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    Great advice here, thanks a lot.

    Great advice here, thanks a lot.
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    Sorry, didn't mean to say it was new equipment....

    Sorry, didn't mean to say it was new equipment. I'm talking about an older walk-in with a new cu that was designed to run on r-12, for example. You see alot of 414-b and other gases being used. Just...
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    thermostat or l.p control?

    I haven't been to this site in some time so hopefully I'm not asking a question that has just been discussed. With all the blends being used and their glide issues I've been seeing quite a few...
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    As previously stated, this is common. Always...

    As previously stated, this is common. Always trust your contractor.
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    Thanks for the reply. This is why I ask. We all...

    Thanks for the reply. This is why I ask. We all know that oxygen will eventually corrode the boiler as well as the piping. Commercial and industrial boilers are blown down often and usually the...
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    How many of you are recommending a water...

    How many of you are recommending a water treatment program to your residential customers with steam boilers? Also, are you recommending weekly blowdowns of the low water cutoff/ automatic feedwater...
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    Thanks for the replies, I was thinking the same...

    Thanks for the replies, I was thinking the same thing. I'll call the guy back and try to convince him against his idea. I guess he's going to start paying all the utilities, I'm not completely sure...
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    Yeah, separate meters, but owner specifically...

    Yeah, separate meters, but owner specifically wants 4 tanks.
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    I'm looking into bidding on a job installing a...

    I'm looking into bidding on a job installing a 230 Weil Ultra and also replacing the 4 electric water heaters with indirects. This is a 4 unit apartment building. Does this sound feasible to you guys...
  10. Thread: 90 plus drainage

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    Interesting, 2 residential companies I know out...

    Interesting, 2 residential companies I know out this way just drill a hole through the concrete floor and stick a 3/4 pvc in. Do you guys consider this practice a hack method? We also see this done...
  11. Thread: 90 plus drainage

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    Just wanted to get opinions on setting up the...

    Just wanted to get opinions on setting up the drain on these high effeciency furnaces. Some drill a hole through the floor and some guys insist on condensate pumps. Any opinions? I'm talking an...
  12. Thread: GE PTAC,s

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    I have a few ptacs to check out for a Hotel...

    I have a few ptacs to check out for a Hotel owner, any common problems with these to look for? Zonelines.
  13. Thread: Think about it

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    OK, bad comparision on my part. I think I'll go...

    OK, bad comparision on my part. I think I'll go back to just being aggravated and talking to myself.
  14. Thread: Think about it

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    Yeah I know what you're saying. The elevator etc,...

    Yeah I know what you're saying. The elevator etc, was just an example. The laws of supply and demand will always prevail and as long as there are hack companies out there the prices will stay low. I...
  15. Thread: Think about it

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    Had copier company come out: $140 TO WALK IN...

    Had copier company come out: $140 TO WALK IN DOOR. Fire alarm sevice co: $130 to walk in door. Elevator co: $125 an hour. HVAC-R Companies still working for $40 an hour or less in this area. There...
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    If you oversize your motors in a plant,etc., your...

    If you oversize your motors in a plant,etc., your power factor will decrease. Very important to size motors correctly in areas where utility will penalyze companies for a pf lower than .95 (depending...
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    1: decrease 2: decrease 3: decrease 4:...

    1: decrease
    2: decrease
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    Provided loss of load means a decrease in load, not a total loss of load.
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    Nice, it looks like the homeowner was the...

    Nice, it looks like the homeowner was the "electrician".
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    Was asked to look at a hydraulic assist revolving...

    Was asked to look at a hydraulic assist revolving door. After getting power to hydraulic unit it waould only produce about 100 psi checked with 2 gauges. Motor amps are low. Tried plugging all ports...
  20. Thread: tap valves

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    Thanks R12 for the very detailed explanation. I...

    Thanks R12 for the very detailed explanation. I will try your method next time.
  21. Thread: tap valves

    by tarz
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    I tried the C&D M series valve yesterday and I...

    I tried the C&D M series valve yesterday and I soaped it up and it leaked, even with the cap on. Was it just me, what the trick?
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    What is the best method to tap systems under...

    What is the best method to tap systems under pressure without creating a future leak? Such as taking a pressure reading at the evap outlet,etc not equipped with pressure tap.
  23. Thread: Pool dehumidifier

    by tarz
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    Yes, makes sense. I understand the operation...

    Yes, makes sense. I understand the operation completely now. Now wiring this thing shouldn't be a problem. Thanks to all that replied. As said many times before by many others, this website is a...
  24. Thread: Pool dehumidifier

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    The refrigerant piping is all still intact. Just...

    The refrigerant piping is all still intact. Just the water lines have been capped. There are dampers above the evap. coil that are manually adjusted. I'm about 100 miles from this project right now...
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    There is a 3 way solenoid valve that blocks the...

    There is a 3 way solenoid valve that blocks the flow of hot gas to the remote condensors and redirects it to a coil inside the unit located downstream of the evap. coil. There is no actual flowing...
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