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    10% fresh air mandated in most commercial bldgs...

    10% fresh air mandated in most commercial bldgs by code
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    ive changed many shaft and bearings on a data...

    ive changed many shaft and bearings on a data aire ive changed 3 on a liebert where the units run 24/8
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    Last year did a new install using a stolz unit...

    Last year did a new install using a stolz unit indoor upflw connected to a gutner drycooler As of most of us i was fairly used to liebert units install and service so anything new or dif sets off a...
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    stay in school or join 638 if interested in...

    stay in school or join 638 if interested in commericial jobs I wish i didnt spend all those years fixing residential units never want to see another attic in my life not even my own
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    local 18 doing it right if you cant tell you...

    local 18 doing it right if you cant tell you dont know
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    looks like sac shop in NY LOCALS 21 AND 638 ...

    looks like sac shop in NY LOCALS 21 AND 638 UNION MEMBER AND PROUD OF UNION WORK P.S. dont shop walmart
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    bad burner good boiler try unilux

    bad burner good boiler try unilux
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    dont mix but dont panic

    if you are not sure of the product or are unsure the proper thing to due is drain and start fresh mixing propelyne with ethel reduces there benifactores
    plus propelyne is much better for the...
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    freeze and flow are 2 that come to mind

    freeze and flow are 2 that come to mind
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    oil

    switch to gas thats all folks
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    Looks like my life

    See liberts everyday and have changes many of 06Ds verizon bldgs run 24/7
    guess you cant complain never changed a bearing though
    you have not seen or never want to see a 3 stage lierbert chiller...
  12. Thread: Trane Voyage

    by steam638
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    638 boys know what it takes to get the job done

    638 boys know what it takes to get the job done
  13. Thread: duh-its hot

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    basics

    checked all the basics fans coils suor heat the units are 25 years old and the coils are slightly storm damaged hail dents i just dont think that the units can handle the outdoot temp if i could fix...
  14. oops forgot package unit weigh in the charge...

    oops forgot package unit weigh in the charge works good although i have had dataaire units straight from the fac overcharged plate heat ex just like multi stack chillers crictical charge is import...
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    any opinions

    any opinions
  16. all manufactures agree that the best way to...

    all manufactures agree that the best way to properly charge a system is by subcooling but in reality in the field there is too many varibles i go by superheat dont get me wrong subcooling is...
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    clean from inside and out trane units have the...

    clean from inside and out trane units have the most deceiving coils looks spotless but you know had a 30 ton unit tripping internal breakers would be fine on one stage as soon as the 2nd stage kicked...
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    facts are facts

    check your splits across coil check your superheat and subcooling if all are on the money your system is incorrectly sized ahh oh by the way oversized duct will only affect your velocity undersized...
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    depends on your overhead drive by 600 in the...

    depends on your overhead drive by 600 in the morn and leave the ticket on the door
  20. Thread: duh-its hot

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    real world dad looking for help from expertslike...

    real world dad looking for help from expertslike yourself
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    check the crankcase htrs

    check the crankcase htrs
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    get ot while you can and go back to school

    get ot while you can and go back to school
  23. Thread: duh-its hot

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    i know this sounds like i dont know what i am...

    i know this sounds like i dont know what i am doing but i have been doing commercial ac for 8 and light commercial res for 12 anyhow here you go today in ny was 98-100 my shop mostly works on water...
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    perfect example why i dont do residental work...

    perfect example why i dont do residental work anymore money is not an issue cant pay me enough soakinking wet by 830 am and i was a service guy 456that commercial all the way
  25. Thread: HVAC in dorm

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    same

    boxes with 55 and 120 san mix what ever u want constant velocity systems dont please everyone room temp feels cold to people but what i have learned after 23 years is that u cant please everyone much...
  26. Thread: HVAC in dorm

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    what

    oct 15 drain towers put on a sweater or open a window real buildings have hot dech cold deck year round
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    tank questions

    dont loose sleep fill the tank to weight capicity then bring to your refrigerant reclaim center got no timme for that why do u are u resposible for the reclaim and the refined and recyled refrigerant...
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    steam

    always remember superheated steam is deadly safety first
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    purge

    old centrifugals purge was a joke were are u getting r-11 the purge system is a pretty simple device just like reclaim unit when in doght figure it out
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    tower

    funny no one takes me seorisly when i say that water treatment is a trade upon itself dont give your boss the idea or thought that you can do what is ness i can fill drain or vacumm the sludge and...
  31. Thread: subcooling

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    same

    nother thing ac is much more forgiving than refrigeration my goal is to save the compressor but save the compressor
  32. Thread: subcooling

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    subcooling

    the best way to charge a system but hate to say not the real world goos pressures and good superheat is good enough for me dont get me wrong i know theres more science to this subject but in my real...
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    sorry never use a reducing tee on a flow switch...

    sorry never use a reducing tee on a flow switch always use a straight full size tee 2x2 3x3 0r such with a bushing too much ex with liebert drycoolers
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    flow switch

    use pressure diff swithes much bet
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    shirts

    wear supply house shirts to work your boss will understand and treat you to better
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    shirts

    macys or supply houses ur choice
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    just installed new power flames on 2 boilers...

    just installed new power flames on 2 boilers never seen before but still there with no leaks
  38. Thread: aerco boilers

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    good for scrap copper thats all

    good for scrap copper thats all
  39. Thread: Cooling tower

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    tower

    cascade coorp or the same trade upon itself remember the past
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    hum and burn thud a moter starter phase protecter...

    hum and burn thud a moter starter phase protecter and such
  41. Thread: recicer tanks

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    how to size a receiver tank for a new boilr btu,s...

    how to size a receiver tank for a new boilr btu,s or connective load or something else i know they tell u to measure the condensate of the old boiler but thats too late for me
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    dont consider it high untill u cant see it

    dont consider it high untill u cant see it
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    boilers in cali shocking must be for prosess apps

    boilers in cali shocking must be for prosess apps
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    in house

    if u want toget a in house job work for verizon unionized states of course do nothing and call a outside contractor no complaints here but i do wonder who is in charge?
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    false flame will show

    false flame will show
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    theres ur prob scrap the fire eye and go with...

    theres ur prob scrap the fire eye and go with honeywell better luck
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    oh by the way york rookie dont make the same...

    oh by the way york rookie dont make the same mistake join a union shop now 18 + 30 = 48 and security
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    york chiller

    not an expert but lots of experience just watch your pressures and oil level and oil temp centrifugals require maintenence just like a oil fired boiler oil air etc. just dont dreak if it aint broke...
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