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    So that is the normal thing it will do? I haven't...

    So that is the normal thing it will do? I haven't had a chance to get back in the classroom to check it more throughly. Could the txv be bad or going bad?
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    This happened at the last half hour of the day,...

    This happened at the last half hour of the day, and we just got the compressor in and tried running it. Unfortunatly we had an emergency at another school. I will get all the info tomorrow when I go...
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    Yes I pulled a good vacuum, had the pump on for...

    Yes I pulled a good vacuum, had the pump on for almost 2 hours. It is a scroll compressor, and yes after the vacuum we added r22 to the liquid line, and it took 6 pounds and stopped. Then turned on...
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    Compressor Change Out

    Hey everyone,

    Just got back into the hands on, servicing part of the business after being a sales guy for 4 years. I am a little stumped on this one, and it might be a easy fix or something I...
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    Compressor Change Out

    Hey everyone,

    Just got back into the hands on, servicing part of the business after being a sales guy for 4 years. I am a little stumped on this one, and it might be a easy fix or something I just...
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    School District Univents

    I work for a school district and many of our schools are controlled by univents. Some are just basic heat with fan,OA damper, and Face/Bypass. Some have the same concept but with the DX cooling.
    ...
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    Yea, Blue Prints, drawings? Dont even know the...

    Yea, Blue Prints, drawings? Dont even know the correct term!! LOL!!

    The owner is going to start taking me out and teaching me on how to bid out jobs and such. I have gotten blueprints before on...
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    Specs and Drawings

    Dont know if this is the right forum to ask. I am wondering how is the best way to learn how to read the drawings of the buildings that we do the work on? Is it just practice, or is there some kind...
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    Sales position?/

    I work for a company that mainly all we do is Commericial work!. I got hurt pretty bad on the job 1 year ago, doctor finally released me with restrictions, so I really cant do the rooftop work...
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    Yea....I guess I gotta check it out first. His...

    Yea....I guess I gotta check it out first. His wife has some medical problems, so the electric opener is very helpful. He also told me that he did have a service tech come out, and his diagnosis was...
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    Yep...he just called. Its a Chamberlin. I dont...

    Yep...he just called. Its a Chamberlin. I dont know if i want to get into this one....but I love a challenge!
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    Oh....I agree! He is definetly is going to buy a...

    Oh....I agree! He is definetly is going to buy a new one, but can he just replace the motor on it? I would think that he can?The thing is only 2 years old as well! I thought they lasted much longer...
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    Garage Door Motor??

    Hey Guys...
    My friend gave me a call, told me his motor for his garage door opener took a crap. Was gonna head over there on Friday to check it out. Didnt know if anyone ever replaced one, or had...
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    Thanks alot everyone, this was the most easiest...

    Thanks alot everyone, this was the most easiest one for me to explain on my report...I have used this kind math before in school. Thank you all for your help!
    Stephanie
    ( She is still daddys...
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    My Girl needs help!

    Hey everyone,
    My daughter, who is in the 9th grade is doing a report in her math class about our field of work. What she needs is a equation, or some kind of math problem she could use for her...
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    Yea I know...and I appreciated it, but before I...

    Yea I know...and I appreciated it, but before I got really serious about the union way, I landed my current job, and it really seemed like it had potential. The couple guys who were the senior techs,...
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    Well...I tried calling....had to leave a...

    Well...I tried calling....had to leave a message...Filled out some forms on the internet with them....hope seems like the only thing I have to get an anwser....but i wont quit...any more ideas on how...
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    So how does it work? I know you can go straight...

    So how does it work? I know you can go straight to the union and try to join, but couldnt I also job search and apply at a union shop, and if i get a job with them, dont they get me in the union?
    ...
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    What is the UA? Would you have any info on where...

    What is the UA? Would you have any info on where I can get some of the contact numbers of these Unions? Thnaks for your help.
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    Thinking Union?

    Well, I live in the northwest suburbs of Chicago,35 years old, been in the trade for 3 years, EPA certified, doing mostly commercial RTU units for big stores. I learned very fast, they send me out on...
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    Electronic Air Filter??

    Hey everyone....
    Been in the commercial trade for 3 years..so basically very new...but advanced very well so far.
    My question has to do with a my dads friend who asked me to see if I could...
  22. Thread: Accident.....

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    Thanks there buddy....Hey by the way I faxed all...

    Thanks there buddy....Hey by the way I faxed all my requirements in to become a professional member, but it stll says I am a regular member....is there a way I can find out whats going on? Thanks in...
  23. Thread: Accident.....

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    Accident.....

    Hey everyone...
    First I'll start of by saying I had an accident on the job, gonna be off until mid june.....doctors orders and since I messed up my hand, at work, gotta listen to the doc, and...
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    Issue resolved

    Thanks for the help guys! Pulling the rubber plug on the side of the furnace resolved the issue. Definitely a pressure problem. Turns out there is only 2" pipe going out over 17ft' for both the...
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    draft inducer had to be replaced as it was...

    draft inducer had to be replaced as it was rubbing on blower housing and binding.
    Spark ignitor had to be replaced as it was cracked and brittle.

    Flame sensor was replaced in hopes of alleviating...
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    Model# RGTA-07EMAES Vent size: 2.5" pvc

    Model# RGTA-07EMAES
    Vent size: 2.5" pvc
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    Rheem Classic 90 Plus issue

    I'm a commercial HVAC tech looking for assistance to a residential issue.
    I have a 2 year old Rheem Classic 90 Plus in a horizontal installation.

    Issue: Burner goes out prior to reaching call for...
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    How to become Pro?

    I was just wondering how do you become eligible to go into the pro forum? I see there is alot of good training links that look very useful..but cant get in! What do I need to do?
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    Well actuallly thats what they want done. When...

    Well actuallly thats what they want done. When you look inside these ducts......which I must add are all made out of drywall.........all you really see is dust that covers the bottom almost like a...
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    Duct Cleaning ?

    Hey everyone.....
    Haven't posed in a while due to crazy Illinois weather. Lots of overtime. Anyway....I do all comercial work.....mostly bigger York units, Trane intellepacts and so on.....on the...
  31. Yea...I know what you feel man. I was in tool and...

    Yea...I know what you feel man. I was in tool and die as a machinist and I seen it coming....it has become Tool and Dead.
    Got into commercial hvac, with a great company because i knew someone at...
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    York Classes..and Training DVDs??

    Hey everyone..
    I am taking a York training refridgeration troulbleshooting class next week, and was wondering if anyone else has taking something like this at any York brance before?
    ...
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    I am studying right now for the test, and when Im...

    I am studying right now for the test, and when Im ready I am going to take it at a supply house. I also just signed up for a basic troubleshooting refridge class with YORK. Has anyone taken these...
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    Ok....so first I am from Lake county, IL.....and...

    Ok....so first I am from Lake county, IL.....and so yesterday I went to the supply house G.W.Berkeheimer, and picked up the QUIWK study packet for the E.P.A. and started studing. I will wait untill I...
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    Thanks for looking for some links. The shop I...

    Thanks for looking for some links. The shop I work for is pretty great, they always keep you busy no matter what, and they are non union. So an apprenticeship is not gonna happen. I did find a...
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    OK I truly understand that school is very...

    OK I truly understand that school is very important, but right now it is not in my budget at all. At least for a year. In the mean time, is there any good tools for learning sequence of operations,...
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    A Little Nervous!

    Hey everyone..
    I have been doing commercial Hvac for about 7 months, and I am doing quite well even though school has not been in my training yet.
    I picked up the EPA study...
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    Transformers, and other questions

    Need some learning!!

    Transformers I understand bring in higher voltage like 120v and knock it down to a 24v.
    I am only 5 months in, and only doing commercial rtus. i impressed the boss alot. But...
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    Heres another good one. What are IOM's and where...

    Heres another good one. What are IOM's and where do I get my hands on one.
    What about the voltage questions on whether or not a contol is good? I know that if you take off the connectors to lets...
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    Well thanks for the info on the purpose of the...

    Well thanks for the info on the purpose of the controls. I guess my question should have been more clearer.
    First of all, I will grow tougher skin.
    I have been in the trade for 5 months, just...
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    Well I guess when you had 5 months into this...

    Well I guess when you had 5 months into this trade you just had all the anwsers. I came on here asking questions I thought I could get without bothering the tech I was with. We are very fast paced,...
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    Bee in the trade for about 5 months and need some...

    Bee in the trade for about 5 months and need some anwsers for heating aspect of the units. We do all commercial rooftops for stores such as kohls and others. Here are some of the switches and want to...
  43. Thread: New Guy

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    Thank you all for your suport and helpfull info....

    Thank you all for your suport and helpfull info. I am printing the info out, cause Im on the go so much.
    I just recieved some info from the RSES HVAC training, and was wondering what you guys...
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    Get some good books on HVAC/R and start reading...

    Get some good books on HVAC/R and start reading between changing belts and motors. Here's a couple of good sources:

    http://www.lamabooks.com/Scripts/default.asp

    rses.org


    In your opinon,...
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    Well, since I haven't got into heating yet, so I...

    Well, since I haven't got into heating yet, so I guess my questions would be about air condition on a typical roof top unit. We do work on Kohls department stores, and other big stores as well. I...
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    hey everyone, I have been working for a...

    hey everyone,

    I have been working for a Commercial Company for over one month now, and I love it.

    I have only little experience, which was at a tech school about 7 years ago, which I didnt...
  47. Thread: New Guy

    by hudson73
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    Well, since I haven't got into heating yet, so I...

    Well, since I haven't got into heating yet, so I guess my questions would be about air condition on a typical roof top unit. We do work on Kohls department stores, and other big stores as well. I...
  48. Thread: New Guy

    by hudson73
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    hey everyone, I have been working for a...

    hey everyone,

    I have been working for a Commercial Company for over one month now, and I love it.

    I have only little experience, which was at a tech school about 7 years ago, which I didnt...
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    What kind of info do you need? My name ? Address?...

    What kind of info do you need? My name ? Address?

    I kinda new here, so excuse me for not knowing what you need from my end.

    I really appreciate you taking the time though.
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    where can I get those TPC books?

    where can I get those TPC books?
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