You may be a tradesman if you…

hard hat• Instinctively hide when you see someone wearing a white hard hat.
• Use electrical tape as a bandage.
• Can name 15 different types of hammers, and their uses.
• View conduit bending as an art form.
• Can identify what trade a person is in by the color of their hard hat.
• Know you use a hammer to drive a star-drill but you cant drive a nail with a hammer-drill.
• Know that a plumber “sweats” joints.
• Realize a “Hole-Hog” is not a farm animal.
• Know that a “Ditch-Witch” is not a monster.
• Know that “hack saws” are ok, but “hack jobs” are not.

Patrick is Zen HVAC’s diagnostic and training guy. Patrick started in the trade the day he left technical school and never looked back. He's served in various technical and training roles in the HVAC industry but specializes in system troubleshooting and diagnostics, retro commissioning, and technical training. His moto: If I can understand it, anybody can. Patrick uses the Zen common sense approach to teach Patrick’s Likes- His Wife, kids and dog. Old pickup trucks. Hiking. The industrial Revolution. Patrick’s Dislikes- Taking work too seriously. Anything unintuitive. Emoticons :( Patrick’s Favorite famous person- Theodore Roosevelt “I am only an average man, But I work harder at it than the average man" Famous Patrick Quote- “Well, that was stupid of me”

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