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    This is sad. Yesterday we were at a home and the...

    This is sad. Yesterday we were at a home and the customer said that her "Steam Boiler" was making a funny noise and an air vent blew. So she hit the emergency switch. When we open the cover the...
  2. Thread: craigslist

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    I am currently looking for 2 service techs and I...

    I am currently looking for 2 service techs and I posted my adds on Craigslist. I do not put my company name or phone # in there cause we found that some people don't respond cause of our size/rumor...
  3. This is the Ask Our Pro's forum. In order to post...

    This is the Ask Our Pro's forum. In order to post a response here, you must have verified qualifications and have been approved by the AOP Committee. You may ask a question by starting a new thread....
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    My electrical guys have been with me for a few...

    My electrical guys have been with me for a few years but my hvac department is another story. I can't seem to find good technical service tech, I have one guy for 2 years and he is fair, but has...
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    I have to disagree with the last post. Wearing...

    I have to disagree with the last post. Wearing someone else's uniform shirt doing an interview can say 2 things: I just left work to come to do this interview or it says I am not a team player...
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    Decibel level

    I have a client that wants to do a comparison of indoor unit. Can anyone direct me to a comparison chart? I Googled and I search this forum and only found for outside unit.
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    So true! I am currently trying to get on one of...

    So true! I am currently trying to get on one of those boards.
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    I love uniforms, When I did not have them I use...

    I love uniforms, When I did not have them I use to get wrangler carpenter pants (black) and were button down shirt in tan, I use to have like 5 t's in tan also (army Navy tan) in the truck so when I...
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    Karen First of all I did not read all 11 pages......

    Karen First of all I did not read all 11 pages... But what I have read is good so far. I went to a local Vol tech school to hire an apprentice and this is what I found;

    Some of the people are...
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    Agreed Here a few more things Don't ask for...

    Agreed Here a few more things

    Don't ask for directions, you are always drive to your jobs using GPS and Mapquest. Just get the address. if you can't find the office can you find the job site?
    ...
  11. Thread: no work

    by g_friendly
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    Hang in there. The season is starting for us...

    Hang in there. The season is starting for us right now. Here are some sugestions:

    Ask if you can organize the truck/shop what ever.
    Take the down time to read and watch training videos.
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    Abement is a 40 hour class and another 710 bucks...

    Abement is a 40 hour class and another 710 bucks to shovel in a garabage bag tie a goose neck on it and throw it to the curb. It a joke but a serious one.
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    No you can't leave yet you have to let us know...

    No you can't leave yet you have to let us know what was done to resolve the problem. I will still start from the beginning as a new install. Static. Blower performance then charge. If you blower...
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    1 thank you 2 15 of those post were this week...

    1 thank you

    2 15 of those post were this week alone.

    3 in NJ every one has to get a Lead Renovator card. Here is the short version:
    If the home is older than 1978 EPA requires you have to do...
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    Welcome to the nut house.... and to add to the...

    Welcome to the nut house.... and to add to the hospital comment, not properly grounding the unit, by not using the right components, which energizing the cabinet of the furnace. Then MR H/O goes to...
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    Finally Posting

    I ran into a member and he said to me to get with the program and get on here so here I am... I must say there is a lot of knowledge on here. I am happy to be part of this. I am looking forward to...
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    let go even deeper....Do an external static...

    let go even deeper....Do an external static pressure check... Checked that with the blower chart... ( by increasing the speed of the blower you increase the air speed across the air won't transfer...
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    For duct board it looks great. The condenser...

    For duct board it looks great. The condenser however, would fail electrical for work clearances on the disconnect in NJ. You need 36"
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    inside radius that is cool! I fight with our...

    inside radius that is cool! I fight with our sheet metal shop to have them install them. They always complain that it is to hard.
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    Very nice clean work, I like when people care......

    Very nice clean work, I like when people care... The home owner have no idea how lucky that you did there install.
  21. Most guys feel that when you get a brand new...

    Most guys feel that when you get a brand new system that is leak free. When we get a brand new system we assume that there is a leak in it until we test it.[/QUOTE]

    I like the way you think....
  22. Lennox is a great company... call them they will...

    Lennox is a great company... call them they will tell you who to use. I would start from the beginning.
    Load calc. To see if correct size. Once verified...
    Blower performance test verify...
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    Time to install some media filters.

    Time to install some media filters.
  24. Could it at all be that the cheap low bid...

    Could it at all be that the cheap low bid contractor, that use Goodman just are not installing it right? We do warranty work for Goodman (we are Amana and Ameican Standard Dealer) and we found that...
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    Agreed, the equipment that you are being quoted...

    Agreed, the equipment that you are being quoted is all very comparable. I would at least have a block load on the home down before anything else... windows, roof color, and trees have alot to do...
  26. Best thing to do is hire a professional contrator...

    Best thing to do is hire a professional contrator to assist you in your project. Here is the catch to get someone good you are going to have to spend some money for them to do the research on your...
  27. JW777 First thing first. Are we talking steam or...

    JW777 First thing first. Are we talking steam or hot water base board. That would make a huge difference in cost as far as zoning. It is possible yes.
    There is a few thing that must be done...
  28. The inspector asked for it to protect from...

    The inspector asked for it to protect from vehicle traffic :grin2:
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    Natecerts I am not hi-jacking your thread, sorry...

    Natecerts I am not hi-jacking your thread, sorry if it seems like I did, but somewhere in my venting I wrote that bonuses are paid by performance. This is what I do: I pay my installer on a per day...
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    :gah: It burns me that we have to give...

    :gah:
    It burns me that we have to give employees bonuses to do their job. Think about! Does Ford give there line worker a bonuses for doing your breaks? Or McDonalds for getting your order right?...
  31. what is your static pressure?

    what is your static pressure?
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