hall Ammonia compressor that was manufactured in the 1920,s ....
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    non competes in Texas

    The only non-compete that has any weight is one that is tied to an "asset purchase aggreement " in other words you sell your company to another and they stipulate in the asset purchase aggreement the...
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    burp

    forgot to mention , watch out for Newcastle brown Ale it will creep up on you , kind of like a York condensor with Bad valves !
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    Ribeye Secret Sauce

    I got this from a English freind that works for Goodman.
    Take a Ribeye and marinate it in worcester sauce and Newcastle Brown Ale ,plus an Italian seasoning , get your grille nice and hot , smear...
  35. infinity

    simple answer , go to WWW.CARRIER.COM and click on FACTORY AUTHORIZED DEALERS find one or 2 in your area and move on ,dont mess with un-trained new construciton guys installing INFINITY unless they...
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    pagan

    my email is robinair@sbcglobal.net
  37. Thread: hot spots

    by robinair
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    hot spots

    ive been plagued by a hot spot on my grille any ideas or suggestions !
    ps its a gas fired grille with the a shaped metal diverters that cover the flame , its 3 years old , ive installed the...
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    chain smoking tattoed slob ( CSTB )

    Dear CSTB , when can you come for an interveiw ( check with your parole officer ) and let me know .
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    hiring installers in katy texas

    Looking for a veteran installer ( old school craftsman ) not afraid to sweat , no allergys towards attics and 60 hr weeks , residential and commercial 50 plus hours year round , plus bonus,s if you...
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    drastic variations in wholesale pricing

    ok no actuall numbers just incase the post is yanked , but i have recently aquired some wholesale pricing of one of the largest companys in HTOWN and it concerns me greatly , 20 % lower than my...
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    NCI, NATE certified

    call me at 713 418 0181 for details or email, robinair@sbcglobal.net
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    what about actually measuring performance

    Hi, everyones missed this one !
    10 tons of air ( 3 systems ) capable of 4,000 CFM (with a perfect duct system ), i will bet 4000 bucks that the systems ARE NOT producing 4000 cfm .
    Airflow is the...
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    brand means nothing anymore

    if the installing contractor has not performed a ACCA approved heat load calculation and sized the system based on the sensible and latent capacity requirments , plus designed a duct system that...
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    superheat and subcooling

    this question requires more data , it is like saying " how long is a piece of string " subcooling is a hugely misunderstood measurement and is radiclly affected by airflow and load , most systems...
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    who to select ?

    really simple way to eliminate the crooks .
    1) BBB CHECK
    2) DO THEY HAVE WORKMANS COMP INSURANCE
    3) MIN OF 10 YEARS IN BUSSINESS
    4) STATE LICENCE
    5) DO THEY USE SUB CONTRACTORS ( NO IS THE...
  46. 410 A gas pack

    go to www.carrier.com click on residential , click on packaged uniits see choices .
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    home warrantys are fun !!!!!!!!!!!!

    hi wayne , sorry that we where unsuccesfull in medeating with your home warranty company i hope that they return today ( 4th july ) and replace the unit . if you do not get any releif try to...
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    infinity rocks

    i am a carrier dealer in houston and have installed the infinity systems . when you match the infinity controller to a variable speed furnace /blower with a 2 speed condensing unit you have the most...
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    CONSOLDATORS ONE LINERS

    roy , i love the corporate one liners ,you missed a few classics ,heres some good ones from consolidator management training ,
    1) synergy
    2) best practices
    3) same store growth
    4) sales to...
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    To all florida mechanical contractors . I have...

    To all florida mechanical contractors .
    I have a skilled,experienced HVAC installation crew ready to travel to florida , our experience ranges from new construction residential through residential...
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