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    I was born in the fifties. Don't see a reason to...

    I was born in the fifties.
    Don't see a reason to even check it out.
    Hell,
    This site is enough of a challenge for me !:eek:
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    The engineer probably made a BIG mistake and...

    The engineer probably made a BIG mistake and should be specifing CO sensors instead.
    If you have smoke,you have CO!Try searching for opacity meters insteadof sensors.
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    I've only heard of opacity sensors used in boiler...

    I've only heard of opacity sensors used in boiler breechings to monitor smoke, record charts for EPA,and as safeties, etc.
    We use
    Fire EYE, Honeywell and Prefered instruments brand.
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    I cannot blame anybody who does not want to take...

    I cannot blame anybody who does not want to take a risk and provide a coverage contract on this machine.

    You state that a Trane mechanic is currently servicing this machine. Can this nice facility...
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    We just replaced a 13 year old ALS175 2 screw "A"...

    We just replaced a 13 year old ALS175 2 screw "A" vintage machine that had a history of at least 6 compressor change outs (although I couldn't convince management to up grade to the oil separator...
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    I remember seeing this type of a design on a set...

    I remember seeing this type of a design on a set of plans I was estimating about 20 years ago.

    Told a few people about it and they convinced me that I had been dreaming. :confused:
  7. Thank you, Balibe, This is just what I was...

    Thank you, Balibe,

    This is just what I was looking for.

    Do I need CCN software installed on my computer to make this work?
  8. Sorry for the tough read, I can't seem to edit...

    Sorry for the tough read, I can't seem to edit this post with paragraphs and white space :confused:
  9. CCN to Ethernet, wireless laptop with ServiceTool 5 ?

    Just got a new 190 ton Carrier model 30RBA190 to replace a 1995 McQuay ALS-175 with series "A" screw compressors (whole other story :eek: ). I had Andover look at adding a BACnet CX next to the...
  10. Sounds like a programming error or incorrect...

    Sounds like a programming error or incorrect setup and commissioning of the controller.

    You will have to get an experienced Andover tech to rectify these problems.

    Unfortunately bad...
  11. Thread: Trane Rover

    by powerhead
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    Thanks, Dapper. As an "end user" of Trane, (as...

    Thanks, Dapper.

    As an "end user" of Trane, (as well as Andover and Seimens) I was able to get the full blown version of Rover. We must have millions of dollars of their equiptment installed on...
  12. Thread: Trane Rover

    by powerhead
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    :confused: Once you get the controllers...

    :confused:
    Once you get the controllers configured and and added to the network, how do you then add the TGP ?
  13. Thread: koz3412

    by powerhead
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    koz3412

    Why all the questions?
  14. Thread: K-factor

    by powerhead
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    Phantomtech

    Thank you for sending that info but my IPS blocks zip files.

    powerhead
  15. Thread: K-factor

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    I'd also like a copy of that if you could,...

    I'd also like a copy of that if you could, please.
    email in profile

    Thanks
  16. Thread: Wii Games

    by powerhead
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    Lego Star Wars------ My kids love it.

    Lego Star Wars------ My kids love it.
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    Just happened to me on Friday. Computer would...

    Just happened to me on Friday. Computer would boot up to the XP splash screen and thats all. Got a Stop Screen with a "unmountable_boot_volume" Tried everything, Safemode, Last Good Config,...
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    More likely he never installed the heaters in the...

    More likely he never installed the heaters in the first place.
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    I have pleasured myself. :o Only once! I...

    I have pleasured myself. :o

    Only once!

    I stopped when my palms started to get hairy. :eek:
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    Plain English

    This oughta do the trick :confused:


    Numeric CHWPmps[3]

    INITIALIZE:
    CHWPmpPrev[1] = CHWPmpLock[1]
    CHWPmpPrev[2] = CHWPmpLock[2]
    CHWPmpPrev[3] = CHWPmpLock[3]
    CHWPmpPrev[4]...
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    We're in house at a large university. Company...

    We're in house at a large university.

    Company pays for everything, including uniforms. Top notch stuff, too.

    I have tools that I've only used once and will never use again.
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    Try here, they may have a unit small enough for...

    Try here, they may have a unit small enough for your needs.

    http://www.ebacusa.com/index.htm
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    llsv

    llsv
  24. 5/8 liquid line at 125 ft of linear run is too...

    5/8 liquid line at 125 ft of linear run is too small for R22.

    What is your equivocal length? :eek::eek::eek:
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    You never, ever get ice in your drink at a...

    You never, ever get ice in your drink at a restaurant or convenience store! :eek: :eek:
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    Your wife and kids say "We know Dad, We know. You...

    Your wife and kids say "We know Dad, We know. You told us before" every time you drive by some building you've worked on and told them "I did that one" or "I was on that roof for three weeks".
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    Sounds like fittings made in China. Try...

    Sounds like fittings made in China.


    Try Teflon paste, maybe
    Try chasing the existing thread with a pipe tap.
    Try a can of spinach (Popeye style :eek:)



    This sounds about right, does it...
  28. Somehow it scares me.:eek:

    Somehow it scares me.:eek:
  29. I think twisted pair is on to the correct answer....

    I think twisted pair is on to the correct answer.
    OP said the freq drive was the only component changed.

    The the interface (signal converter) between the ddc output and the drive input may not...
  30. What setpoint? Is every box set for 72 with no...

    What setpoint?
    Is every box set for 72 with no means of adjustment?

    Or is 72 the "Base Setpoint" from which an adjustment can be made?
  31. I have done that too! :D

    I have done that too! :D
  32. Are the boxes closing at night? Are the room...

    Are the boxes closing at night?
    Are the room temp setpoints set reasonable or are many set so low that they will never satisfy?

    I have a building with pneumatic controls and every so often I have...
  33. I think the OP said just the freq drive was...

    I think the OP said just the freq drive was replaced.

    The OP did not state why the drive was replaced (they thought that might be the problem?) :eek: or if any other components were replaced.
  34. If the boxes are all open at 100 percent then you...

    If the boxes are all open at 100 percent then you probably will have low static.

    Your problem now is not why the static is low (because boxes are at 100%), but why are the boxes are open 100%.
    ...
  35. New Installation?.... Possibly fans too small,...

    New Installation?....
    Possibly fans too small, VAV boxes too large or all open at 100%, poor duct design/installation, friction etc, etc

    Old installation and fans used to make static?....
    Duct...
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    Ted Williams

    Instead of an engine hoist. Drill a 3/8" hole in the top rail of the unit, over the compressor to be removed.

    Bolt a 4" long Unistrut splice plate (or something similar) through this hole so it is...
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    Velocity X SqFt Free Area = Cfm

    Velocity X SqFt Free Area = Cfm
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    Got your wish!

    Got your wish!
  39. Does the condensor fan motor have a cycling...

    Does the condensor fan motor have a cycling switch installed?
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    Just because the fans are rated for 26,500 cfm...

    Just because the fans are rated for 26,500 cfm does not mean that these fans are producing 26,500 cfm each.

    Too many factors exist to be able to tell you a calculation to verify air flow in and...
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    Expect the 50 ton to be 20 tons larger than the...

    Expect the 50 ton to be 20 tons larger than the 30 tonners you are used to. ;)
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    possibly "enter enter enter enter" ?

    possibly "enter enter enter enter" ?
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    Why go through all that time and trouble to make...

    Why go through all that time and trouble to make a distributor?
    It's got to be cheaper and easier to put in a factory made one.

    Looks like good quality work though.
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    Insight/DataMate ?'s

    I'm trying to purchase Data Mate Base.

    Siemens is telling our purchasing dept that Data Mate will not work with Insight version 3.6.0

    Is this correct? Are they giving us a line of B.S.?
    Just...
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    Add me to the Vonegut list. Ice nine Blue...

    Add me to the Vonegut list.

    Ice nine
    Blue footed boobies
    Wampeters, Foma and Granfallons
    And so it goes....
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    Hope your skin is a little thick here but if you...

    Hope your skin is a little thick here but if you are asking these questions then you are gonna be way over your head during any type of construction or renovations.

    Who is going to design or...
  47. Thread: How It Going

    by powerhead
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    I have a son named Matt. Get as much education...

    I have a son named Matt.

    Get as much education as you can,
    Don't be lazy,
    Never stop asking questions,
    Get as much education as you can,
    Think!
    Think!
    Think before you act.
    Get as much...
  48. Thread: trane CGAF

    by powerhead
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    Great info, I'll bet referteacher has it right....

    Great info,
    I'll bet referteacher has it right.

    If this is the case, perhaps you could add an immersion heater and controls to the tank in order to create a "false load"?
  49. Thread: trane CGAF

    by powerhead
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    These are just some wild guesses, but: Sounds...

    These are just some wild guesses, but:

    Sounds like the load is dropping off too quickly, you could have a piping and design problem.

    More info is needed here. How is the unit piped? Is there...
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    He must have drank most of that beer as he was...

    He must have drank most of that beer as he was building it!
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