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    The FHP spec book says that the EM210 net weight...

    The FHP spec book says that the EM210 net weight is 1170 pounds.
  2. Thread: daytona

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    I've done it in 2 hours and I've done it in 4...

    I've done it in 2 hours and I've done it in 4 hours. It really depends how early you leave Orlando. If you are really adventurous,pack up the sleeping bags,coolers,grille,beer and food and go over on...
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    Thanks for all of the reply's. You are correct...

    Thanks for all of the reply's. You are correct about the resistor being ok,my guy thought that because it was discolored that it was the problem and the first Trane tech rep did not tell us that it...
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    My guy got there this morning and found the...

    My guy got there this morning and found the combustion blower running but no flame.He looked at the board and the same resistor is burned.My man turned the unit off and went through all of the wiring...
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    Trane RTU problem

    We have a customer that has a Trane YCD120 RTU that has been giving us fits. Back in Feb we got a no heat call,my guy found a bad CTI board,the actual problem was that resistor #15 on the CTI board...
  6. I'm not sure but Distech may have a controller...

    I'm not sure but Distech may have a controller that will fit your application. We've been using their controllers for around 8 months and they are easy to work with and their tech support is great.
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    The mechanical contractor is usually responsable...

    The mechanical contractor is usually responsable for the balancing. This should be spelled out in the specs.The control man has nothing to do with air or water balancing.If the mechanical does not...
  8. Poll: Distech has some great wireless products, We...

    Distech has some great wireless products, We recently installed around 80 wireless stats on fan coil units in a three story building and they work great. If you loose communication they act as stand...
  9. Thread: Goodman DSXC

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    Goodman DSXC

    Has annyone on the board had the oppurtunity to install any of these new Goodman condensing units? And if so what do you think about them. I was offered a great deal on one of these for my house by...
  10. Thread: HVAC Super Pro

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    I sent a letter to this guys boss explaining to...

    I sent a letter to this guys boss explaining to him that we do not and will not stain our integrety by doing any thing against our standard practices,and that if this was the way they now wanted...
  11. Thread: HVAC Super Pro

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    As I said in my original post the customer is a...

    As I said in my original post the customer is a know it all,so we are all for using this product to teach him a lesson that contrary to popular myth the customer is not always right.
  12. Thread: HVAC Super Pro

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    HVAC Super Pro

    One of our customers is a 250 room apartment building with water source heat pumps in each room. They used to have a guy on staff that repaired these while we took care of the cooling tower,rooftops...
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    Distech Controls

    Anyone have any positive or negative opinions on Distech's line of controls.We have the oppurtunity to become an authorized contractor and be able to deal directly with Distech. I just wanted to get...
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    New system sizing

    I have a question for you residential guys as residential systems are not any thing that I,ve spent much time working on and you guys are the pros. I'm going to replace my 10 SEER system with a 16-...
  15. I just ordered the same system today from Peirce...

    I just ordered the same system today from Peirce Phelps in Philly. I hope you don't need right away as they told me it would be a week to ten days until we see it.
  16. Thread: Aaon coil leaks

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    Was that question for me? If so you apparantly...

    Was that question for me? If so you apparantly misunderstood my post. I was only refering to AAON crap.I myself prefer trane or Carrier,
  17. Thread: Aaon coil leaks

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    AAON has terrible quality control.Over the years...

    AAON has terrible quality control.Over the years I've seen many brand new units show up with no gas in them. But all the inspection tags are filled out as passing.One of the best ones was none of the...
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    If you have an account with York you can get...

    If you have an account with York you can get access to their upgnet web site.They can set you up real easy.If you don,t have an account I'm not sure where you can get all the info that their sute has.
  19. Thread: Union Testing

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    Congradulations,Welcome to the Union.

    Congradulations,Welcome to the Union.
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    I understand how its supposed to work on a split...

    I understand how its supposed to work on a split system but this is a heat pump so we do not want to lock out the compressor.Thanks for the response though.
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    Split heat pump economizer?

    I have a job the we are starting the install on tomorrow and one of my men had a question this that I found interesting. He was looking over the equipment and the drawings today and he asked how the...
  22. Thread: Vacuum pump

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    Vacuum pump

    Two of my men changed an 06E compressor today. They got finished installing it around 3:00. When the lead guy called me to tell me what was going on I asked him if he left the pump on for the night....
  23. Thread: Union Testing

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    Go to the interview dressed nicely,no ripped...

    Go to the interview dressed nicely,no ripped ragged tiedied jeans or tee shirts,no sneakers, no facial hair ,no earrings and absolutely NO ATTITUDE. Look the questioner in the face and respond...
  24. Thread: Union Testing

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    Bone up on your math skills, problem solving,and...

    Bone up on your math skills, problem solving,and manual dexterity skills. When I took the mechanical apptitude test 20 some years ago I thought it was a joke when they put peg boards and boards with...
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    Service Man Wanted

    I'm looking to hire a Local 420 service man in the Reading Pa area.DDC skills a plus. Send me an email with your experiance and I'll get back to you.My address is jgh-bemi@verizon.net or you can also...
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    In apprenticeship school we were taught to always...

    In apprenticeship school we were taught to always loosen the motor to remove the old belt and install the new belt. The reasoning was that when you roll the belts on you stretch the inner cords of...
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    I'm shocked that in this day and age anyone would...

    I'm shocked that in this day and age anyone would even consider using ductboard for anything let alone a commercial space,then on top of that an MRI room. I feel bad for whomever you are doing this...
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    I'd suggest trying the closest UA local. The best...

    I'd suggest trying the closest UA local. The best training you'll ever get if you have the chance to get in.The tinknockers are trying to get into the servicing end of the trade but they are only...
  29. Thread: Acting strangly

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    I know this is not a DIY site. I'm the service...

    I know this is not a DIY site. I'm the service manager for a large mechanical contractor. I thought I might ask some residential pros what to look for. I guess I asked in the wrong forum I did not...
  30. Thread: Acting strangly

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    Acting strangly

    We do all industrial and commercial work so I'm not up on residential equipment. I got a call today from a retired sheetmetal worker I know asking me about a problem with his furnace.He tells me that...
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    Thats definately a McQuay unit.I can tell from...

    Thats definately a McQuay unit.I can tell from the way the pos electrical section door opens.We have a customer that has 25 of these units,whats the problem?
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    Two man days.Can you let us know how long this...

    Two man days.Can you let us know how long this job actually took? I'm very interested to know what the answer is as this sounds like its gonna be a union bashing thread by the looks of the first...
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    Definitly full.Everytime you have to add water...

    Definitly full.Everytime you have to add water means nothing but trouble as far as corrosion and minerals.Keep it full all the time.
  34. Thread: BDP info needed

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    I'm sorry that I took your question the wrong...

    I'm sorry that I took your question the wrong way.I just thought that someone with 20 years experience and all of your qualifications would have heard of a BDP unit.It just seemed like a smart a$$...
  35. Thread: BDP info needed

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    Its a brand owned by Carrier,been around a long...

    Its a brand owned by Carrier,been around a long time.Obviously longer than the person with the smart response. Think before you jump on someone for asking a simple question.
  36. Thread: GE Parts

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    Thanks a lot.After I posted the question I...

    Thanks a lot.After I posted the question I started to think that it was a Trane part,but I wasn't sure. I really appreciate the help.
  37. Thread: GE Parts

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    GE Parts

    I had a customer call me today asking if I could replace a fan motor in an old GE air handler he has. He is about an hour away from us ,so I asked him to give me any info he had on the unit. The unit...
  38. Thread: FX 06 Cable

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    FX 06 Cable

    I'm trying to set up a program in an FX 06 and I lost the connection cable from my laptop to the controller.Does anyone know what the part number is for this or where I coild get one in short...
  39. Thread: WEG Motors

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    WEG motors are the worst motors I have ever had...

    WEG motors are the worst motors I have ever had the misfortune of working on. Our sheetmetal department installs a lot of speced exhaust fans that have these motors on them. We are the lucky ones who...
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    I was wondering the same thing.I had a customer...

    I was wondering the same thing.I had a customer ask me that question about a half an hour ago.So far 3 ton is the biggest I can find.The one supply house said that he was going to check with Fujitsu...
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    I'm surprised I even remotely remembered it at...

    I'm surprised I even remotely remembered it at all, let alone try to remember how to say and spell it.I dont know why that came to my mind before I even read the question.
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    The dirty spot on a grille is caused by the air...

    The dirty spot on a grille is caused by the air picking up the dirt from the room.If memory serves me right this swirling air depositing the dirt onto the grille is called the Venus Contracta.
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    I got the numbers using the Carrier sizing...

    I got the numbers using the Carrier sizing...
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    I believe that what you have is a 10 ton and a 15...

    I believe that what you have is a 10 ton and a 15 ton unit.
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    Last time I checked you had to have or I should...

    Last time I checked you had to have or I should say you are supposed to have EPA certification to work on the refrigerant side of air conditioning equipment.If you or anyone else without...
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    I'd call a rigging company to do this job.Its...

    I'd call a rigging company to do this job.Its pretty amazing what a good rigging crew can do with a minimal amount of equipment and men.You could spend a lot of time and money just trying to figure...
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    Try EMI they make ductlesssplits with electric...

    Try EMI they make ductlesssplits with electric heat.I think their site is www.enviromaster.com
  48. Thread: union

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    union

    Local 420 Philadelphia Pa
  49. Thread: Carrier 50TJ

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    I just talked to Carrier,they gave me the bad...

    I just talked to Carrier,they gave me the bad news.Yes indeedy the coil is blocked at the aculator,and they suggest changing it,as from what they told me 1 in 20 gets lucky and they can get it...
  50. Thread: Carrier 50TJ

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    Carrier 50TJ

    I have a Carrier 50TJ unit that on start up the 1st stage ices up on the top of the coil but the bottom 3 passes do not get cold.My guys checked the super heat and it is only 2 degrees,and the charge...
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