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  1. Thread: Tired

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    It looks like they were trying to leave more room...

    It looks like they were trying to leave more room for the landscaping.
  2. Just think of the new business the"Before" and...

    Just think of the new business the"Before" and "After" pictures will bring in.
  3. "Hi. I designed Obamacare and I approved this...

    "Hi. I designed Obamacare and I approved this installation."
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    Great success. All we use. Have many modules that...

    Great success. All we use. Have many modules that haven't seen daylight for over 15 years. Your vendor and the service they provide is key. We have a great vendor and helps out constantly. Also all...
  5. Poll: If you don't know when and where you are using it...

    If you don't know when and where you are using it then you cannot prepare for saving.

    I do energy management for a school district and discovered that up to 45% of our budget will be drained...
  6. That's funny. In the words of the famous Curly...

    That's funny.
    In the words of the famous Curly Howard: "Your mother and my mother had something in common. They're both mothers"
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    I think the word "code" should clarify enough. I...

    I think the word "code" should clarify enough. I have seen neutrals wired to grounds on 110v gas furnaces. It works but say a fire occurred and someone can "lawyer up". There would be the new owner...
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    One the curb adapter didn't make it in time.

    One the curb adapter didn't make it in time.
  9. Let their building and server rooms experience...

    Let their building and server rooms experience BAS glitches prior to server transfer. And by the way, MaxBurn rocks as a programmer.
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    Building pressure can be measured and factored...

    Building pressure can be measured and factored in. Also both a VFD and bypass damper could possibly be utilized to regulate inches in Mercury (in Hg) or inches in water (in w.c.). A good control...
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    I'm trying to order one right now. This has not...

    I'm trying to order one right now. This has not been a good year.
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    Thanks everyone (especially to Maxburn for making...

    Thanks everyone (especially to Maxburn for making a dream a reality). We found a $99 Nextbook from Walmart works great. It's Android based and all the HVAC crews have one. That way if it nose dives...
  13. " But the real thermal problem in the Antarctic...

    " But the real thermal problem in the Antarctic is that the air is extremely dry, and so loses much of its convection capacity (whether natural-convection unforced or fan-driven forced type). "...
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    Thanks but the techs might have issues with...

    Thanks but the techs might have issues with getting those on the roof. :) The IPads are what I prefer but I know no one here is going to spring for those. Still they beat the $1200 Dell Laptops we...
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    Which Tablet for the Field

    We have just upgraded to WebCTRL 6 and are looking for inexpensive tablets for the hvac techs in the field. I am at a school district so Wi-Fi not a problem. Something inexpensive but easy to see...
  16. We ran into a similar issue on a converted server...

    We ran into a similar issue on a converted server room. It used to be a welding shop (go figure). We used a Mitsubishi Multi-City unit with 6 indoor units and one outdoor unit. You do not want a...
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    I'm glad to see we're not the only ones to use...

    I'm glad to see we're not the only ones to use the technical term "sponge bob". :D
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    Hi Scott. This is Tony from Georgetown County...

    Hi Scott. This is Tony from Georgetown County School District.
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    I have 2 of these. One in my truck and one in my...

    I have 2 of these. One in my truck and one in my office.
    It is a 24V (40VA) transformer w/ a 3.5 amp circuit breaker. Bought the box from Radio Shack, transformer/circuit breaker from a local hvac...
  20. TeamViewer is nice and it has a free download: ...

    TeamViewer is nice and it has a free download:

    http://www.teamviewer.com/en/index.aspx?pid=google.tv.s.us&gclid=CObUkaX3hbQCFQixnQodDQkABw

    I haven't used the virtual meeting portion but I have...
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    You're right on that one. You have to definately...

    You're right on that one. You have to definately weigh out your options. Sometimes we would do "best value bids" instead of low bid or propriatary where we scored options (cost, specifications,...
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    [QUOTE=basparky;14654061]Hey out there! I'd...

    [QUOTE=basparky;14654061]Hey out there!

    I'd like to see if there are any other Controls guys out there in a similar circumstance...
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    Sounds like you've got your hands full.

    I am the...
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    My boss and I were talking about it this morning...

    My boss and I were talking about it this morning before a meeting. One way we could use this was to evauate unit conditions and add them to capital project lists not to mention see if the techs need...
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    Thanks

    Thanks
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    Thanks. I've got an EQ-PRTL coming back from...

    Thanks. I've got an EQ-PRTL coming back from repairs. I'll give that a shot. Locate it about 6' from meter in conditioned space. Shouldn't be a problem. This should be a nice little fix.

    Thanks.
  26. Ebay :)

    Ebay :)
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    I am asuming you integrated it w/ WebCtrl. (PIA?)...

    I am asuming you integrated it w/ WebCtrl. (PIA?) Did you bring it into the LGR or another way?
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    I just looked over SkySpark. Wow. That's pretty...

    I just looked over SkySpark. Wow. That's pretty cool. Have you created any of the tags? If so how did they turn out as far as notification? What I was wondering was could you use runtime, discharge...
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    What exactly are you capturing as far as data and...

    What exactly are you capturing as far as data and what formulas does it use?
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    Data Mining...what tha...?

    I came across this article.

    http://www.facilitiesnet.com/software/article/Data-Mining-Helps-Find-Faults-In-Building-Energy-Use--13544

    Has anyone had experience with this? Is it actually being...
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    You guys ROCK! 324821 Thanks. I can...

    You guys ROCK!


    324821

    Thanks. I can write the calculations in the logic to convert to therms and save the data no problem but no one (even called meter supplier) could give me anything that...
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    Natural Gas Measuring Device

    I have contacted our local nat gas supplier and a few vendors but to no avail. We are looking to add a device to measure the amount of nat gas we use. One we were told there was a device that would...
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    I like the Veris system from what I've seen. We...

    I like the Veris system from what I've seen. We were going to install this w/ our ALC but I really like the Delta dashboard. We also If ALC can pull the same info out and trend daily, monthly, etc...
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    Can you use rope CT's(current transmitters) w/...

    Can you use rope CT's(current transmitters) w/ Delta modules? We are wanting to add a power monitoring station to each campus without using the large expensive CT's. We also do not want to shut power...
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    You'll love this one... the new Delta tech in the...

    You'll love this one... the new Delta tech in the meeting was a former ALC tech. That is the only reason I had the meeting with them.
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    We just went to 5.5 and I would love to use an...

    We just went to 5.5 and I would love to use an Ipad when checking in the field instead of a laptop. I heard rumor that big changes were coming in 5.6 at the first of the year but what that was is...
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    Thanks. We are constantly expanding and that is...

    Thanks. We are constantly expanding and that is good to know. When I install a new device I have to write the logic, add it to the graphics. download it to the database on the server then install the...
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    Sorry. I assumed everyone knew I was talking...

    Sorry. I assumed everyone knew I was talking about controls and it dawned on me I could have been talking plumbing fixtures for all anyone knows.:)
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    Thanks for the info. We are using Automated Logic...

    Thanks for the info. We are using Automated Logic at the moment and probably not changeout modules because the ALC is working fine. We were looking because sometimes we feel we are at the dealers...
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    What good o bad about Delta?

    I had Delta reps in my office today. I've never used Delta but did like some of the features. What's the likes and dislikes?
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    ALC legacy conversions to WebCRTL can get...

    ALC legacy conversions to WebCRTL can get slightly glitchy sometimes especially when you want to edit the logic. I do know that running a BACnet/MSTP device on a BACnet/ARC156 network will drag the...
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    Building aesthetics. they wanted it to match the...

    Building aesthetics. they wanted it to match the plumbing.
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    In South Carolina coastal region. One reason may...

    In South Carolina coastal region. One reason may be location because the hvac field is saturated around here while not too many BAS techs.
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    By the way that was funny- the 24 volts comment...

    By the way that was funny- the 24 volts comment but do your kids play with this in their spare time also.If they do I know someone that wants to hire them.:grin2:
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    Thanks for the link. The Delta Reps just left my...

    Thanks for the link. The Delta Reps just left my office. Have you had good success with Delta?
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    I started hvac tech and learned the building...

    I started hvac tech and learned the building automation system (or energy management system) because there was an empty slot. Now energy manager. I love the controls end more than anything after 15...
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