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Wayne Lawrence
Wayne Lawrence
Wayne Lawrence is a Service Technician and Instructor in the Oilheat Training program at Suffolk County [New York[ Community College, where he was named Instructor of the Year. He was named the 2010 NAOHSM (now OESP) Service Technician of the Year, and has written numerous articles for Indoor Comfort Marketing on service issues.
Articles by Wayne Lawrence
Hello again! This month has been quite a learning experience for me. I started April by being reminded of why I left the trade of auto and truck repair 27 years ago. I recall being…
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Hello again! This month I thought to share two insufficient hot water calls I was sent to investigate. They both had similar problems, but with different types of equipment. I had written about “Insufficient Hot…
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I have been out as late as 10pm on May 30th in pitch black darkness, in the rain, to get a pool heater running because of a customer threatening to quit. I guess if had…
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Hello again! Having fun this winter? I must admit I am not! With March now here, we’ll soon get a chance to make good on all of our “…make this up to our family promises”…
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Hello again! I want to start with a note of thanks for the feedback I’ve received from past articles, and moreover to this publication for the opportunity to express some thoughts that have been rolling…
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Last month I wrote of how important water pressure checks are in our diagnostic troubleshooting procedures. By now, as you are reading this, nature has again provided us with more work, for this time of…
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…the itsy bitsy spider hid in the burner rail, got himself real comfy, made the burner fail, along came the technician attempting a relight, but due to lack of training,  received an awful fright…. BOOOOOM!!!!…
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Happy Healthy New Year! Hello again! What a rollercoaster ride of emotions this last few weeks has been. Some of what I’ve seen working the south shore here on Long Island after hurricane Sandy tore…
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For this month, I thought I’d write about something that has always bothered me, and again happened to find its way to me on this extremely hot August 2nd. I walked in on a soot call from a unit with a…
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Happy Healthy New Year! Hello again! What a rollercoaster ride of emotions this last few weeks has been. Some of what I’ve seen working the south shore here on Long Island after hurricane Sandy tore…
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