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  1. Im not a stickler on the 2/3rds rule but it has...

    Im not a stickler on the 2/3rds rule but it has to be somewhere way down the duct. I see them all the time in the supply air plenum. I very rarely have any issues with air flow. Usually hot water...
  2. Lets just take your car. Do you think you are...

    Lets just take your car. Do you think you are going to save gas by constantly speeding up and slowing down or maintaining a steady state?
    Air flow is the same thing. You spent tones of energy...
  3. He is trying to say that they can reduce the...

    He is trying to say that they can reduce the pressure and keep the volume at the EOL Box. Of course if you can do that it would be great. You would also be very rich because no one else can break the...
  4. Well good luck with that. Most of my new...

    Well good luck with that. Most of my new customers are new customers because their prior contractor couldnt keep their tenants comfortable. First thing I always do is re-balance the airflow because...
  5. I dont know anything about seimens, However: ...

    I dont know anything about seimens, However:

    ?? Reducing pressure always reduces volume. An inch or 2 or 3 of wc isnt really a lot of pressure to begin with. Most engineers just toss in their own...
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    If you send me your email, I can send you a list...

    If you send me your email, I can send you a list of companies who might sell you a License.
    My email is in my profile.
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    The test and info that you receive is prepared by...

    The test and info that you receive is prepared by EPA Staffers. Do you think that they have the slightest Idea about what a charging cylinder is? The original act was written in 1975 and when the...
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    608 is not codified law. It is simply an act....

    608 is not codified law. It is simply an act.
    Take a look at CFR Title 40 Chapter I Subchapter C Part 82 Subpart F Recycling and emissions reduction. This is the actual Law.

    Lots of if's and's...
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    No Blower door test but Prior to the installation...

    No Blower door test but Prior to the installation of a relief damper, It was really tough to open the front door with the makeup air running.
    Usually there are 5 people and 2 dogs. However there are...
  10. Not only that but the places that they are...

    Not only that but the places that they are constantly complaining like the redwoods and the Amazon rainforests arent nearly as old as they would like you to believe.
    The Redwoods are scarcely more...
  11. My family had green houses in Wyoming. About 40...

    My family had green houses in Wyoming. About 40 acres worth. Grew all sorts of stuff.
    We heat them in the winter with wood stoves that can be vented into the greenhouse itself.
    After the seasonal...
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    Yes, When we originally built the house it was to...

    Yes, When we originally built the house it was to have central air. So it was already ducted. So the addition of the Fan coil was not such a big deal. But I was really surprised at how much Outside...
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    Its always half solutions. Get used to it....

    Its always half solutions. Get used to it. Remember, its a agreement with 2 people and an edict with one. No one likes edicts.

    Anyhow. I didnt see any solutions in your post. Just complaints...
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    Tried that first. The air became foul quickly...

    Tried that first. The air became foul quickly without outside air. CO2 levels exceeded 1000ppm. The outside air was really dry so during the winter it only need heat. It would dry out the inside of...
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    Venting is not unlawful. The term is deminimus....

    Venting is not unlawful. The term is deminimus. You vent the minimum amount possible. And as far as I know the law only applies to CFC's which are almost long gone. Anyhow we had spring scales long...
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    5 years from now, there wont be any JACE's....

    5 years from now, there wont be any JACE's. Everything will have its own embedded web server. You wont be using Java or Java Runtime anymore. It will all be Modified HTML, SVG and Javascript running...
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    I built my daughters house and the walls are...

    I built my daughters house and the walls are poured in place concrete with 12 inch Urethane sip's panels for the ceiling and 10" for the walls. Its like a big roomy walk in cooler.
    It dosent take...
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    Depends on the jurisdiction and if they have a...

    Depends on the jurisdiction and if they have a negotiated agreement with the Unions. But Yes.
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    Yes, Parts are cheaper. I just bought a pallet...

    Yes, Parts are cheaper. I just bought a pallet (10kw) of panels for 4k. Im going to replace some panels I installed 20 years ago that dont work well anymore.
    I DO live where it gets below 0 in the...
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    It increments in volume. Some are heated so you...

    It increments in volume. Some are heated so you dont have to compensate for that. But other than that you calculate weight required to volume and draw that volume into the system.
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    You will have to search. it is something like...

    You will have to search.
    it is something like wwwsedotcom/hu
    With Schneider is is always in the local language so I cant read it.
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    There are 3 software programs you need. Device...

    There are 3 software programs you need.
    Device administrator
    License Administrator
    Workstation.

    You also need a Workstation license.

    Everything really depends on where you live.

    A lot of...
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    Hopefully, She is the only one in the family who...

    Hopefully, She is the only one in the family who has any interest in the business so far. However she is still talking about being a professional volleyball player.....
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    I had a union 1st year Apprentice get assigned to...

    I had a union 1st year Apprentice get assigned to me on a public works job. He wouldnt climb an ladder. Said they scared him. He couldnt hold things like screws because he had 3 layers of gloves...
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    Its apples and oranges. You cant learn how to do...

    Its apples and oranges.
    You cant learn how to do something in a day. You have to apply yourself. Every new skill hurts.
    Your IP Skills are a REQUIRED skill. It is part of the job today. Its been...
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    Dont get me wrong, Im not knocking anyone. I...

    Dont get me wrong, Im not knocking anyone.

    I was in business a long time. The economy with the business cycle goes up and down.There were times when staying in business ment doing the entire job...
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    Its all about interest and applying yourself....

    Its all about interest and applying yourself. Most people dont want to put in the extra time to better their lives. Ive always offered to pay for school for my employees but got few takers when they...
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    It was a lot of work. However most people just...

    It was a lot of work. However most people just guessed a lot. A lot of companies provided you nifty slide rules that helped a lot too.
    We still did a better job in those days with paper and pencil...
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    good time to sell them some Hail guards too.

    good time to sell them some Hail guards too.
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    Ive found that if you daub some soap type leak...

    Ive found that if you daub some soap type leak detector on the fins before you run the fin comb thru them it works a lot better. Any lube would work. Try one section first.
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    I suppose, that Im much faster and we have a...

    I suppose, that Im much faster and we have a different workflow than you.

    When A new job comes in, if it isnt in Auocad, Ill trace it into Autocad from photos or whatever is provided. All further...
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    Ill Ad a little to this. I Live in Wyoming. Ive...

    Ill Ad a little to this.
    I Live in Wyoming. Ive been trying for decades to get my house to be self sufficient. I have 60kw of solar and 2 15kw wind turbines.
    I use heat pumps for heating and add a...
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    I have 4 of them and still use them. Cant beat...

    I have 4 of them and still use them. Cant beat them when you have jobs in hard to get to locations. Sure beats carrying a jug of freon & a scale up to a roof or into a attic mechanical room.
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    How is it ever cheaper to pay someone else to do...

    How is it ever cheaper to pay someone else to do something you can do? It is just money out of your pocket.
  35. Generally, when this happens it is because...

    Generally, when this happens it is because someone wrote a program and uploaded it into the stat itself. Viconics has a up loader utility. You would need to get it from their website, install it on...
  36. Kind of an old thread but the Window contact is...

    Kind of an old thread but the Window contact is an input. The window alarm point is an output. It had built in intrinsic reporting. Generally only useful if it is connected to a BMS.
    Generally works...
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    you can contact me at jimg@scasystems.net

    you can contact me at jimg@scasystems.net
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    So what do you need?

    So what do you need?
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    Long ago in my first job my boss fired me after 3...

    Long ago in my first job my boss fired me after 3 years. He said go work for someone else. Only way you will learn more is to work for different people. Come back in 4 years and Ill have a job for...
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    Ha! I know that guy.......

    Ha! I know that guy.......
  41. Ive tried the damper. You need a really big...

    Ive tried the damper. You need a really big square damper or a round high pressure damper with a 1/4" plate and seals. This is on each fan.
    Generally you cant get a big enough square damper to fit...
  42. I thought that they were a good Idea at first. I...

    I thought that they were a good Idea at first. I have designed and installed a bunch and maintained them. OP is correct. Horrendous maintenance issue. Biggest problem I have found is when a single...
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    used to install Climate Master WSHP's Even did...

    used to install Climate Master WSHP's Even did some huge schools with them. I eventually found them to be an absolute pain in the maintenance department. I lost GOOD customers due to all the issues....
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    You ever find anyone? Also if you need controls...

    You ever find anyone? Also if you need controls Id be happy to help out.
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    I had a guy who applied for a Service Tech...

    I had a guy who applied for a Service Tech position. He worked for 14 different companies over the previous 5 years. He showed up in greasy jeans and a tshirt for the interview.
    He had no...
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    Lon objects generally have more complicated data...

    Lon objects generally have more complicated data types. They are called SVNT's. For example, probably the most common one the switch datatype in LON. It gives you a data structure with 2 elements....
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    Usually but not always. Yes, But you rarely find...

    Usually but not always. Yes, But you rarely find more than 2 ports being used. Its generally easier to just install another router closer to where you need it.

    If the router was using all 4...
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    Is it a loytec or something similar? Generally...

    Is it a loytec or something similar?
    Generally it would be workstation to router by IP then the TP/FT10 bus connects to the router.
    What you would do is just replace the router with the AS-P The...
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    Its usually on the conversion coefficient screen....

    Its usually on the conversion coefficient screen. But like I was saying I havent seen that form that you posted before. Do you know what release system 7 is?
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