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    maybe articles on what doesn't work today the way...

    maybe articles on what doesn't work today the way it worked say 20 years ago that we are still hanging on to.
    what should we let go of by way of marketing, management, practices, methods.
    has...
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    How about a series of articles on businesses that...

    How about a series of articles on businesses that can be added to an hvac business to provide year round income and help eliminate the "feast or famine" aspect.
  3. Very Smart Post Brian:

    Very Smart Post Brian:
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    Dan Houlihan explained how it "feels" to me this...

    Dan Houlihan explained how it "feels" to me this way.

    because hot goes to cold your body heat is being pulled away from you causing you to feel like the cold is coming at you.

    stand by a cold...
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    What help are you looking for?

    What help are you looking for?
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    The ampacity of a conductor is based strictly on...

    The ampacity of a conductor is based strictly on its ability to dissipate heat. this means if its in a freezer it can carry more heat than in a boiler room. this also means if there are multiple...
  7. Thread: Kid Bikes

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    I have 9 kids now ages 32 down to 9,, we have...

    I have 9 kids now ages 32 down to 9,, we have always been a bike family.. I've tried the expensive bikes and the walmart bikes.

    they all last about the same..but at walmart or target buy the...
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    good points,, please don't be offended,, you are...

    good points,, please don't be offended,, you are taking great steps, and removing the

    insulation is the next best step so you are right about that. When you do that you want to make sure that...
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    did you ever see the music video for "paradise by...

    did you ever see the music video for "paradise by the dashboard light" by Meatloaf.. Or hear the song..

    When the teenage boy gets to a certain "place" in the parked car the girl screams, "You...
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    moto guy, that is a good way to look at the duct...

    moto guy, that is a good way to look at the duct leakage, the biggest problem with duct leakage for you now that your roof line is sealed would be that any leakage into the attic

    pushes air down...
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    In our part of the country houses are like "flour...

    In our part of the country houses are like "flour sifters" constantly "sifting" attic dust down into home.

    of course pollutants, irritants and contaminants come in from below and other sources...
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    good idea, most wholesalers will be able to give...

    good idea, most wholesalers will be able to give you a recommended truck stock list, you won't need it all to start, and if you agree to stock a certain amount of their parts ask

    them to agree...
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    not necessarily fabric,, unless you had it tested...

    not necessarily fabric,, unless you had it tested and found to be fabric, if you don't mind i would be interested in how you did the sealing. And is their ductwork located in the attic.
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    When you realize that any run to a parts store...

    When you realize that any run to a parts store costs you a minimum of $100 that will help you decide how much to stock.. When you have to go to the store for a part, get two and

    start a truck...
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    http://www.masingillcleanair.com/High_Utilities.ht...

    http://www.masingillcleanair.com/High_Utilities.html

    Here's the link again to our video using closed cell foam on mostly retrofit.. the picture in the parking lot spraying the air duct is for a...
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    Checksinmail.. go to www.tigerfoam.net for videos...

    Checksinmail.. go to www.tigerfoam.net for videos and information and to www.comfortinstitute.org. we have used the tiger foam but now we buy the same thing at a much better price from comfort...
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    R-value is R-7 per inch, however when you add...

    R-value is R-7 per inch, however when you add the air tightness we see much more than that. For example 2" of closed cell spray foam on air ducts is rated

    R14, however if you were to compare...
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    Let me restate what i'm trying to say. first:...

    Let me restate what i'm trying to say.

    first: we all need to make more money with our businesses, but we get hung up in thinking we are only service, repair, replace. but the homeowner is...
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    Your right about improperly sized ductwork, but...

    Your right about improperly sized ductwork, but homeowners will pay to have it modified and sealed. I am a believer in fixing and sealing the ductwork before ever replacing the equipment.

    The...
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    Baycienda: Stop and think about what you are...

    Baycienda: Stop and think about what you are saying.. #1 you say foam is a great insulator and sealer... So why not use it... Just think about the Kool-aid our hvac industry has been drinking...
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    In North Georgia we have had no issues with...

    In North Georgia we have had no issues with inspectors, it varies from state to state and city to city. Where inspectors are concerned it is because of not having it inside the air

    ducts for...
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    Good Questions: first, some can lights can be...

    Good Questions: first, some can lights can be sprayed right over because they are not temperature sensitive, for the older styles as you saw in the video we put a bucket or

    something over them...
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    to hvac vegas,,, you are right about wrapping...

    to hvac vegas,,, you are right about wrapping ducts, here's something interesting. We've done this as i said for over 5 years, but we also give the option for wet mastic

    sealing and fiberglass...
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    you might be right about the wall of shame foam...

    you might be right about the wall of shame foam job. on the other hand it could be a contractor learning how to do it. It's a little tricky if your chemicals arn't coming out

    evenly, you are...
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    Thanks I finally found them.. I posted a video...

    Thanks I finally found them.. I posted a video there i'll post it here showing how we have done our air ducts for over 5 years with spray foam.
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