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Every once and a while, a strange name will pop up.
"MetroTech Services Corporation"
Any one know anything about them, better yet has anyone worked for them?
Preventive Maintenance is nothing more then a foot in the door.
I have asked for many year why this is, but I have not really gotten an answer yet.
The tech's don't care, the tech's hate to do a...
I have to this point used a wet rag and rapped the TVX, I am curious about using either a heat dissipating spray or paste.
I am working on a heat pump, and I am pretty sure I know what the problem is,but I want to confirm with someone that is into heat pumps more then I am.
Compressor is shutting off on internal temp...
I want to thank each of you for your inputs.
This was a learning experience for me.
I am someone that when I don't not know the answer,I can come on this great site and get an education.
I love to...
I had the task to replace a Automatic Logic system that was obsolete.
The winning bid was using Schindler Electric equipment.
During the bid process I asked for information on the controller that...
I worked for a company that gave a 2 year part warranty.
The customers love it.
The company loved it.
It was a big selling point.
I have used nitrogen isolation tests for many years to find a leak.
I have a system that I did a nitrogen isolation test on, and after 4 days only the liquid line had a decrease of 50PSI.
The WRV was checked and the strainer was cleaned.
They ended up changing the dryer.
Hi side went to 219 and low side 58
SH 54 SC 22
Cap tube metering device.
The tech is the owner of the company
He called Florida Heat pump and he was told that...
I have a HVAC contractor that just replaced the compressor on this unit.
The High side is running 347 PSI toe low side 55 PSI.
It's a 2 1/2 ton system and they installed a 053 dryer, Parker lists...
I have a 2 ton FHP that I am have a problem with heat transfer.
I am getting good water flow thru the heat exchanger, but I am not getting good heat transfer.
With the compressor running the heat...
What are your thoughts on Andover Controls?
I have (2) proposals to change out an obsolete Automated Logic system.
One proposal is from Automated Logic and the 2nd proposal is from Andover...
I am working on a building that has (64) heat pumps, 1 1/2 -5 Ton systems.
Part of the building has a Automated Logic system.
For hardware I have:
I many years ago worked for SASSO Air Conditioning in Lake Worth, Fl.
I started using a H-10
Sasso would get calls from other HVAC companies because they were not able to find a small leak.
I worked with a guy, that when he had this problem he would jump the fuse holder with a piece of wire.
He said he would find the problem most of the time because the part would end burning up....
Yes I have.
He started out very well.
He started by selling Maintenance Aqreements to residents from the gated community he lived in
He was OK with doing a PM on a system.
Where he ran into a...
It seems like the very large companies make alot of money by having a contract with other Large companies.
I can bet that most of the companies don't have anyone watching.
That is why this happens....
Very nice info.
I want to play around with my home hvac system.
I want to install a networking T-Stat.
I will want to add humidity readings
Can I monitor Delta T
What would you advise me?
I was meaning to say,
Just because one part is found to be bad,
Does not mean the system does not have other problem(s)
I asked my wife a question.
I asked her if she lived by herself and she did not know anyone in the field, would she expect to be told the COMPLETE condition of her air conditioner system.
I have received good job offers sent to me from them.
You go to a customer that has a "No Cool"
You find that the blower motor is shorted.
The customer OK'S the blower motor replacement.
What should be provided to the customer when the repair is...
The technician who has the ability and desire to fine tune equipment can charge extra for his labor and will always be in demand by the public.
I see some software that allows for PERFORMANCE DIAGNOSTICS of the system.
I would say this is a tool.
Anyone use the software?
What do you think of PERFORMANCE DIAGNOSTICS??
I believe it getting...
I guess some of you guy felt sorry for him.
What is the new legislation and regulation which comes into act on July 4th 2012 ?
I worked for 10 years with a company that would give it's employees overtime 52 weeks out of the year.
It does get cold and slow in Florida.
They had a maintenance contract on almost...
I have 2 HVAC Service Assistants.
I would love to start using them to make some money.
Anyone using them?? Making any money from??
This is a great program to have.
I would love to have a copy sent to me.
I am going to install a Pro 8000 T Stat at a commercial location.
I will be using a remote sensor, the Pro 8000 has a setting for a 10K or a 20K remote sensor.
Can someone explain the difference of...
At some point in my lifetime I read about the cause of dirty supply grills.
If I remember correctly, what I read stated that the grills get dirty from the air flow leaving the grill picking up dust...
What product do you have for the typical HVAC system 1-5 tons?
And what are you prices?
You website does not really tell me this info.
Or am I not looking in the right places on your...
What are your thoughts on the difference in MERV ratings vs IAQ?
This opening is for a HVAC/Building Maintenance Tech.
You will be doing Maintenance for a National Bank chain.
Hours 9am-6pm M-F $20.00Hr
Must be able to handle all aspects of HVAC repair, NO...
Sure there is.
I have worked with a few women.
The thing is they just don't look like women.
Today when I was working at a job site, and I was working.
It was in a shopping center, (2) Johnson Control trucks were in the parking lot and the techs was just shooting the s--t for the 3...
I was working for a company that was bought out.
The new company the bought out the company I was working for also bought the trucks and the trucks did not have GPS units.
I am more concerned...
I just started to work for a company that tells me they are tracking me with a GPS.
I was told not only my location is being tracked, but also how fast I am driving and they are able to tell if I am...
Does anyone know of a VAV that has (1) inlet and (4) outlets?
If you do, what is this type of VAV ?
I can not believe with all of the "Professional Members" that have answered this post, that no one knows what this is!!!
I have been told to never let flex duct touch and type of attic insulation.
In every case I have seen where flex has touched other insulation, the flex sweats and causes mold to grow.
I would think that having to time the compressor pulls LRA, reduced.
That would create an energy saving, and that is good when you get your electric bill.
And all of the high end condensers I have...
I can not understand why every tech in this trade does not completely check ever system worked on.
You will very quickly if the system is operating efficiently.
You check pressures and temps and...
You have given a list of what you do.
All I am asking is, the items you have listed, do you do all of those things at each service call?