curb adapter

Field Survey Forms: Every Measurement Counts

When does a contractor need to fill out a field survey form? In a best-case scenario, we we can simply generate a submittal drawing that the contractor can then verify as good so we can move forward. But that’s only possible if we actually have the model numbers for the existing setup. If your contractor …

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Energy Efficiency Can Help “Green” Businesses Get Greener

“Going green” is all the rage these days, and some businesses make it a priority not only to be environmentally responsible but to do business with others who feel the same way. But it’s not easy being green, especially for large commercial facilities that rely on older-model rooftop units. These units may still get the …

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What Makes a Great Curb Adapter? pt. 3: Optimal Equipment Integration

Previously we mentioned the importance¬† of good airflow management. We achieve that by making absolutely sure the curb adapter design mates with the performance and structural specs of the RTU on one end and the supply and return holes that feed the building on the other end. But that’s only part of the process — …

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What Makes a Great Curb Adapter? pt. 2: Airflow Management

What happens if the motors, belts and other moving parts in your fans fail? If a faulty RTU adaptor design was to blame, would the warranty coverage become invalid, leaving your customers to pay top dollar for repairs? And even if the fan does keep working, how much extra will they pay in maintenance costs …

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What Makes a Great Curb Adapter? pt.1: Structural Integrity

Are some curb adapters stronger than others? Well, sure. The structural integrity of a curb adapter depends on the gauge and quality of the steel, the care taken to protect against¬† corrosion, and of course smart design. Our industry uses G90 galvanized steel as a standard material for curb adapters. The heavier or more massive …

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