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  1. Thread: BAS Integration

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    Post this question in the controls section.

    Post this question in the controls section.
  2. I lost a job because i was $1ooo.oo more then a...

    I lost a job because i was $1ooo.oo more then a competitor.The homeowner used my specs on the equipment. The lowballer used the same equipment but could'nt get the air handler in the attic. The...
  3. A magnetic ratcheting duct stretcher because...

    A magnetic ratcheting duct stretcher because holding the existing kind and the drive cleat and a hammer is awkward.
  4. Thread: Work ethics

    by skibme
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    Work ethics

    Is it just me or is the whole future of our workforce doomed? I ran into two different people who say they can't find good help.One person in our trade and one outside the trade.The job applicants...
  5. Labels from the plasma cutter that lose their...

    Labels from the plasma cutter that lose their adhesiveness. See it all the time.
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    If I remember correctly 25 foot total length max...

    If I remember correctly 25 foot total length max including elbows and 45's.
  7. Are you looking for the disk with the metal arms...

    Are you looking for the disk with the metal arms that hangs below the round outlet?
  8. So your buying the part?

    So your buying the part?
  9. Nothing complex about it, call a reputable...

    Nothing complex about it, call a reputable contractor.
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    Metasys question

    Can I leave a message in Metasys that shows I have a piece of equipment down for PM so it is easily seen by others who view? How would i do it? I turned off a exhaust fan today and called it in via...
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    RESCUE MOTOR QUESTION

    Install for my house. Came home, existing blower motor shot.Installed a 5460 rescue motor in a Ruud Acheiver 90 Plus.Got Ac to work. Black wire to cool terminal, Blue to heat terminal. Unit won't run...
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    I open word up on the laptop and write filter,...

    I open word up on the laptop and write filter, belt sizes, and any other notes about the units I service.Keps it all nicey nice.
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    Leave the current system intact and add another...

    Leave the current system intact and add another system for the basement only.I used to see alot of people think they can stretch the existing system to find out they can't and have a complete mess.I...
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    Ask your neighbors to see if the problem is...

    Ask your neighbors to see if the problem is building wide or is it local to you?
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    Sounds like your a little understaffed.Where I am...

    Sounds like your a little understaffed.Where I am at we cover 2 milion square feet with five hvac techs,three plumbers,three electricians,and 1 handyman.All buildings within walking distance.
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    I'm guessing you added molding and themolding is...

    I'm guessing you added molding and themolding is encroaching of the exìsting hole.
  17. If the fan belts are changed often,maybe the...

    If the fan belts are changed often,maybe the pulleys are out of alignment.Could be a dirty blower wheel,or fan blade,and or system.We have 50 year stuff still chugging along.
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    If you go to small it may become noisier.

    If you go to small it may become noisier.
  19. Thread: Christmas bonus

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    3% of my yearly salary.

    3% of my yearly salary.
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    The only way to find a leak is to isolate the...

    The only way to find a leak is to isolate the outdoor unit,the copper lines and the indoor section separetaly and fill them up with nitrogen.Costly yes but might help you out.
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    Never have I installed a duct muffler in my 20...

    Never have I installed a duct muffler in my 20 plus years of doing this type of work.Any contractor that suggests such an item isn't very professional.Blower speed set too high,wrong registers,wrong...
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    The plenum will be custom fabricated by the...

    The plenum will be custom fabricated by the contractor.
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    If the flue went to the outisde of the garage...

    If the flue went to the outisde of the garage then up the side that would be considered a "outside" flue.This type of flue requires a chimney liner be installed.but your ok if the flue pipe stays...
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    Where does the flue pipe run? Post a pic of the...

    Where does the flue pipe run? Post a pic of the chimney.You might have another problem brewing.
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    I would agree to previous answersand also I would...

    I would agree to previous answersand also I would change the water heater as I think it is againest code to have it sitting on the floor of the garage.Once a contractor steps foot on the job he has...
  26. Thread: Noisy duct work

    by skibme
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    Identify what is causing the problem.you're only...

    Identify what is causing the problem.you're only band aiding an underlying problem.
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    Make sure the contractor you choose is geared to...

    Make sure the contractor you choose is geared to do residental.Most of the folks in Queens dabble very lightly in residental and are truly commercial companies that are slow and need something to...
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    Do you have a plan in mind should you decide to...

    Do you have a plan in mind should you decide to go with ductwork? Kneewalls,soffits,chases... How about your electrical service?
  29. They might be cooling the crawlspace so they...

    They might be cooling the crawlspace so they didn't have to insulate the ducts.
  30. Check your local zoning office for issues...

    Check your local zoning office for issues regarding unit placement alongside your house.
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    Colllect the water and water your flowers with...

    Colllect the water and water your flowers with it.i collect five gallons a day.
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    Try SW Anderson Sales in Farmingdale.

    Try SW Anderson Sales in Farmingdale.
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    What are going to do with all the copper lines to...

    What are going to do with all the copper lines to connect all the sections of the mini splits.Don't forget about drain lines.
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    OH my.

    OH my.
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    I took the resi and light commercial air...

    I took the resi and light commercial air balancing class a few years ago.it opened my eyes to some good info. A little sales "pitchy" but if you can see thru that it's worth it.
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    Not bad at all. I was expecting alot worse.Don't...

    Not bad at all. I was expecting alot worse.Don't waste your money on moving the ducts.That's not the problem.
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    I think the SEER of your unit is the big money...

    I think the SEER of your unit is the big money waster.Today's equipment effeciency will help reduce your electric bill. Their is a formula out there that has cooling hours x 10 SEER VS 14,15,16...
  38. You oversized the system now for future...

    You oversized the system now for future expansion? I saw that alot of times and the jobs never worked correctly until the future renovations were completed (if at all completed).You should have sized...
  39. Does your pan have a seperate drain or a float...

    Does your pan have a seperate drain or a float switch to kill the unit in the event of water detction?
  40. Check your attic for any signs of water. Look in...

    Check your attic for any signs of water. Look in the drain pan that should be under your unit.
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    Long drives or hanging strap.

    Long drives or hanging strap.
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    It should be well within the warranty period.

    It should be well within the warranty period.
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    Look in the controls section for help.

    Look in the controls section for help.
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    So regardless of the smell issue, What's the code?

    So regardless of the smell issue, What's the code?
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    They make tan. E mail me.I am in the area.

    They make tan. E mail me.I am in the area.
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    What size is the return grill?

    What size is the return grill?
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    Code question on crematories

    I don't have my code book handy.What does it say about a crematory in a residental neighborhood? A co worker lives next door to a funeral home and he says "It stinks sometimes" I remember seeing...
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    The boss does sound like an ***hole.However, What...

    The boss does sound like an ***hole.However, What was discussed on the interview? How long have you been attending trade school? Maybe he felt you should know more ... I do agree that you should...
  49. Nice one

    Nice one
  50. Thread: Hot Condo

    by skibme
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    Ductless mini split. Sanyo, Mitsubishi.

    Ductless mini split. Sanyo, Mitsubishi.
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