The origin of the KnuckleHead Name

The first KnuckleHead At the turn of the century, it became evident that woodblocks, bricks and other improvised supports for rooftop equipment were no longer sustainable. The first engineered support system was designed by Dr. Tibor Keller, a master machinist. This component was capable of lifting and holding light pipes such as conduit, gas pipes [...]

By |2020-11-02T13:22:53-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Engineering, Knuckleheads, Support, Uncategorized, Wood Blocks|Comments Off on The origin of the KnuckleHead Name

Tall VRFs/Mini-Splits: Blowing in the Wind? Here’s an Answer.

Mini splits are becoming increasingly popular on commercial buildings as well as residential housing. Usually, they can be mounted on any number of support systems, but the taller, narrower profile of the larger units creates a level of vulnerability. In windy conditions, it can tip over, even if mounted. The greater surface area of the [...]

By |2021-02-17T13:19:56-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Engineering, HVAC, Knuckleheads, Roofing Materials, Wind Uplift, Wood Blocks|Comments Off on Tall VRFs/Mini-Splits: Blowing in the Wind? Here’s an Answer.
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