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    The door latches are a pain. But other than that...

    The door latches are a pain. But other than that they are a great unit i think. Easy to install and take care of
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    They definently are and yeah i think i read...

    They definently are and yeah i think i read somewhere that the inducer shuts off after like 30 seconds and maybe does a post purge after the cycle is over. i just dont understand those damn furnaces....
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    but if the pipe was plugged wouldnt the unit shut...

    but if the pipe was plugged wouldnt the unit shut down before it even lit the burner??? or am i having a rookie brain fart???
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    i was just looking up stuff on pulses and saw...

    i was just looking up stuff on pulses and saw this thread. im 24 and have been working in hvac for 7 months and this is my first week of on call. haha my first call out this morning was on a lennox...
  5. Thread: finally

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    not much experience. im 23 and graduated HVAC...

    not much experience. im 23 and graduated HVAC school in september of 2010. i also went to electrical school before HVAC school and have much more electrical experience(2 and half years of industrial...
  6. Thread: finally

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    finally

    got a job with an HVAC company! I've been working at a hospital in maintenance for the past year and been wanting to get back in hvac and finally happened! ready to start getting back into the field...
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    I know how bad it does sound that I am willing to...

    I know how bad it does sound that I am willing to take that big of a pay cut. It's a move that i would either one day be glad i did or find out that i made a big mistake. But as of right now i still...
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    I'm 23 and graduated from electrical and then...

    I'm 23 and graduated from electrical and then hvac school. I work at a hospital in maintenance and make just over $21 an hour and im more than willing to give that up to work for a good HVAC company...
  9. Thread: What to do?

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    Thanks for more of the replies guys! and thanks...

    Thanks for more of the replies guys! and thanks for those links Paul Bee! I've already been reading some of the SAM articles on RSES and ill check out those other links. We've got two trane...
  10. Thread: What to do?

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    Thanks for the replies guys. I really do value...

    Thanks for the replies guys. I really do value your opinions. yeah the hospital isnt too bad, just wish i could do more HVAC work. Mainly the hospital where i work is just doing preventative...
  11. Thread: What to do?

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    What to do?

    I just turned 23 and have been to electrical and HVACR schooling. Liked electrical but absolutely loved learning and still love learning about HVACR. Didnt go into HVAC right after i graduated(damn...
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    I just turned 23 years old. Graduated high school...

    I just turned 23 years old. Graduated high school in 2007 and went to a tech school for just electrical and graduated valedictorian but didnt feel like i knew enough. worked for 2 and 1/2 years...
  13. Looking for HVAC job in central Illinois...

    I am currently working for the railroad and im wanting to get back into hvac. ill post some stuff from my resume below. It may come up disorganized because im coping and pasting it from my resume...
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    thanks guys. i know right now isnt the greatest...

    thanks guys. i know right now isnt the greatest time to get hired with business kind of slowing down for companies. I just hope it happens soon because im ready to be home even though im only 22 and...
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    getting back into the field

    hey how hard do you guys think it would be for a guy like me to get back into the HVAC field? i graduated from a tech school in october with a certificate in HVAC. i have my universal EPA card, 410...
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    thanks for all the advice guys. i definently use...

    thanks for all the advice guys. i definently use the things you guys say for my decision because i know you guys have been through it all. I have always leaned more to workin for some one first and...
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    start my own thing or work for someone??

    i'm attending a tech school for HVAC and graduate in october. I've been considering starting my own little company or side work when i graduate but i dont know if i should or work for someone before...
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    Ammonia systems...

    just wondering if anybody knows of any good books or articles that show or talk about how an ammonia type system works? im a student and we dont get to learn anything about that but i still wouldnt...
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    yeah i definently want and need a job so im goin...

    yeah i definently want and need a job so im goin to do everything to get a good one. just wondering, im over 15 posts and i'd like to apply for the pro membership so i can read the technical forums...
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    haha i actually have my certificate in...

    haha i actually have my certificate in electrical. graduated from a different tech school last march with that and had a full time job for two months and got laid off, well i still work on weekends...
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    thanks for all the advice. this will definently...

    thanks for all the advice. this will definently help me out when it comes time for me to apply for jobs. haha i actually do show up to class atleast 40 minutes early and do some jobs i have goin on...
  22. Thread: The Godfather

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    i love this movie. own all three and watch it...

    i love this movie. own all three and watch it every time its on AMC. the 3rd one was alright but the first 2 are the best! Goodfellas and Casino are also good gangster movies if you havent seen them....
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    what companies look for...

    i was just wondering what HVAC companies look for in guys that are coming out of a tech school? if you were talk to a teacher at a school about a guy what would be the things you would really want to...
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    me and my dad watch his show every sunday night....

    me and my dad watch his show every sunday night. it does get a little repetitive but i dont really mind it. it amazes me some of the poor work that the past contractors do. like tapping live wires...
  25. Thread: Kidney stones

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    haha from what i've seen with my dad, i dont ever...

    haha from what i've seen with my dad, i dont ever want kidney stones. they are the only thing that i have ever seen that hurt him so bad that he went to his knees in pain. And my shop teacher in high...
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    HVAC excellence cert...

    next week is the last week of my A/C module for my HVAC class im taking and we have to take a certification test. not sure how many of you guys have heard or maybe even taken the HVAC Excellence test...
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    just wondering also, what are some good companies...

    just wondering also, what are some good companies that make HVAC tools? i have the typical gauges by yellowjacket that i got from my school and i requested a Yellowjacket catalogue from their website...
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    its mainly classroom and lab. Like right now i am...

    its mainly classroom and lab. Like right now i am in the my first module of 6 and its the A/C module. Just learning to braze/solder, pressure and leak test, vaccuum, charge, recover and also all the...
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    yeah thats true. haha didnt really look at the...

    yeah thats true. haha didnt really look at the big picture before i asked. not so much about the equipment either. more about the installer i would say now that i thought about it. could have the...
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    i know im not a professional but my teacher told...

    i know im not a professional but my teacher told and has us in lad pull it down to atleast 500 microns for R-22 and atleast 250 for 410a. He said the reason for goin lower on 410a is because it can...
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    this may be a stupid question but ive been...

    this may be a stupid question but ive been wondering a long time. Seems like judging from this forum and most of the stories ive heard in person that heat pumps are not very reliable. i have read...
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    o yeah...another question. saints or vikings?

    o yeah...another question. saints or vikings?
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    duct insulation

    what is best to use to insulate metal ductwork? we have some box duct work and old metal round duct work in our basement and they are pretty old and our basement is not heated. me and my dad are...
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    thanks for the help guys. i do remember him sayin...

    thanks for the help guys. i do remember him sayin it will cause a lack of lubrication and wont immediately show any signs of running differently.
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    its just a small tech school here in illinois...i...

    its just a small tech school here in illinois...i think there are only 2 or 3 campuses and they are all located in illinois. haha were any of those solutions that i said right??
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    Shutting off power

    Forgive me if some of the questions that i ask on here are slightly retarded for awhile. haha just learning all this stuff. but in class my teacher was talkin about crank case heaters. he said that...
  37. Thread: hey...

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    Sorry about the lack of stuff in my profile. It...

    Sorry about the lack of stuff in my profile. It is updated now. I'm from a small farm town in west central Illinois. haha i dont know many recipes becuze my mom does all the cookin. Fix me any kind...
  38. Thread: hey...

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    hey...

    just thought i'd say hey to everyone. recently just joined on here. I'm just getting into the HVAC-R field. went to a tech school for electrical and had a job for about two months then got laid off....
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