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  1. Well, You should make sure your installers have...

    Well, You should make sure your installers have the right tools to do their jobs. EX: ladder helps alot. Does your company provide them a work vehicle? Tools? ladders? etc.?
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    Yeah. I kill every snake I see. I hate them damn...

    Yeah. I kill every snake I see. I hate them damn things
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    I was wondering how much time you guys are given...

    I was wondering how much time you guys are given to do some of these change outs. Most of them on the wall of pride are very good neat looking installs. I was wondering because most of the time I'm...
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    Tastes like chicken.....

    Tastes like chicken.....
  5. While we are on this topic. I just installed a...

    While we are on this topic. I just installed a trane 3.5 ton 14 seer trane heat pump system. I pressurised it with about 200 psi of nitrogen. It would not hold. Here is the problem I'm not detecting...
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    I dont see any problems with it but I have never...

    I dont see any problems with it but I have never heard of a non contractor being able to pull permits. Can any homeowner pull a permit for any repairs he does on his own home where you live???
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    Thanks guys thats exactly what I was thinking. I...

    Thanks guys thats exactly what I was thinking. I just wanted to make sure because from what I was told is that it can be done but from what I was taught is that it should never be done.
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    I was told by an old friend of mine that has been...

    I was told by an old friend of mine that has been doing HVAC longer than me that you can place the coil on the return side of a furnace. I myself was always taught that they can only be installed on...
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    It all depends on how "finished" you basement is....

    It all depends on how "finished" you basement is. If you can access the ceiling to put it in with significant space so that there is good airflow then that is probably the way to go. Coming into the...
  10. Just the other day here in NC I had to kill a...

    Just the other day here in NC I had to kill a copperhead. I damn near stepped on it next to the Condenser and then he was pissed and coiled up next to the unit so I had to kill it. In my eyes the...
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    I HAVE AN INTERVIEW TOMORROW AT A FAIRLY SMALL...

    I HAVE AN INTERVIEW TOMORROW AT A FAIRLY SMALL HVAC COMPANY......WISH ME LUCK!!!
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    The company I work for requires us to be on call...

    The company I work for requires us to be on call one or 2 weekends a month. The only time they make us go out though is if it an emergency. Definately no PM's on the weekend. That sucks Payson you...
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    Thanks alot guys I found exactly what I was...

    Thanks alot guys I found exactly what I was looking for.
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    I need to find a program guide for the Honeywell...

    I need to find a program guide for the Honeywell touch screen pro 8000 series T-Stat on the internet somewhere? I need it before Sunday night. If anyone knows where I can find one online please let...
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    I need to find a program guide for the Honeywell...

    I need to find a program guide for the Honeywell touch screen pro 8000 series T-Stat on the internet somewhere? I need it before Sunday night. If anyone knows where I can find one online please let...
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    We have a huge fan but we hardly use it in attics...

    We have a huge fan but we hardly use it in attics because most houses here have blown insulation and once that stuff gets airborne it makes a hot attic 100 times worse.
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    Payson to answer your question I work in the...

    Payson to answer your question I work in the Raleigh, NC area. Its been hot here for the last 2 weeks and we are already booked solid at my company. One of the only good things about my company is...
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    I can relate Payson. I have been doing changeouts...

    I can relate Payson. I have been doing changeouts all week. An estimated 12 hour job at our company is expected to be done in one day. This is after we go to shop get materials and all the other BS...
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    I finished the job today and the airflow seemed...

    I finished the job today and the airflow seemed to be just fine. We replaced a 3 ton Trane heat pump for another 3 ton Trane heat pump. The customer said that the airflow was actually better than...
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    Yeah same here thats the only time I run into...

    Yeah same here thats the only time I run into hard duct. Things must be alot different around the country. This is the only area I have ever worked in so this is all I know.
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    My company will only allow us to install flex...

    My company will only allow us to install flex whether it be in an attic or a crawl. What is the problem with flex in a crawl as long as it is properly installed and up to code???
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    I'm in the middle of installing a Trane 3 ton...

    I'm in the middle of installing a Trane 3 ton heat pump sytem. There are 15 6 inch supplies in the crawl. I was told to run 2 12 inch flex 25 feet to #2 distribution boxes and run 6 of the 6 inch...
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    Today we were changing out an Apollo Hydro Heat...

    Today we were changing out an Apollo Hydro Heat system and replacing it with a Heat Pump system in the attic of a 3 story house. We shut the water valve off to the unit, cut the lines and drained...
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    I went camping one time and on the way home my...

    I went camping one time and on the way home my boat battery must have arched and created a spark that ignited the gas jug we had there for the boat motor. The bad part is I never noticed my truck was...
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    Bring some matches.......problem solved!

    Bring some matches.......problem solved!
  26. Thread: One hr air

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    I work for a very large HVAC company and we are...

    I work for a very large HVAC company and we are paid on a commission typed basis. My helper and I get 8% of the job sold and we split that 60/40. Our average job is about $6000.00 and we usually get...
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    My company has over 200 vehicles. I would love to...

    My company has over 200 vehicles. I would love to see them tell us to park them all at our small shop everynight. This is something I will never have to worry about.
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    The salesman are a key component in my...

    The salesman are a key component in my department. If they miss something or order the wrong materials or equipment then it can completely ruin my day. Then when they take a 2 day job and cut the...
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    If you are only replacing the condensing unit...

    If you are only replacing the condensing unit then go with the ruud. As Bill stated it is not usually good to mix match components. If you plan on changing out the whole system I would go with Trane...
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    My company only offers spaceguards. They work...

    My company only offers spaceguards. They work excellent and we have had good customer feedback.
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    I sometimes wish I worked in new contruction. The...

    I sometimes wish I worked in new contruction. The problem is I do changeouts. I work in the AOR department. New construction is straight forward easy stuff. Usually when I get to a job I have no idea...
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    I have an issue and its been bothering me for a...

    I have an issue and its been bothering me for a long time. I like to take pride in my work and do a great job. I'm so rushed by my company that I have no choice but to cut corners to get the job done...
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    I would highly recommend the Trane. As far as...

    I would highly recommend the Trane. As far as your AC unit, I would go ahead and replace that now too.
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    By the looks of the pictures there were probably...

    By the looks of the pictures there were probably 2 people working on this job together and 1 did the terrible outside work while the other did the not so good but better than outside work inside.....
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    Well thanks guys!! Alot of help you are. I'm just...

    Well thanks guys!! Alot of help you are. I'm just trying to figure out if I should possibly go work for them.
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    I was just wondering what peoples experiences...

    I was just wondering what peoples experiences have been like with ARS or "Metro" in Raleigh, NC? I would like to hear all opinions from customers to employees. Any info would be greatly appreciated....
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    I would highly suggest ARS in Raleigh. They have...

    I would highly suggest ARS in Raleigh. They have great Project Managers and will do the job right. They are a nationwide company that will ensure great customer satisfaction. Phone # is 828-5147
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