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Abraham5G

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About Abraham5G

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  • Location
    Houston, TX

Previous Fields

  • Engineering Field
    MEP
  • License
    PE
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    Casio
  • Discipline
    Mechanical

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  1. Abraham5G

    Help with cooling problem

    Did you go to UT Tyler by any chance?
  2. Abraham5G

    Pe Qualifying experience by state

    Texas requires 4 years experience after Bachelor's degree
  3. Abraham5G

    Hello from texas

    Welcome from Houston 😀
  4. Abraham5G

    Salaries??

    I may have to switch to another company for a raise after getting my PE.
  5. Abraham5G

    Serious 'how to pass PE exam' strategy advice needed

    I also took the TestMasters classroom course in Houston this past Spring, Mechanical HVAC, which Mechanical discipline did you take?
  6. Abraham5G

    HVAC Pass rate

    I passed April 2018
  7. Abraham5G

    HVAC Pass rate

    sorry, I had October and April mixed up
  8. Abraham5G

    TEXAS IS OUT!

    Texas scaled results are out, I passed and scored 85%!
  9. Abraham5G

    HVAC Pass rate

    I failed April 2017 36/80 (46% scaled score). Studied MERM and Lindberg mechanical sample problems and 6 minute solutions (waste of time). I failed October 2017 48/80 (62% scaled score). Focused on MERM sections that I did bad on in October 2017 and took Testmasters course. Passed April 2018 (85% scaled score). Retook Testmasters course, studied NCEES practice exam (took it 3 times until I mastered it), studied EngProGuides Mechanical HVAC/R Study Guide, EngProGuides Mechanical HVAC/R practice exam (took it 3 times until I mastered it), and EngProGuides Mechanical HVAC/R references practice exam. The EngProGuides material is what made the biggest difference for me. It was my best reference during the exam and I did not use the MERM at all. Tips: Limit water consumption during the exam to avoid wasting time in bathroom breaks The 4 ASHRAE books are a must Bring a wrist watch to keep track of time At the beginning of the exam, rank problems by difficulty 1-3, with 1 being easy and 3 being hard. Do 1's immediately, then 2's, then 3's.
  10. Abraham5G

    States that haven't released yet?

    Waiting for the Texas board to post grades
  11. Abraham5G

    Guess the date!

    5/24
  12. Abraham5G

    NCEES HVAC+R Practice Exam #506 and #508 Solution Errors

    Acoustical Tile Thermal Resistance = 1.89 from Table 4 in Ashrae Fundamentals 2005 Chapter 25, Thermal and Water Vapor Transmission Data
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