Texas only got licensing a couple of years ago. They also have a special
Electricians license for HVAC contractors so that they are no longer
blackmailed by the Electricians.. Thats a really great Idea. The fines
are staggering for those that get caught without a license though. As
for their people being incompetent.. There is no excuse for that if
true.. They have statewide training seminars that are cheap or free and
very frequent. Read "Air Conditioning Today" sent free from New
Brunswick Texas.. A very well written monthly journal. How many more
wild allegations are going to be aired here anyway. By the way..Each
state has its own licensing procedure and do not honor each others
licenses. Isn't Bobs Veteran Service in New York.. I doubt that New York
is not licensing every trade and has been for years. Both Dakota's
license everything nowadays as does Minnesota. Iowa has licenses, but
many ignore them as there is little if any enforcement..Same with
Nebraska. Wyoming and Montana will merely soot you if you fuck their
job. The Canadians are so damned glad to get a service person that they
honor all licenses and will encorage their daughter to marry you. The
closer you get to Mikeys state the looser things get. Desperation I guess.
People are in business to make a profit... some don't care what it takes to
make a profit. Cut corners, crappy work, cut one job to get it while ripping
the next guy.
Untrained people replacing equipment that isn't bad.. the list goes on and
on. It's the way most companies operate.. it's a sad world we live in. It's
cheaper to replace than to train employees.
I just saw a survey of companies across America that are cutting
training and reducing hiring as a part of their cost cutting programs.
That is all industries. These are the big companies.. Which tells me the
small companies with trained and experience people have a good
opportunity to take a lot of business from these guys as they are also
cutting back on advertising.
When a distributorship like Johnstone supply etc have a many $million
inventory... They are in the business of moving product and they don't
really care who ponies up the cash. You get the best wholesale by being
a mass product buyer. Do you even have a clue as to how much these guys
end up eating of having a cutrate sale each year. Reality is Reality.
If I owned stock in any of these.. i wouldn't want it any other way.
Amazingly enough I have had a South Dakota License since they came out
in 1993. The test takes an entire day just for the masters and a half a
day for the contractors and you don't work without both. Minimum
requirements are 2 years of Votech or college associates in same... 4
years apprentice. 2 years Journeyman and one year masters. Tell me again
what your resume is? I have held a Minnesota Boiler and HVAC license for
many more years then that. My Engineers registry goes back a few decades
in several states. I think you are getting senile and miss not being
able to ride your motorcycle any longer.. So you make a lot of wind and
a lot of very ignorant and stupid trolls here. By the way, I cannot find
your license registry. I don't think it exists and what I told you about
not holding an active contractors while another contractor is
responsible is very true and you are a liar.
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