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    Also new here

    Hello, I'm also new I just got a job that does HVAC for strictly mobile homes, is that something that is respected in the HvAc community like can I get a job somewhere else down the road. I dont mean to sound rude I had just never heard of mobile home hvac contractors before. Please give me your thoughts

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    The thing that will help you get a job someplace else is fully understanding the big picture of how systems work and how to properly diagnose them. Those principles will essentially be the same whether you're talkin about a mobile home HVAC unit, or a more typical residential unit, or a large rooftop unit on a store.

    The processes used, and the results achieved, are very similar. They simply have nuances which make them slightly different from one another.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tyler16123 View Post
    Hello, I'm also new I just got a job that does HVAC for strictly mobile homes, is that something that is respected in the HvAc community like can I get a job somewhere else down the road. I dont mean to sound rude I had just never heard of mobile home hvac contractors before. Please give me your thoughts
    All the mobile home dealers I know of look for fast and cheap. High static pressure is the norm with no practical way to improve air flow. Poor air filtration, if any, is to be found on most units. They will want to do everything their way instead of being thorough. It may be a way to get your foot in the door but don't assume that other companies will be impressed with that experience.
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    Also new here

    I cant decide whether to take this position or not, if it's not going to help me get into another company it might not be worth it because I'd like to one day move into commerical or homes not stay in mobile homes

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    ATM take what you can get. Some experience is better then none. Companies will hire you, so don't be worried. The thing is you need to have a variety of different things you've worked on so in your time as a tech try to learn everything about what you work on and then move on to something else. Don't stay stuck on one thing. Know you can do and figure out what you put your mind to. And get it done!!!

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    Made tis its own thread.
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    Tyler, of course we would respect you if you work on mobile home ACs. Like the others said, experience is experience, all systems are pretty much the same.

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