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    A Question for HVAC Techs

    I usually talk to Refrigeration Techs and almost none of them have had a Union HVAC guy even say hello to them. In this jurisdiction, we donít have any Refrig guys, we only have HVAC guys. It is an...
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    Back to the original question, specifically for...

    Back to the original question, specifically for non-Union HVAC Techs.

    Also, can I get this Thread moved to the General Discussion?


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    A Question for HVAC Techs

    We have ventured way off track.
    I believe you are still viewing a Mechanical Equipment Serviceman on-the-card (MESS acronym on the sheet) and a Mechanical Equipment Service Journeyman on-the-card...
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    The Utah Local is w/in cents of each other for...

    The Utah Local is w/in cents of each other for BTJ and MESJ packages. All Mechanical Equipment Service Workers get Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, and a Vacation Fund through the MSCA/Schedule A, the...
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    They seem to want total control, from...

    They seem to want total control, from Construction to Service, from locals to Nationals. I donít understand why, I have always worked for National Signatories and I have never been at a crossroads...
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    My home Local adopted the NSMA language into...

    My home Local adopted the NSMA language into their Local Agreement. Where Iím working at now the Local fights against anything MSCA/National.


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    Whoís right? Both of us! [emoji23]...

    Whoís right? Both of us! [emoji23]
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    MES, as in Mechanical Equipment Service i.e....

    MES, as in Mechanical Equipment Service i.e. HVACR Service - not as in Mechanical Equipment Serviceman.
    To add to the confusion, on the aforementioned sheet the acronym MAT (M-A-T) is used for...
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    A Question for HVAC Techs

    Lot of Locals refer to Service Journeyman as BTJ. Few of the Locals refer to Service Journeyman as MESJ (Journeyman MES). If you look at the ďClassificationsĒ sheet from the Union (not the Local) you...
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    19 of 20 Techs that I polled this year- all of...

    19 of 20 Techs that I polled this year- all of them said they do NOT consider themselves Pipefitters. Only 1 said that he didnít actually know what a Pipefitter was.

    This is a Pipefitter, Union...
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    Yes, Service only. I canít discount the Resi...

    Yes, Service only. I canít discount the Resi guys, thereís a company with 200 plus Techs doing over $80MM out here. Thereís maybe 4 or 5 other companies like it too. Bingo - a lot of missed...
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    For Service in HVAC and Refrigeration, the total...

    For Service in HVAC and Refrigeration, the total Union market share in all segments, Residential to Light Commercial to Heavy Commercial/Industrial is less than 1/2%. I am only counting the Pipe...
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    Do community colleges, trade school, or...

    Do community colleges, trade school, or vocational schools market HVAC as Pipefitting?

    I care, I care a lot actually.
    In no way shape or form is 1/2% of all HVACR acceptable to me.


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    A Question for HVAC Techs

    I am asking the question because I believe the Union has failed in tending to the intended captive audience.


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    I have been Union 20 out of 24 years and I hate...

    I have been Union 20 out of 24 years and I hate being referred to as any of those things.

    I am not a Fitter, that is a Construction Trade.

    I used to think there was no such thing as a Service...
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    A Question for HVAC Techs

    A Question for HVAC Techs, which of you (specifically non-Union) Air Conditioning Techs refer to yourself as a Fitter, Service Fitter, Refrigeration Pipefitter, or Reefer Hand?


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    Chevron SRI-2 or Mobil Polyrex EM. There is an...

    Chevron SRI-2 or Mobil Polyrex EM.
    There is an older motor which had a placard on it asking for a lithium complex grease.


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    Newark Trane - non-Union Central NJ? ...

    Newark Trane - non-Union

    Central NJ?

    Southern NJ?


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  19. Trane Technologies signing a National Agreement?

    I apologize for any bad info in the past. In the Maryland-Pennsylvania Trane District, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg are non-union. The other three Branches are Union. There is also three Franchises...
  20. That one is a little more believable. Maryland...

    That one is a little more believable. Maryland (a.k.a. Baltimore Trane) is the District Office for Maryland/Pennsylvania Trane. I had believed that the whole District was Union.
    Bullock (Spokane)...
  21. Are you sure about Harrisburg? I thought all of...

    Are you sure about Harrisburg? I thought all of Maryland/Pennsylvania Trane was Union.
    I have my severe doubts about a National Agreement.


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  22. Trane Technologies signing a National Agreement?

    I have already hear that Trane Technologies may sign a National Agreement with the Union for its Service side, the currently known as Trane TBS.
    I have my doubts that this is true.


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    This is a big topic at Honeywell HBS. A possible...

    This is a big topic at Honeywell HBS. A possible scenario, a guy from one of the local non-union OEM Branches comes to HBS. Letís say that A MM $ follows him, not thru soliciting, but from the...
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    All Locals should follow that lead. Sent...

    All Locals should follow that lead.


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    Let me guess, Canadian Service-Only Local. ...

    Let me guess, Canadian Service-Only Local.


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    REFRIGERATION RACK SYSTEM TRAINING

    Thatís a trade association.


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    Here to tell it like it is. There is too much...

    Here to tell it like it is. There is too much variance from Local to Local for Training. Straight-line Fitter Locals seem to have a better schedule for HVAC/R Training than combination Locals. There...
  28. Daikin WMC: is there any downside to upgrading from the OITs to the new HMI?

    This Contractor in L.A. does great Chiller Controls retrofits. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191115/c33d844dfbecb0826bdad33ee9c1c79c.jpg


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  29. This could be something special for someone...

    This could be something special for someone wanting a change in ambiance or for someone who wants/wanted to start their own Large Tonnage Shop, put has been gunshy.


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  30. Any of these? Pennsylvania Trane (Union)...

    Any of these?

    Pennsylvania Trane (Union)
    Tozour Trane Philadelphia (Union) Franchise
    Maryland Trane (Union)
    Seiberlich Trane Delaware (non-union) Franchise
    Boland Trane WDC (Union) Franchise...
  31. Honeywell Building Solutions - SouthWest Area

    Honeywell Building Solutions (HBS) is looking to augment both of its Light & Heavy Commercial HVAC business in the SouthWest area.
    HBS will be seeking local candidates as a Journeymen Mechanical...
  32. Info on Siebe as a Service Company

    I am wanting to know info on Siebe as a Service company. I believe Schneider Electric (SE) own all of the former Siebe products. I think Siebe had ceased as Service company before SE acquired the...
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    Well unlimited Unpaid Time Off for...

    Well unlimited Unpaid Time Off for non-PTO-provided workers is not accurate either. Neither the Local Agreement or the current Schedule A list any PTO, but you can't take unlimited time off either....
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    Local 250 is straightline Fitters, there's no...

    Local 250 is straightline Fitters, there's no Plumbers in that Local.
    There's a PTO Fund for Local 250 Service.

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  35. More than lkely Market Refrigeration. Sent...

    More than lkely Market Refrigeration.

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  36. A chimpanzee that knows sign language could get a...

    A chimpanzee that knows sign language could get a TxACL.

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    Is your Local run by Construction workers? ...

    Is your Local run by Construction workers?

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  38. The TXDLR has to do something about their HVACR...

    The TXDLR has to do something about their HVACR licensing. I started in '96 and the license numbers were at 13000s, now they've hit 90000s. The absolute truth is too many hacks, both licensed and...
  39. Robur is the parent company. Below is a timeline....

    Robur is the parent company. Below is a timeline. I believe Dometic still exists, it may be a separate company now.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191004/659a59dfa8c53d233882db3794e27b69.jpg
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    Nobody has dental braces coverage? Sent using...

    Nobody has dental braces coverage?

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    Not sure if they opened up already. They recently...

    Not sure if they opened up already. They recently bought a company in TX and they are supposed to turn that location Union.

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    Dental Coverage for Orthodontic

    What is your Dental Coverage for Orthodontic? My Home Local H&W provides $1000 lifetime for Orthodontic. I think that is low since braces start at about $5000. The good thing being that there is no...
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    A ComRef Recent Inquiry

    I made a ComRef inquiry recently. It was regarding an operation in AZ. Low and behold the company is already in the works to open up a branch here. The contactor is an NSMA Signatory and all of their...
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    There is no Union ComRef shops in this state. The...

    There is no Union ComRef shops in this state. The neighboring state has a "Market Service Tech Journeyman" scale which is less than HVAC. I have never heard of any ComRef Tech making Union SJ scale....
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    Around here, CKE is commonly referred to as trash...

    Around here, CKE is commonly referred to as trash work. Hey, but some guys like doing it and the larger contractors bill equal to Applied/Industrial rates.

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  46. "Hello, as of August 16th, 2019, California...

    "Hello, as of August 16th, 2019, California Comfort Systems USA Inc. (CCS) will become a division of BCM Customer Service. As of this date all correspondence, invoices and remittance regarding your...
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    I once worked 21 hours straight doing HVAC, I...

    I once worked 21 hours straight doing HVAC, I topped that by working 27 hours straight doing Refrig.

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  48. Comfort Systems USA exits California

    Comfort Systems USA in California a.k.a. California Comfort Systems has been sold to Brian Cox Mechanical. Any additional details available?

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  49. He's pretty good. Has a Father, Mother, and...

    He's pretty good. Has a Father, Mother, and oldest Brother in the trade. Also HVAC Vocational High School. We've been told 18 is the age in AZ.

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  50. My son is having a conundrum finding a taker in...

    My son is having a conundrum finding a taker in AZ at age 17.

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