Search:

Type: Posts; User: jackrussell

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,444

    you're never too old ! You might find enrolling...

    you're never too old ! You might find enrolling yourself in an HVAC program at a local college to be beneficial. When potential employers see that you had enough interest to take that onus upon...
  2. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,712

    Fluke 381 Remote Display is what I use at work....

    Fluke 381 Remote Display is what I use at work. Allows you to button up the unit you are working on and view the detachable LED screen separately. Just don't forget to add the 2 AAA batteries to the...
  3. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,246

    The Engineer or architect should be on the hook...

    The Engineer or architect should be on the hook for anything structural of this nature. I can guarantee if they are sized inadequately you will end up wearing it! Speaking from dealings with those...
  4. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,131

    Anemometer suggestions

    I know this may be more of a personal choice for some members but what units have you used over the years with good success. I greatly value the years of experience many of the members here have and...
  5. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,022

    Lddc post I have to second that one. Al822 rod...

    Lddc post I have to second that one. Al822 rod and small propane torch (or mapp gas). Wire brush the area to clean it well and good to go. It has served me well and makes repairs on aluminum much...
  6. Congrats Phil. Nova Scotia HVAC/R Red Seal here....

    Congrats Phil. Nova Scotia HVAC/R Red Seal here. They have reconfigured the tests for new techs. New format for HVAC/R in Canada now. Our instructor was one of many across Canada involved in making...
  7. Replies
    8
    Views
    489

    You might consider installing a PVC pipe chase...

    You might consider installing a PVC pipe chase through the wall cavity with a pull string for later installation of your chosen unit line set when the time comes to purchase it. Terminate the pipe...
  8. It certainly does sound like a sales pitch. I did...

    It certainly does sound like a sales pitch. I did a crawl space a year ago and they went that extra mile by digging a twelve inch wide trench around the inside perimeter of the block wall. They then...
  9. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,527

    Check to see that the IGV LEDs are all flashing...

    Check to see that the IGV LEDs are all flashing on the backplane board. The BMCC and Serial Driver add on boards can have an influence on the IGV operations. If it's surge line it could be a failed...
  10. Replies
    54
    Views
    5,622

    Age is just a number! I've been out of school...

    Age is just a number! I've been out of school since the mid seventies and went back years ago to get my HVAC/R ticket. At 60 years old it was actually a real eye opener. But having a second trade...
  11. Agree QwikCheck on the low side shrader works for...

    Agree QwikCheck on the low side shrader works for us. Some guys have even been known to use them after replacing the compressor from a burnout to make sure there is no residual acid.
  12. Replies
    40
    Views
    3,636

    We have been considering using those types of...

    We have been considering using those types of fittings on our rooftop units but have not bought into it as of yet. Still silfos 15% for us. Recently been interested in stay brite 8 . I've noticed a...
  13. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,113

    I've seen units like that before and a word of...

    I've seen units like that before and a word of advice, make sure you wear a proper mask and glasses when disturbing the mold spores as you do not want to be breathing those in . The first time I had...
  14. Replies
    16
    Views
    10,798

    If the motor housing has a grease drain on the...

    If the motor housing has a grease drain on the bottom... pumping grease until spent grease is expelled is what Millwrights were taught years ago. The issue is if the bearing has shields or seals on...
  15. On our outside units there are no built in...

    On our outside units there are no built in protection for the prevention of freeze ups in the drain pans. The only trouble we have had to date is one really bad snow storm that brought crazy high...
  16. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,437

    Go to trade college. As the above posts have...

    Go to trade college. As the above posts have stated. You will need that as a start. Most community college courses have at least in Ontario and most provinces in Canada a job share program. Where you...
  17. Replies
    21
    Views
    9,404

    Just wrote my EPA a few weeks ago. As Circusenvy...

    Just wrote my EPA a few weeks ago. As Circusenvy stated above and be familiar with fines and penalties levied, records,logs,reports . Good luck on your exam ( I'm sure you will do just great)
  18. In Canada at our company we a number of...

    In Canada at our company we a number of Mitsubishi Mr Slim units and we do not have drain pan heaters on any of them. We do however make sure they are mounted on stands approx 12" height or us wall...
  19. Good choice on the M18 fuel line . I have had...

    Good choice on the M18 fuel line . I have had zero issues with my m18 fuel drill or my impact. Been using it some days 8 hours a day and it just keeps going and going and going ! The only issues I...
Results 1 to 19 of 20