Correctly Placing HVAC Units on Commercial Rooftops

Correctly Placing HVAC Units on Commercial Rooftops   Rooftop units are an extremely common setup in HVAC systems for commercial buildings due to their ease of installation, good energy efficiency and ability to provide heating and cooling in one unit. Unfortunately, an improperly placed and installed packaged rooftop unit can lead to roof damage, including punctured membranes and sagging [...]

By |2018-10-19T17:17:03+00:00October 31st, 2017|HVAC, Knuckleheads, Support|Comments Off on Correctly Placing HVAC Units on Commercial Rooftops

GREEN LINK Engineering Introduces KnuckleKlips For Securing Pipes on Rooftop Struts

Kalamazoo, MI (September 7, 2017) - Green Link Engineering has introduced custom-engineered, molded clips for securing pipes on rooftop channel as part of its KnuckleHead Strut Support system. Molded from tough, weatherproof urethane tinted “safety yellow,” KnuckleKlips secure pipes set across strut channel. The KnuckleKlip is designed to slide along the channel track and then [...]

By |2017-10-06T15:20:39+00:00October 6th, 2017|News|Comments Off on GREEN LINK Engineering Introduces KnuckleKlips For Securing Pipes on Rooftop Struts

Attachment and Wind Uplift

Failure to plan for wind uplift on rooftop equipment can lead to significant roof damage or even catastrophic failure.  High winds can impact solar installations as well as pipelines, especially when loaded on extensions. Mechanical Fastening The KnuckleHead System can be loose laid, but where wind uplift is a factor, it is recommended that KnuckleHeads [...]

By |2017-10-04T14:53:20+00:00October 3rd, 2017|Knuckleheads, Support, Wind Uplift|Comments Off on Attachment and Wind Uplift