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    I believe you are correct about sign or quit. But...

    I believe you are correct about sign or quit. But why does an existing employee have to quit? Why not refuse to sign and refuse to quit? Let the company fire or lay-off. Would that change their...
  2. Thread: canada

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    Ontario

    Ontario
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    Thats friggen unbelievable. I could have wrote...

    Thats friggen unbelievable. I could have wrote that post last week. Exact same thing. low pressure alarm. Blown transformer. Went to my truck got one with a circuit breaker. Except it blew the...
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    I show that part number as a keypad.

    I show that part number as a keypad.
  5. Thread: WSC

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    Theres not likely to be a suction shut off valve...

    Theres not likely to be a suction shut off valve on a WSC. Be safe pull the charge
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    Cant ya get it from HTS. They are the Mcquay rep...

    Cant ya get it from HTS. They are the Mcquay rep for the area
  7. Call the union office now. Get the ball rolling....

    Call the union office now. Get the ball rolling. They will refer to the JTAC - training department of the union. The course is theory and hands on practical in labs. There is I beleive a three part...
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    You or your customer should be able to get the...

    You or your customer should be able to get the cut sheets for the machines from Mcquay or the local rep. It will give you full and part load performance data including design entering cond. water at...
  9. I was on a site recently that had a 3D drawing of...

    I was on a site recently that had a 3D drawing of the chiller mechanical room hanging on the wall. First time I had ever seen one. Thought it was pretty neat. This is on a new hospital site just out...
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    I too wish I had some good news. My dad had a...

    I too wish I had some good news. My dad had a stroke in Nov 2006. He is now paralyzed on his left side. There was also fairly significant brain damage. At the time the doctors had him dead. They said...
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    I quit on Oct 29. Smoked a pack a day(25's) for...

    I quit on Oct 29. Smoked a pack a day(25's) for about 30 years. Used the patch for first 5 days just to get over the hump then cold turkey since. Tried to quit many many times before. This time feels...
  12. Thread: TurboCore

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    And he doesn't work for Mcquay.

    And he doesn't work for Mcquay.
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    Dont know for sure but maybe Johnson Controls

    Dont know for sure but maybe Johnson Controls
  14. Thread: McQuay Chiller

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    thats a recip air cooled chiller not a screw....

    thats a recip air cooled chiller not a screw. Should be liturature online.
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    How much they givin ya to take it

    How much they givin ya to take it
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    Back to the question. Last time it happened to me...

    Back to the question. Last time it happened to me reloaded software and all was well. Hopefully you haven't lost controller.
  17. Thread: Engineered Air

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    Thanks Carnak. Guess your familier with Eng Air....

    Thanks Carnak. Guess your familier with Eng Air. Customer phoned and I was trying to figure out wich of his units he was talking about. Not that it matters but that narrows it down to one. All others...
  18. Thread: Engineered Air

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    Looking for a wiring diagram for a M#...

    Looking for a wiring diagram for a M# FWB-182/DJ-40-0. Customer called with model# didn't think to get serial#. Can anyone help? Thanks
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    Did you scroll down the page on Otto's link....

    Did you scroll down the page on Otto's link. Theres lockouts for ball valves. Thats what I use.
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    Davyboy, have you tried George Brown College. I'm...

    Davyboy, have you tried George Brown College. I'm sure they have some night courses and maybe even on-line courses. They'd be right downtown or you could try Senaca. I think they offer related...
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    Horn Broken-Watch For Finger

    Horn Broken-Watch For Finger
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    I don't think it's available on-line. I'm quoting...

    I don't think it's available on-line. I'm quoting from the current agreement book. Current 3rd year total package in zone 3 is $28.32. So if your getting $34 your doing pretty good. As far as tools...
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    Ottawa would be zone 3 in the wage package...

    Ottawa would be zone 3 in the wage package agreement. As of May 1 2005 basic journey rate is $35.47/hr plus vaction and stat holiday pay of $3.55/hr plus pen/ben/ind trng fund of $7.59/hr for a total...
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    another 787

    another 787
  25. Thread: ceo63

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    Not real sure why your taking the rotor off the...

    Not real sure why your taking the rotor off the shaft. I always pull it out in one piece replace bearings and seal then slide it back in. Maybe I'm not clear on what you're doing.
  26. Any time I've seen sooting on these types of...

    Any time I've seen sooting on these types of boilers its been due to lack of combustion air available to room. I'd re-calculate combustion air requirements and verify proper manifold gas pressure....
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    Jay, many years ago changed out a carlyle...

    Jay, many years ago changed out a carlyle compressor. Comp was wound for PWS but unit was Xline. Bus bars accross the motor terminals. Long story short bus bars never got put in. Compressor ran for...
  28. Thread: New C of Q

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    Carnak they're either working on or have an HVAC...

    Carnak they're either working on or have an HVAC certification for resi. It would be in addition to ODP and gas. Still need ODP for commercial work as well. Gas licence is nothing like it used to be....
  29. Thread: New C of Q

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    I heard the same thing. Apparently they re-wrote...

    I heard the same thing. Apparently they re-wrote the exam to make it more nationally applicable. I was told there are heating questions. I know two guys that wrote earlier this year and both did...
  30. Thread: gpm formula ?

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    design gpm/(sq root of design head)=K K x (sq...

    design gpm/(sq root of design head)=K
    K x (sq root of actual head)= ACTUAL GPM

    This is the formula I use. Of course you have to know design head and delta P. Hope it helps.
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    Two weeks notice? Tell him two weeks from now...

    Two weeks notice? Tell him two weeks from now you're gonna notice I haven't been here for two weeks. But seriously sounds like a dick. Get your gear out of the truck first.
  32. Thread: Comp Cross Ref

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    yeah I tried their couldn't find anything. I...

    yeah I tried their couldn't find anything. I don't think I've ever seen an American Standard compressor I thought they made toilets. Thanks for the reply
  33. Thread: Comp Cross Ref

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    Looking to replace an American Standard...

    Looking to replace an American Standard compressor model#RA63G3TA-1 serial#M095W9AE 208v 3 phase. Anybody know where I can get a cross reference? Tried the local suppliers for a Copeland or Tecumseh...
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    I was thinking the sequence of events was more...

    I was thinking the sequence of events was more like the compressor tried to cycle off but starter problem prevented motor from stopping THEN all the sensor failure alarms happened. I was thinking the...
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    If your saying that the soft start failed to shut...

    If your saying that the soft start failed to shut motor down then the micro would have seen motor current and kept oil pump running. Hope thats what you were looking for.
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    according to my copy of the agreement journeyman...

    according to my copy of the agreement journeyman base rate is 35.47 going to 36.47 May 1.
  37. Thread: PF Capacitors

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    Thanks for the reply's. Like I say Ihaven't seen...

    Thanks for the reply's. Like I say Ihaven't seen the machine run and wont until spring start-up. If I cant check the caps myself I'll check everything I can then wait for start-up and check volts,...
  38. Thread: PF Capacitors

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    Anyone know how to test power factor correction...

    Anyone know how to test power factor correction capacitors? Going to a job tomorrow where customer reports machine trips 600 amp breaker in distribution panel occasionally. I have previosly megged...
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    yeah they are right. it is adjustable. sorry for...

    yeah they are right. it is adjustable. sorry for the bad info.
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    I dont believe it is adjustable on a 100 panel....

    I dont believe it is adjustable on a 100 panel. Does the machine control the valve? If not maybe you could wire an end switch on the valve to the remote stop start at the machine. In other words dont...
  41. Thread: Centrifugals

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    PEH is a cenrifugal machine not a screw. And yes...

    PEH is a cenrifugal machine not a screw. And yes you can keep it unloaded. But if you have frequent cold condenser starts you really should do something with the tower.
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    Ya good point about a small amount of oil just...

    Ya good point about a small amount of oil just hanging up somewhere. One of the engineers down there told me that they add it to keep valves lubricated. I assumed EXV,solenoid valves, manual valves...
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    McQuay is using them. They are only good to 75...

    McQuay is using them. They are only good to 75 tons per compressor. Currently Mcquay is making a dual machine for 150 tons total. Seen one running on the test stand. Very quiet. Also a shopping mall...
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    Humid1 I absolutely agree a flooded condenser is...

    Humid1 I absolutely agree a flooded condenser is THE best method of head pressure control. I just dont think it is needed in this application. If wind is a concern wind baffles ( as recommended by...
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    Serveroom, I'd say your installing contractor is...

    Serveroom, I'd say your installing contractor is done with this job. He has given you what you paid for. He installed a residential type unit to serve a critical commerial application. Although it...
  46. Thread: McQuay anyone?

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    Standard warranty on centrifugal and screw...

    Standard warranty on centrifugal and screw chillers is one year parts and labour. Everything else is one year parts only. If the factory has authorized this repair as warranty on labour the rep will...
  47. Thread: McQuay anyone?

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    Flange,freonrick is correct. Typically these...

    Flange,freonrick is correct. Typically these units come with a parts only warranty. Labour to covered by the contractor/customer. Has the factory told you they will cover labour? Where abouts are you?
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    To be perfectly clear relocate or redirect this...

    To be perfectly clear relocate or redirect this diffuser. I would not suggest blocking it off. If this diffuser is causing low return temp this should be the first thing you do. But I aint there.
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    If I'm following this correctly you had one...

    If I'm following this correctly you had one freeze-up after wich you called the installing contractor. He came to site banged around on the roof, told you to run the fan continously and set the...
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    Something you may want to consider with regard to...

    Something you may want to consider with regard to your new system warranty. Typically the parts portion is covered by the manufacturer but the labor portion is covered by the installing contractor....
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