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What Is A HVAC Equipment Support & How Does It Work?

What Is A HVAC Equipment Support & How Does It Work?

Referred to as Equipment Supports, Equipment Rails, Support Rails & Sleeper Curbs. These load-bearing supports are typically used to elevate and/or load support rooftop piping, ductwork, HVAC equipment, RTU’s (Rooftop Units), walkways, and more. Customizable in height & length to match your specific requirements, easy to transport, and can be carried onto any roof without major hassle. Equipment Supports are constructed of galvanized steel with continuous welded and mitered corner seams. They contain a wood nailer shrouded under a galvanized metal cover, allowing you to nail/secure roofing material directly to it.

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HVAC – The Basics of V-Belts

HVAC – The Basics of V-Belts

Until I began to specify belts for HVAC Accessory fans and motors, I thought a belt... was just a belt. Here's valuable information I'd like to share with anyone seeking to understand the basics and differences in V-Belts. There are so many belt types available. I'll...

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HVAC Hoods  – The Basics 101

HVAC Hoods – The Basics 101

The general purpose of an HVAC Outdoor Air Hood is to allow outside air into the HVAC Rooftop Unit (RTU) while preventing rain and other outside elements from entering. I state general purpose, because not all HVAC Hoods serve that purpose…

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MicroMetl 50th Anniversary & Contest

MicroMetl 50th Anniversary & Contest

The month of August 2015 is a milestone for MicroMetl as we celebrate 50 years! Under the leadership & guidance of Owner Gerald Schultz, MicroMetl has grown to three facilities; Our Headquarters in Indianapolis Indiana , Sparks Nevada, and Longview Texas. Today...

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What Are HVAC Enthalpy & Dry Bulb – Part I

What Are HVAC Enthalpy & Dry Bulb – Part I

One of the most frequently asked questions to our customers purchasing HVAC equipment requiring controls is "Do you want Enthalpy or Dry Bulb Sensors?" I'd like to explain Enthalpy & Dry Bulb Sensors, and their differences, without getting overly technical, or...

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What is HVAC Static Pressure?

What is HVAC Static Pressure?

Allow me to begin with a simplistic analogy used to explain "What is Static Pressure?" A fan or blower inside a furnace is setup to deliver a specific amount of air. Let's compare that airflow to a man pushing a shopping cart. A cart holding five pounds of groceries...

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What Is HVAC SEER & EER?

What Is HVAC SEER & EER?

Prior to 1975, there was no universal standard of measurement for rating HVAC energy efficiency. So the Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Institute (ARI) introduced The Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) for the purpose of rating the cooling efficiency of HVAC units....

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