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    They went the extra mile wiring in overflow safety

    They went the extra mile wiring in overflow safety
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    I likewise would not install any deck above my...

    I likewise would not install any deck above my outdoor units
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    I would check incoming line voltage and voltage...

    I would check incoming line voltage and voltage drop across contacts when the motor starts.
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    I have used three of them so far with no...

    I have used three of them so far with no complaints.
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    Lockout tagout will save your life as well as...

    Lockout tagout will save your life as well as others.There are to many Thomas Edison wannabees out there.Always use the live dead live test when working on anything.Test voltage phase to phase and...
  6. My recourse of action would be to contact the...

    My recourse of action would be to contact the installing company of the unit.I would be a little reluctant to have another brand condenser installed as this would probably void your warranty.It does...
  7. I to like to run my condensate line outside with...

    I to like to run my condensate line outside with the lineset unless it is on a 90 percent gas furnace.It just seems to me on filter changes that pvc pipe exposed to that floor drain could be a...
  8. I would have used a condensate pump on this...

    I would have used a condensate pump on this installation also.I do not really like to have exposed pvc running on floor as it does pose a tripping hazard.As far as the taped joints go its a matter of...
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    I believe one watt is equal to 3.413 btus per...

    I believe one watt is equal to 3.413 btus per hour.I hope this helps in figuring your load requirements on your server room.I also agree with previous post in regards to choosing a Liebert system.
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    I have used sandpaper in a pinch.I do prefer to...

    I have used sandpaper in a pinch.I do prefer to use scotch brite or steel wool.I have never had a problem using any of these on flame sensors.
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    If the customer is happy with that kind of...

    If the customer is happy with that kind of installation you dont need to work for him anyway.
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    Ducane equipment is not bad lower end...

    Ducane equipment is not bad lower end equipment.Like the previous post said its all about the quality of the install.
  13. Thread: Sanyo Models

    by roaddog
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    Sanyo customer support 1 800 851 1235 Monday -...

    Sanyo customer support 1 800 851 1235 Monday - Friday 8:30 am -5 pm. hope this helps you .
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    Looks like Taco Bells mexican pizza! lol

    Looks like Taco Bells mexican pizza! lol
  15. You wont go wrong with a Thermopride furnace with...

    You wont go wrong with a Thermopride furnace with a Riello burner.Just as long as load calculation is performed and reputable contractor installs system. Good Luck.
  16. Thread: pwm vs pan

    by roaddog
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    I had a class the other night on sanyo mini...

    I had a class the other night on sanyo mini splits, and the literature they gave us spoke of pwm control for low speed operation and pam control for high speed operation.I am familliar with pulse...
  17. I would have a new system installed now.A new...

    I would have a new system installed now.A new unit would make a good selling point.It also would jam you up if a potential buyer insists on having it done.This way is one less thing that they can...
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    With the constant increase in materials I think...

    With the constant increase in materials I think the idea of a 30 day written quote is a good idea.In this business, a companies operating cost is always changing due to material increases and fuel...
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    This noise may possibly be your unit going into...

    This noise may possibly be your unit going into defrost mode.
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    Your fan will run until your heat exchanger has...

    Your fan will run until your heat exchanger has cooled down enough to "break" fan switch. Is your thermostat overshooting its set point because of this?
  21. Thread: Fuses

    by roaddog
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    When I do preventive maintenance on our 480 volt...

    When I do preventive maintenance on our 480 volt lieberts I do not pull the fuse to check them.
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    I tend to agree with the previous post about age...

    I tend to agree with the previous post about age of unit as well as safety issue.I would also look for a company with more documentation on heaters condition and shy away from phone quotes.If...
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    Did any of the companies that inspected your...

    Did any of the companies that inspected your heater use a combustion analyzer with printable results?
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    Oh my!Did they ask you if you could just "patch...

    Oh my!Did they ask you if you could just "patch it up"
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    In my opinion with a 20 year old system,I would...

    In my opinion with a 20 year old system,I would opt for replacing both units.
  26. Thread: Emcor

    by roaddog
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    I worked for them for two years until they lost...

    I worked for them for two years until they lost the contract at my site.Seemed top notch with training and safety.And yes, the check always cleared.
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    Any thoughts on the best electonic leak detectors...

    Any thoughts on the best electonic leak detectors including price and reliability?
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    We have 6 1000 ton york Yk chillers about 2 years...

    We have 6 1000 ton york Yk chillers about 2 years old. We had a leaking tube on condenser side of one chiller.Boss wants to pull marine box and use some type of epoxy coating on end sheets now that...
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    Why are the heads off? Just punching tubes or...

    Why are the heads off? Just punching tubes or something else going on?
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    With my luck I would be the guy right behind...

    With my luck I would be the guy right behind them.Real fun trying to navigate toll booth land.
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    I went to an arc flash class and this video was...

    I went to an arc flash class and this video was shown.I beleive the gas canisters to prevent the arc somehow failed. I think the gas they used was something called fx-6,the instructor said this gas...
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    They get outraged over cartoons depicting a not...

    They get outraged over cartoons depicting a not to far off base reality, yet they behead human beings and the arab population seems this is justified?
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    UNBELIEVABLE!hack job would be way to kind of a...

    UNBELIEVABLE!hack job would be way to kind of a statement
  34. Thread: I heard

    by roaddog
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    I do believe there are some guys who can do good...

    I do believe there are some guys who can do good jobs on both commercial and residential (albeit few in numbers).I started out doing residential install and service work.I made transition to...
  35. Thread: Goodman

    by roaddog
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    Reliable,good warranty. I did replace compressor...

    Reliable,good warranty. I did replace compressor and reversing valve in 2 year old unit due to compressor wires grounding out in bottom of cabinent against liquid line. I have also seen Trane 2 year...
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    Local 74 Wilmington,Delaware

    Local 74 Wilmington,Delaware
  37. Thread: Furnace

    by roaddog
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    assuming from your post, a home inspector will be...

    assuming from your post, a home inspector will be evaluating furnace. It may be in your best interest to call a local reputable hvac company and have an inspection done. A good company will be able...
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