08-01-2011, 07:53 AM
I made Pro! Awesome, Thanks All!
When it is said that BacNet is a better protocol than LonWorks, I die a little more inside.
08-01-2011, 05:54 PM
Hi All! Well My First post here. I am 41, Like Long walks on the beach... oops wrong forum.
I started at 16 @ night @ San Jose City College in 1986. Worked in a wholesale house from 18-24 years old.
Have worked for building owners in house, Contractors Large and small. Had my own Sales and contracting business for 5 yrs. Now back to working for some one else. Im so old, my Epa card has 4 digits.
I can play with Vfd's, 100+hp motors, Air Balancing, Pneumatics, and Teach a 1st year apprentice they do not need a 40lb tool bag to do a service call. Located in the San Francisco Bay Area.
I know r22 is gone, but I had this name for awhile in a nonrelated vbulletin forum.. thx
08-01-2011, 06:08 PM
Originally Posted by freonr22
I like the way you think! I hope you stick around and share your knowledge with us.
Worry is a really gross misuse of one's imagination. -- PHM
08-01-2011, 06:22 PM
oooh im excited! I am happy to!
08-02-2011, 11:33 AM
okay so what about us office managers?
I have been in the biz 16 years and sometimes think i could fix anything even tho I have not touched any tools I like to tell the service techs what they are going to find wrong just hate it when they prove me wrong
hey freonr22 you married? oops wrong forum LOL
08-04-2011, 10:40 PM
Thank you sir. I have sent My App in with My info needed thanks
Originally Posted by Dad
08-05-2011, 01:45 PM
Any idea how long before I can view The pro info?
08-05-2011, 02:14 PM
It depends on the load the committee has. It could take a week or three. Right now the committee is pushing them out pretty quick so I would say by this time next week you will have your pro status if you qualify.
Originally Posted by CEAS-AC-TECH
08-05-2011, 02:17 PM
Im trying to impress my new Boss when I start my new job on the 19th of this month.
08-05-2011, 02:26 PM
My guys tell me that Boss spelled backwards is double sob... good luck there.
As far as your reading goes... hope you can speed read!
08-05-2011, 02:37 PM
I have won numerous speed reading contest lol naw I know there is a lot of in but id like to come in with more than I learned from school. Then I will continue to read and become more and more knowledged at hvac systems. I want to know the most as possible so when I'm talking to a customer I am confident so I can make the sale.
08-07-2011, 10:39 AM
You have to fill out form ,your name email,your education,epa card and have to make si many posts here, thats what i am doing right now its pain but they wanna protect our
Trade and avoid people reding some staff and than getting hurt, you need patience,good luck
08-07-2011, 04:08 PM
It's been five weeks now working my new position. Everyday is interesting as I get back into this field. I worked low temperature R-12, R-502 & back in the 80's-90's over a period of 17 years as part of my responsibilities. Some R404A on newer equipment too.
This past week another interesting job. We have a ice cream shop in town. The owner makes all of his own product. He has a huge garage with a few walk-in freezers & at least one walk-in refrigerator and three race cars! Unit diagnosed with a defective compressor on an old R-12 Tecumseh condensing skid which was converted to R409A at some point in the past. I was tasked to install a new Copeland compressor. The install went well along with the new tubing arrangements. Purge, pressure test, evacuate & recharge, mostly very basic work. Of course no job goes easy as I discovered a defective fan motor upon start up. A box fan kept the condenser cool overnight, new fan motor installed on Sat morning. Refrig temps at 37F. The customer back in business. I am rewarded with a dish of the best ice cream in town.
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