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    Hey Dow still around, just haven't been here...

    Hey Dow still around, just haven't been here forever, heatcalc from Don is the only way to go. inexpensive, easy to use, very accurate and great help if you need it. I have been using his program for...
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    I don't know, but from what I have read and...

    I don't know, but from what I have read and already know, I would say X brought a knife to a gunfight.
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    I would be interested in knowing that also, I...

    I would be interested in knowing that also, I live in a very humid area, I have always thought a slight positive pressure would be better. We cannot use hrv's in our area, just to much humidity and...
  4. The room needs more air, as stated, find a...

    The room needs more air, as stated, find a company that can balance your system, most new construction companies just put them in and walk away.
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    Residential Light commercial Install

    It is slow all over, except here in South Carolina, We are looking for experienced installers, salary and bonuses negotiable. We are on the coast near Savannah, Georgia. We have a great team to work...
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    5 - ton Haier heat pumps

    I have two brand new HAIER 5 - ton Heat pump condensers for sale, still in the box. 13 SEER. $ 800.00 each plus shipping. Or you can pick them up in Beaufort, South Carolina. If interested e-mail me...
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    We are in beaufort SC. near Savannah, our...

    We are in beaufort SC. near Savannah, our resiential has slowed but commercial hasn't. The custom home market looks like it will be getting back up very soon. We are just now starting an air balance...
  8. Thread: Newbie Engineer

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    Come to SC work with me for three years and you...

    Come to SC work with me for three years and you will learn more than you did in college and turn out to be one of the best engineers, it should be a law you have to have practical experience before...
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    Boy get a little pissed off and say something...

    Boy get a little pissed off and say something stupid and you guys really rub it in. I am sorry for the monkey statement. As for the business experts out there, it is costing approx. $ 85.00 an hour...
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    If $15.00 to $ 25.00 an hour is low for...

    If $15.00 to $ 25.00 an hour is low for residential, then factor cost of living, then it's low. My competition is paying $15.00 to $17.00. homes start at about 200,000 here. 2400 sq. ft. brand new.
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    did any of you read what I said about mechanics?...

    did any of you read what I said about mechanics? all of you read one word and jump to some kind of opinion. this is getting totally insane.
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    We charge by the ton here. Our commercial here is...

    We charge by the ton here. Our commercial here is just glorified residential. With the exception of hospitals, everything is resi equipment and duct work. The basic difference is lay in grills, smoke...
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    you guys are blowing this way out, the original...

    you guys are blowing this way out, the original comment was about people who just hang duct, not mechanics. Talk about some pent up anger, mellow guys.
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    calm down lash, 1st of all I am getting back in,...

    calm down lash, 1st of all I am getting back in, 2nd of all I do not micro manage, I have a lead man on the job, if there is doubt we work together to figure it out. I work work in the field every...
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    There are alot of monkeys here, would be nice to...

    There are alot of monkeys here, would be nice to find some good hard working people that want to enjoy thier job, and get paid well for it.
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    As a matter of fact I have, about 20 years worth....

    As a matter of fact I have, about 20 years worth. You keep making a big deal about dampers and vav's installers just stick them in according to the picture, the don't adjust them, wire them, or...
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    about 180 to 225. its a slow market here to. The...

    about 180 to 225. its a slow market here to. The prices are slowly going down.
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    Let's argue some more, Just kidding, I was in a...

    Let's argue some more, Just kidding, I was in a bad mood the other day, I apologize if I ruffled some feathers.
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    I haven't checked the profile in a long time, I...

    I haven't checked the profile in a long time, I thought it was there. We are in Beaufort, SC near Hilton Head and Savannah, Ga.
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    I appreciate the inquiry, I might consider it,...

    I appreciate the inquiry, I might consider it, but I don't think you are that good, reread the post and see where you can't follow instructions. Someone wanting top pay like you cannot make mistakes...
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    Come on Rob, I been there most tin benders don't...

    Come on Rob, I been there most tin benders don't know anything on the tech nical end. They are very skilled at what they do and yes deserve more money in some cases, most union jobs like any other...
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    Rob where did you get peanuts from my post, just...

    Rob where did you get peanuts from my post, just because it is non union doesn't mean it is not good money, why is it that when somebody posts here you get a bunch of people wanting to jump all over...
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    Your gut is wrong, I did the union thing in the...

    Your gut is wrong, I did the union thing in the past, residential cannot afford to go union. I have nothing against the union, except most people in the union while making 80 an hour don't work...
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    Tell us from a business point of view why you are...

    Tell us from a business point of view why you are worth more money, just facts no feelings.
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    Lead Installers Needed

    I just signed contracts for about 12 Months worth of residential construction, different projects, I need people wanting to work, they do not call this the slow country for nothing. Actually, it is...
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    I will call you tuesday if you email your phone #...

    I will call you tuesday if you email your phone # suncountrycooling@hotmail.com
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    Some great posts, I guess I was different or...

    Some great posts, I guess I was different or something, but as a tech #1 I wanted to be the best, #2 the fact that I figured out what failed wasn't enough, I had to know why it failed. A lot of the...
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    I am bringing this back up. I always hear the...

    I am bringing this back up. I always hear the newbies can't get a start, here is a chance and I have had no response.
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    Thanks Dash, we have been, I have even been out...

    Thanks Dash, we have been, I have even been out doing rough ins and service, along with normal stuff, as you know, one of the many things an owner does that most don't know. I hope all is well with...
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    Willing to take on a highly motivated fast...

    Willing to take on a highly motivated fast learner that wants to learn service, must be a tech school graduate. We are located in Beaufort, Sc. 843-770-0257. This is a position that is available now....
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    hvac-calc, it's the cheapest and the best I have...

    hvac-calc, it's the cheapest and the best I have found, get a hold of Don he'll explain and fix you up. I have been using it for about 4 years now. 200 plus customs a year.
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    I am interested, I am buried right now and...

    I am interested, I am buried right now and leaving on vacation Friday, I'll get back to you when I get back. I will be honest with everyone on this site, I could count on 2 hands how many good...
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    square is right, we have tried training within...

    square is right, we have tried training within with installers, with some success, whats funny is most of my best employees have come from Ohio, why's that?
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    As a matter of fact, I am looking for a good...

    As a matter of fact, I am looking for a good tech, call me at 843-770-0257 ask for Mike, if I am not in leave your # and a good time to call. We are in Beaufort near Hilton Head. Thanks Mike
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    I guess as an owner I do it all wrong, I even let...

    I guess as an owner I do it all wrong, I even let me lead installers take their trucks home, Our crime rate is pretty low low in our area, but, most warehouses are located in areas that are easy to...
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    If you ever want to move down the road a little I...

    If you ever want to move down the road a little I am in beafort, no high pressure sales, 85% new construction, service building steady, could use another good tech. Family atmosphere, 12 employees,...
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    If nothing else get someone to start QCing his...

    If nothing else get someone to start QCing his jobs, I check every job we do. That will keep you out of the picture. Call backs like this hurt a company financially, and since raises are based on...
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    Like the ocean? Like working on heat pumps? Can...

    Like the ocean? Like working on heat pumps? Can you do zone systems? Like working with great people? Like an owner that appreciates you? Pays well? Maybe you should contact Sun Country Cooling in...
  39. Thread: why do owners

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    Very good post.

    Very good post.
  40. Thread: why do owners

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    you are so right, I still do my time when ****...

    you are so right, I still do my time when **** hits the fan, I know, Dow does, I am pretty sure Dash does, and a bunch more. A true member of the company jumps out where needed, you are working for a...
  41. Thread: why do owners

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    Hey Dow, hope all is well. Same old story, need...

    Hey Dow, hope all is well. Same old story, need more installers, we finally got the new building finished. I have more new construction than I know what to do with. But, we'll get things done. 85...
  42. Thread: why do owners

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    By rewards I meant more money, and yes sometimes...

    By rewards I meant more money, and yes sometimes I wonder if we are still in the 50's here, I have worked all over the county, and this is by far the worst I have seen.
  43. Thread: why do owners

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    I can vouch for Dash anyway.

    I can vouch for Dash anyway.
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    #1 partnerships don't work, #2 if an employee...

    #1 partnerships don't work, #2 if an employee wants to buy stock in the company I would sell it, so they have a stake in it, But I won't give it away, they can earn it just like I did. I started my...
  45. Thread: why do owners

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    Hey Dash, long story, bad divorce, bad year in...

    Hey Dash, long story, bad divorce, bad year in business last year for a number of reasons, the base closure scare last spring, to key employees walked out in the middle of summer to try and start...
  46. Thread: why do owners

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    You are right about hiring some bad employees we...

    You are right about hiring some bad employees we all do. The cost of living raises you are right about that to. But, a good employee who goes a little above and beyond, one you can count on thru...
  47. Thread: why do owners

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    You create your own bills, we all have them....

    You create your own bills, we all have them. Nothing is free, You must earn your raises. Do you think someone handed us a business, Does everything you own hinge on the business, do you lay awake...
  48. Thread: why do owners

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    1st of all, most people think an owner owes them...

    1st of all, most people think an owner owes them more money just because they are there. Just once I would like someone to come to me and lay something in front of me and say to me, here's what I did...
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    Yea I am still around, been vey busy, between...

    Yea I am still around, been vey busy, between work and home. I peak in here once in a while.
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    Beaufort,SC. Right on the ocean near Hilton Head...

    Beaufort,SC. Right on the ocean near Hilton Head Island and Savannah Georgia. Very Booming, always busy 95% residential. You can contact us @ 843-770-0273
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