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  1. I was wondering about that warning and after...

    I was wondering about that warning and after visiting did a few scans and found nothing so I figured it was reasonably safe to be here. Thank you for the explanation and advice about not using the...
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    Thanks Doug. Yes, I know AHR runs a...

    Thanks Doug. Yes, I know AHR runs a Monday-Wednesday. Came up a day early with my wife to have a little fun.

    Yes, installers make a little more. For instance I flat rate pay my installations. So...
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    I would look at the Sarasota / Bradenton area. ...

    I would look at the Sarasota / Bradenton area.

    I have been all over Florida, going to the AHR Expo today in Orlando as a matter of fact, and I think the Sarasota area is the best mix of urban /...
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    They wouldn't have shot it 15 times AFTER is was...

    They wouldn't have shot it 15 times AFTER is was overturned and laying on the ground...
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    White people. I hate to ruin your Fox News...

    White people.

    I hate to ruin your Fox News wet dream... but these are white, American, conservative terrorists.

    Just like the guy last week.

    Who wants to put their money where their...
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    You are so polite! You say "thank you" so...

    You are so polite!

    You say "thank you" so often... even when it doesn't make sense?

    Lets be honest though Glenn, there really was no debate per sey...

    You typed along and tried to play but...
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    I'm pathetic? $30,000 per taxpayer for what?...

    I'm pathetic?

    $30,000 per taxpayer for what? To remove Saddam Hussein from office? I agree, money poorly spent!

    Pathetic. You know what is pathetic Glenn?

    Conservatives with a very narrow...
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    The bullet from a street thug is much less likely...

    The bullet from a street thug is much less likely to hit you than the bullet from an economic thug ...

    But I agree.

    Have a great night.
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    Bankers created the great recession. I do not...

    Bankers created the great recession. I do not fear them. I made a TON of money on rehabbing and replacing HVAC systems during the foreclosure process on behalf of banks! My point was simple... the...
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    Once again. 128 killed in Paris. 1000 people...

    Once again. 128 killed in Paris.

    1000 people a month killed in the US due to homicides.

    Smoking, drinking, eating, driving...etc are way more of a threat to you than terrorism.
    ...
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    I'm not "projecting" 75,000 homicides. Those are...

    I'm not "projecting" 75,000 homicides. Those are the number of gun related homicides (not including suicides) from 2002 to 2007 in America.

    You think 9/11 was bad for the economy? How about those...
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    You guys do realize that you have a higher chance...

    You guys do realize that you have a higher chance of being ran over by your neighbors riding lawnmower because he strapped a blow up doll to it and let it loose ...

    Then you do of being killed by...
  13. Off due to float...

    Off due to float...
  14. You didn't "fix" anything Chip. The same problem...

    You didn't "fix" anything Chip. The same problem will return.

    A new board and hours of your time... But nothing really accomplished other than being a prick on an Internet forum. Nice job!
  15. Tam's have a lot of circuit board problems... ...

    Tam's have a lot of circuit board problems...

    TEM6 is a nice air handler. It's just a traditional sheet metal cabinet and an ECM. It's very similar to the old 4TEE3F models that were so reliable.
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    Covert it to a PSC motor.

    Covert it to a PSC motor.
  17. That Amana may be deluxe... but its a deluxe POS....

    That Amana may be deluxe... but its a deluxe POS.

    If that and a Trane with a 10 year P&L are being offered for roughly the same price...

    Only a fool would go with the Goodman (Amana) .
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    Get a second opinion and don't call a company...

    Get a second opinion and don't call a company that advertises a "free diagnostic". You get what you pay for...
  19. Amana will have a lower initial investment but a...

    Amana will have a lower initial investment but a higher cost of ownership. Amana is really a Goodman. You may want to research them.
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    They were very close to the low bid? If they...

    They were very close to the low bid?

    If they weren't, they should have been.

    You have done a commendable job getting everything back on track.
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    Let me guess... They were the low bid?

    Let me guess...

    They were the low bid?
  22. Have them find the leak and fix it. Leaks happen....

    Have them find the leak and fix it. Leaks happen. With brand new equipment its certainly worth repairing the leak.
  23. 10 hours of run time a day is pretty normal down...

    10 hours of run time a day is pretty normal down here. 50% relative humidity is virtually perfect.

    Just because the unit is new, that does not mean it should cool very "fast"... doesn't work that...
  24. I really don't respond to out of state resumes....

    I really don't respond to out of state resumes. My concern is if you move down and get home sick and move back (has happened to me twice) and I have invested time and money into you. You are better...
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    Miami Referral

    I have a client that just bought a home in Miami and is looking for me to help her find a contractor.

    Believe its a 4 ton, Vertical in a closet.

    Anyone interested?

    Needs to be permitted...
  26. Tranes SEET testing facility has had systems...

    Tranes SEET testing facility has had systems running 50% POE oil and 50% Mineral oil for years and years with no problems. I saw them with my own eyes in Tyler, TX.
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    We have to charge 4-7 times what we pay for...

    We have to charge 4-7 times what we pay for refrigerant in order to pay overhead and our wages. What sort of mark-up do you think is on that large soda at McDonald's you buy? Large soda with the cup...
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    Get ready for a big power bill this month....

    Get ready for a big power bill this month....
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    Oh, yeah... I do not drug test either. ...

    Oh, yeah... I do not drug test either.

    Criminal records check, yes. Drug test, nope. I don't care if an installer smokes pot.
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    I am literally booked out through 3/25. Could not...

    I am literally booked out through 3/25. Could not schedule anything else even if I wanted too..

    It is expensive, but that is what it takes to recruit good people here. Those benefits keep me just...
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    It is pretty bad out there... There is not a...

    It is pretty bad out there...

    There is not a benefit I do not offer. Above average hourly rate, 401K with company match, 100% company funded Medical, Dental and Vision. Paid Holidays, Vacation,...
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    Yeah, because if you are a pig and allow your...

    Yeah, because if you are a pig and allow your filters to get so dirty that your furnace shuts of due to a temperature overload, its definitely the company that you had called's fault.

    Because...
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    Cool started it...

    Cool started it...
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    Really? Maybe you are denying the statistical...

    Really?

    Maybe you are denying the statistical fact that liberals tend to have higher IQ's than conservatives?

    As a matter of fact, its not even close.

    So you can take your pot shots from...
  35. Come to Florida.

    Come to Florida.
  36. Thread: AEROSEAL

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    So being in a primarily flex market... it would...

    So being in a primarily flex market... it would not be a good investment for me as a contractor?

    Why does it not work as well with flex? Just less natural loss with flex, so less low hanging...
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    So no one believes anything in this video? I have...

    So no one believes anything in this video? I have two air Knights in my home and never get sick, neither do my kids. I have no idea if that is coincidental or not and I do not sell any Air Knights at...
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    X2!

    X2!
  39. Upstairs is still going to be uncomfortable next...

    Upstairs is still going to be uncomfortable next year because the heat load of the home and the capacity of the system are still going to be the same.

    Purchasing a new 4 ton system will not change...
  40. Efficiency and capacity are two different things....

    Efficiency and capacity are two different things.

    One is horsepower, the other is MPG.

    You just bought something with higher MPG, but it wont get you anywhere faster.

    Basically, your...
  41. When freon leaks out it still allows the system...

    When freon leaks out it still allows the system to operate, but will reduce its cooling capacity. That is why a system that has a low refrigerant charge will operate fine in when is in the 70's and...
  42. My guess is the people that you have had out are...

    My guess is the people that you have had out are "Comfort Consultants". These are salesman, their motive is to sell boxes, not fix houses.

    There is a difference between "measuring the room" and...
  43. Installing a new 4 ton system is not going to fix...

    Installing a new 4 ton system is not going to fix the poor cooling issues, especially upstairs. The newer high efficiency systems tend to produce less capacity so without the zoning / ductwork issues...
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    At least you can change only the module now. They...

    At least you can change only the module now. They use to be only one piece...
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    X2

    X2
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    They work great when its not real warm out, but...

    They work great when its not real warm out, but the dew-point is high (like when its raining).

    Yes, they will save some money by not running the HVAC system to dehumidify when the actual ambient...
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    Honeywell is a vertical humidistat. Ranco makes a...

    Honeywell is a vertical humidistat. Ranco makes a horizontal one. I only prefer one over the other based upon the design of the thermostat.
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    Your general lack of capitalization, grammar and...

    Your general lack of capitalization, grammar and basic English illustrates my point. I literally could not finish reading your posts. Good luck forming a proper proposal via email and installing...
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    I remember learning this trade very well. I...

    I remember learning this trade very well. I remember coming here and absorbing everything possible. I remember bringing ideas, suggestions and technical know how to the contractor who employed me. I...
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    Nothing drags down the professionalism and wages...

    Nothing drags down the professionalism and wages of our industry like "side jobbers".

    Great work everyone!
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