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  1. "timely manner" is a relative term. Your first...

    "timely manner" is a relative term. Your first time is time consuming and your 3rd time is less time consuming. There is a video on youtube from OneSight Solutions but even they edit out all the time...
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    Yes, I've always preferred the IFM switches

    Yes, I've always preferred the IFM switches
  3. I don't think that podcast has come out yet even...

    I don't think that podcast has come out yet even though they did do the interview. I know the author also did a podcast with The Edifice Complex. It's a great book I bought it and have been working...
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    Sounds like you've got one of the Trane Horizon...

    Sounds like you've got one of the Trane Horizon units that have the condenser on top. They're technically made by KCC out of Kentucky. They have a tech support number on the units typically and...
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    You're correct. I had looked in there but somehow...

    You're correct. I had looked in there but somehow I was overlooking it.

    Thanks!
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    N4 setting the time

    Where do I set the time? I should know where this is but can't find it. I've got a system that says it's about 30 minutes later than it is. This caused the systems to shut down when they still had 30...
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    I've seen similar things when a module was...

    I've seen similar things when a module was missing....
    In the platform have you opened Software Manager to confirm you have all the modules?
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    Loss of Charge alarm indicates either a loss of...

    Loss of Charge alarm indicates either a loss of refrigerant charge (don't recommend jumping out. Repair the leak and recharge.) or a bad transducer (recommend replacing the transducer and again, not...
  9. Yep, that's always been a problem with Techview...

    Yep, that's always been a problem with Techview and Kestrelview. Thanks for bringing it up. With more stuff stepping away from Java it may make things difficult with some of the programs we use.
  10. A lot of the sites I've seen the Occupancy writes...

    A lot of the sites I've seen the Occupancy writes at 15. I have seen some odd stuff though that I can't give a explanation for with this system. Unfortunately I don't have a file, sheet or book on...
  11. It does that sometimes... Click somewhere else...

    It does that sometimes... Click somewhere else and come back to it, plus sometimes it takes a while for it to populate.
  12. Just to clarify, You mean you have the UC400 aka...

    Just to clarify, You mean you have the UC400 aka BCI-I not a UC300, correct?
  13. Also you have to choose Remote or BAS control at...

    Also you have to choose Remote or BAS control at the Human Interface (unit screen)
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    Good to know. Does that get you all the modules...

    Good to know. Does that get you all the modules or just the cll?
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    Are you able to get into the Platform and copy it...

    Are you able to get into the Platform and copy it from File Transfer? Plus the easiest place to make a comparison is Software Manager in Platform.

    I'm sure you probably already know this though.
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    Initially you will make A LOT of mistakes. As you...

    Initially you will make A LOT of mistakes. As you make changes you might find it best to document every change you make including the exact tab or graphic you clicked. Also, don't make too many...
  17. That is really odd if you haven't heard back form...

    That is really odd if you haven't heard back form them yet. In the past they were always prompt and helpful with me (except that one time 10 years ago with that one guy....). Are you calling the...
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    Override report on N4

    Is there a way to create a report of all things currently in override or being written to at a priority of 8 or higher with N4?
  19. I know a few places that use Sharepoint. The list...

    I know a few places that use Sharepoint. The list then can searchable by either address or building name. Put in spots to list the IP and what needs to be done for remote connectivity, software type...
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    Don't reply to old posts. I sent it to your email.

    Don't reply to old posts. I sent it to your email.
  21. Thread: CVHE-M-2 manual

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    that's an oldie. They have changed naming...

    that's an oldie. They have changed naming structures a bit since back then. I'll send the email.
  22. Thread: CVHE-M-2 manual

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    Not familiar with the M-2 manual. What are you...

    Not familiar with the M-2 manual. What are you trying to work on? I mean aside from the obvious, a Trane centravac.
  23. Always best to show example than try to use...

    Always best to show example than try to use textbooks answers. It's the difference between experiencing and memorizing.
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    I agree, one thing to bear in mind is a lot of...

    I agree, one thing to bear in mind is a lot of chillers require some time to run at full load to properly return oil back from evaporator. Some centrifugals run more efficient (kw per ton) at full...
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    I've heard it used, not in response to demand...

    I've heard it used, not in response to demand from AHUs, to limit the draw of the chiller during times of peak load hours. If looking to limit due to demand of AHUs then doing a chilled water reset...
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    I find it interesting that the resistor method...

    I find it interesting that the resistor method was used in test mode. Never actual known anyone to use it. I've always known it was an option but just always found the step method easiest. Maybe...
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    Wouldn't this provide a false run status in the...

    Wouldn't this provide a false run status in the event of a broken belt?
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    Adrian, Over the span of my career I've been in...

    Adrian, Over the span of my career I've been in both. I started in lowest price shops with dirty sketchy work being done where the sales people drove "economical" vehicles, and I've worked my way...
  29. Without seeing it, it's hard to make a call. The...

    Without seeing it, it's hard to make a call. The problems that I've run across tend to be alignment. There is 1 common manufacturer of belts that I have encountered that which is why I tend to prefer...
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    Odd in previous post I thought I had listed Hill...

    Odd in previous post I thought I had listed Hill York (an Emcor company) as one of the union shops but it's not on there.

    Never heard a centrifugal called CAS, frequently referred to a CTV in...
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    BAS. I did chillers for a number of years but...

    BAS. I did chillers for a number of years but kind of lost the passion and enjoy the challenge of something constantly changing.

    Not certain how much chiller work Comfort Systems does, I mean...
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    I'm probably looking at it thru bias lenses....

    I'm probably looking at it thru bias lenses. Generally when I worked with younger techs I was training them and encouraging them to work towards chillers or get into controls. I don't spend anytime...
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    1) Ok, so the pickings are slim on your end but...

    1) Ok, so the pickings are slim on your end but that can make for a great opportunity for a tech who is motivated to move into chillers (granted it will normally take about a 1.5 years for a...
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    Sounds like a good opportunity there. Either for...

    Sounds like a good opportunity there. Either for local talent or someone willing to relocate from another area. It is beautiful out there.
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    Double check the thermal overload on the...

    Double check the thermal overload on the compressor. I've had them actually completely rust off and was doing a similar thing. I forget if the DX equipment has a wire module listed on the nameplate...
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    Aside from the online application, call them...

    Aside from the online application, call them directly to do an old fashion follow up. Try to figure out who is their recruiter or inquire of their HR directly (avoid month's end and beginning). HR is...
  37. Thread: MCS Conversion

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    I had a chiller with a rotary/screw compressor...

    I had a chiller with a rotary/screw compressor once (water-cooled) that was made by Trane and another company had replaced the controls, interface and compressor with some other system. There was so...
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    [QUOTE=AdrianOmarPerez;26123225]Daikin DBS, Trane...

    [QUOTE=AdrianOmarPerez;26123225]Daikin DBS, Trane TBS (Western NC), Brady Trane (the rest of the state), Service Logic, and EMCOR all do Chiller Service in NC. I believe all of those are non-union in...
  39. Looks like the override is for 120 minutes. It's...

    Looks like the override is for 120 minutes. It's test mode that is only 1 hour.
  40. It is one or the other, Either BAS or Local...

    It is one or the other, Either BAS or Local control. When your referring to the override are you referring to the occupancy override? I believe that is an hour, I will try and double check.
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    Best to call the factory 888-326-3677 they will...

    Best to call the factory 888-326-3677 they will provide free support
  42. It's a 2 pole motor so, 120 x hz(assuming 60) / 2...

    It's a 2 pole motor so, 120 x hz(assuming 60) / 2 (poles) = 3600 nominal rpms before slippage. AC systems near pools never last long. Sounds a bit like PoolPak.
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    While I can't speak of the upfront costs, I find...

    While I can't speak of the upfront costs, I find 460v equipment to be less problematic.
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    Sounds like your most comfortable with union but...

    Sounds like your most comfortable with union but as someone stated there isn't much benefit in the area. I do know of centrifugal techs in Research Triangle Park area making around $40/hr and have...
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