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    Look in the mirror

    Employers only have their selfs to blame if they can't find good help . How many young people will be willing to go into this field if they knew that they were going to have to spend several...
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    Heat Headac

    Drink at least 1 quart of water per hour, throw in some sport drink once in a while, stay away from soft drink and coffee. I take an asprine once a day , helps thin the blood, and is good for the...
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    KRB Logcap work info in Iraq

    :putergreet:Anyone work for KRB logcap in Iraq. What are the hours , pay and benefits. I looked on their website, but the info is sketchy. Anyone work over their. What can I expect, if I should...
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    no work no pay

    Most companies work on the no work, no pay businees plan. It's ok as long as you can save up in the summer months to ride out the lean times, but some companies are now saying no overtime at all...
  5. Phone what type do you use and recommend

    I have a basic cell phone and may need to upgrade soon. What do you use and recommend. Is an i-phone or droid any real use for service.:callpro::callpro:
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    Don't believe in burning any type of books, but...

    Don't believe in burning any type of books, but its funny that the ones so insulted by burning their Koran have no problem burning our Flag or cutting off the heads of those that speak out against...
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    houston we have a solution

    If your new to the area . Hit the major supply houses and check the bulliton boards and also ask the guys behind the counter. Tell them your story , they will let you know who may have an opening ,...
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    Going Green

    I'm interested mainly because I'd like to be self efficient one day. I don't think most people have the money to go Green. the economy is not that good and most are just getting by like myself. ...
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    Payson/ super tech

    What happened to a tech named Payson out of Phenox. Hav'nt seen any of his post in a while. He had some gread post on the Pics of shame. Just wondering
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    Green jobs

    Any one doing any green jobs in this field. Is your employer seeking to branch out into solar or passive energy field. Is there any future into try to become trained in this type of work.
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    employer provided training

    Does your employer provide any training or encourage any skills enhancement.
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    The ecomomy

    Are things turning around or going down hill. All the numbers say its going south. What's your take on it?
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    job outlook

    are jobs easier to find now. Last year at this time you could buy a job. How hard are jobs to find.
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    looking in nc

    try Piedmont Air out of Raleigh NC. They are great to work for. Thet have 5 offices through out NC. Ones in Greensbourgh. Their heavy into controls also. They do only commercial hvac, no...
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    resort travel

    try looking on website called Cool jobs.com Lots of travel jobs there. Also Xanterra parks and Resorts always have some great jobs. They take care of all the major National Parks. They provide...
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    go commercial

    Sounds like the company I worked for when I started out. Did it for 8 years. Everyday dispatch would give every tech 4 to 6 calls to run on their way home. Got burned out after 8 years. Vowed I...
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    bed liners

    Had my done four years ago. Still standing tough. Linex style. Worth every penny. Cost about 500.00 dollars back then. No rust, has'nt cracked peeled or chipped. Best investment I ever made.
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    Thanks for the info. I thought that 's what it...

    Thanks for the info. I thought that 's what it was for , but haven't run into anthing like that before.. Always thought the sequencers did that function of staging on heat.
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    higher IQ

    Maybe their too smart for this type of work. Are 120 degree attics, roaches, rates, dog bites, irrate customers, being called out at 2 am , 60-80 hr work weeks. lifting and pulling 100 lb...
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    watt resister

    anyone know what a watt resistor does on a rhemm electric heat air handler. Its wired into the electric heat sequencers. After studing it it look like it energizes the sequencers but unsure why...
  21. too many hours whats the problem?

    Count yourself lucky. In this economy any hours is wecomed. Our work is slow. Only had 21 hours one week and 30 the next and I was on call both weeks.
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    rses membership

    Have been a member for several years. Like anything else, you get what you put into it.Lots of training there if you have the time and money. Each chapter is different. Some more organized and...
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    M-Tech Commercial or Residential

    Do they do Commercial/Residential or both. just wondering.
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    RSES Dying

    Just a follow up. Heard from a person in the know that if membership nation wide does'nt pick soon, that is with in a year, RSES will be history due to lack of funding. We all need to get everyone...
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    RSES Membership

    Why don't more techs join. Its the only organization we have. Can't get any young guys to join. Lots of training available, but few interested. Why?
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    I'll check them out

    Thanks for the info. Saw their trucks. They looked new and clean. Thats one sign of a well run company and good employees. Pride in a service van equalites to pride in the work. :patriot:
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    M-Tech Austin TX

    Anyone heard of this company. What are they like to work for?
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    No Problem

    You bet I will, If their willing to pay me for my time. Once drove 14 hours straight then took a 2 hour chopper flight out to a drilling plateform to add ref to a system. Very rewarding.
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    signal point communication

    Any one ever work for this company. If so how was it?
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    Try Indeed.com. They can e-mail you current job...

    Try Indeed.com. They can e-mail you current job openings once you sign up.
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    slow down here to

    Our work is slow here in NC too! Only doing PM's and a few repairs. No one committing to any major jobs. Havn't really been that hot this year to get any one to do any repairs. Put in a quote to...
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    taxing benefits

    The wise men in Washington are talking about taxing company cell phones and health benefits. How long will it be before they tax our work trucks. There are millions of work vehicles on the road...
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    Is it slow or is it just me?

    Is work slow or is it just my imagination. Can't tell if it's the economy or just mild weather. Our work has dried up. Hope it gets hot soon. How's it for everyone else.
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    Jobs in Austin / San Marcus area

    Hows the job opportunities in the Austin TX area. What kind of wages can one expect for a seasoned tech.
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    Don't know much about them except that they do...

    Don't know much about them except that they do refrigeration and supermarkets. See their trucks around the supply houses sometimes. Their trucks are fairly new and keep clean. That says alot
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    job boards

    Try Indeed.com They scann all job boards and e-mail jobs to you. according to what you are looking for. MEP is also a good resourse
  37. leak detector tif junk

    Yes. Tif leak detector is junk. The best detector is either a D-tek or H-10. I like the D-tek the most. It's portable and reliable.
  38. This year is slow

    This year is slower than last. Very little OT even during the middle of August. It's the economy. No one spending. and we do all commercial.Lost alot of contracts. Quoted out work not comming in...
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    Try putting your resume online at MEP at work or...

    Try putting your resume online at MEP at work or HVAC Agent. Lots of employers look at it I have found two jobs in different states using them
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    Bordom vs Happiness

    Noone can decide for you but you. It depends on you situation. I left service for a while to take an onside 7 am to 4 pm facilities job once, doing the same kind of low level maintenance work you...
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    Bordom vs Happiness

    Noone can decide for you but you. It depends on you situation. I left service for a while to take an onside 7 am to 4 pm facilities job once, doing the same kind of low level maintenance work you...
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    Paying for Class why?

    You did'nt say what type of class or how much. I can't see why your employer wont let you take van home or pay for gas. 45 minutes is'nt that long. I often travel over an hour to my first call, ...
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    RSES backs Nate?

    RSES Backs Nate ? Where did you get that idea? My RSES chapter has been trying to get some type of Nate training and testing program going thru RSES for over a year with no sucess. Our president...
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    Touch Pilot Help

    Im' looking at putting in a Touch Pilot since it can handle 50 devices verses the System Pilot that only handles 32. I have about 15 vav's and the rest 24 parrellel heaterboxes.
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    Touch Pilot Help

    Thanks for the help. I'll run it by my customer . They have 2 50 ton package units on the roof and about 20 vav's and 15 ht boxes:)
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    Long Live RSES Better Tech thru Training

    Im already a RSES . I attend every meeting and conference(local). I took Nate when it first came out many years ago when I was a lonely installers helper. I wish I had time to take the CM. Too...
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    Carrier Touch Pilot Question

    Any one faniliar with Carrier's Touch Pilot. Does it need the Carrier CCn software to operate with the Carrier CCn controller. I would like to install a Touch Pilot on a existing CCn controller...
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    Slow Business Not yet

    Business has'nt slowed down yet in NC. Service calls have dropped thou. Possibly due to everthing has been fixed. We still have lots of maintenance to do. I'm about 2 months behind. Just had a...
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    Required to have Nate

    Why are you required to have Nate. Would you have Nate techs if you were not required to have them?. Why do you pay for the testing. Any modivated tech would pay for their own testing. After all...
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    90$ for Nate Outrages

    Why so much? I only spent 40$ 15 years ago. The only cost is a small blue book and a scantron card. If you have 30 people taking the test, thats $2700.00 for 4 hours of work. Thats $675 per...
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