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Rooftop Equipment Support for Workforce Resilience & Safety

Posted by Art Valentz on May 23, 2024

Commercial and industrial rooftops face increasing challenges from extreme weather events and environmental factors, putting the integrity of roofs and the equipment on them at risk. To safeguard against these challenges, businesses need resilient roof systems built for longevity, durability, and worker safety.

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Topics: Roof Safety, Rooftop Equipment

Engineering Safety: PHP Systems/Design Pioneering Rooftop Equipment Designs

Posted by Art Valentz on April 18, 2024

PHP Systems/Design, a leader in innovative rooftop equipment design, embodies a commitment to safety and compliance in architectural and building management solutions. Pioneering in "zero penetration" roof support systems, PHP ensures each project upholds the highest standards of safety, aligning with their ethos of “Building It Right.” This discussion explores PHP's role in advancing rooftop equipment design for optimal safety compliance.

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Topics: Roof Safety, Rooftop Equipment

Exploring the Economic Benefits of Engineered Roof Pipe & Equipment Supports

Posted by Art Valentz on March 6, 2024

Maximizing economic benefits is a top priority for property owners and facility managers. Although a number of essential components contribute to this, engineering roof pipe and equipment support solutions stand tall as the most strategic asset. It leads to cost-effectiveness and long-term financial gains.

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Topics: Rooftop Support Engineering, Roofing Maintenance, Roof Safety, Rooftop Equipment

How Roof Equipment Supports Improve Structural Integrity: A Comprehensive Analysis

Posted by Art Valentz on January 10, 2024

Roof equipment supports are the unsung heroes of commercial and industrial buildings. They silently uphold the structural integrity and performance of rooftop installations. In the world of architecture and construction, their significance cannot be overstated.

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Topics: Rooftop Equipment

5 Benefits of Storing Equipment on Your Building’s Rooftop

Posted by Art Valentz on June 1, 2022

You may have noticed that other commercial buildings have HVAC systems, solar panels, and other equipment stored on their rooftops. You may also wonder if you should do the same for your building but aren’t certain about the reasons why commercial buildings keep equipment on their rooftops. Good news—the benefits of storing heavy equipment on a rooftop far outweigh any negatives. In fact, you can compensate for potential negatives by planning your rooftop layout and investing in a complete rooftop support system.

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Topics: Rooftop Equipment

How to Give Your HVAC Equipment a Long Life

Posted by Art Valentz on April 6, 2022

Buildings rely on HVAC systems to ensure comfort year round. However, all too often, the regular upkeep of HVAC systems isn’t a priority…until something goes wrong or they don’t work as they should. Routine HVAC preventative maintenance is essential for comfort, healthier indoor air quality, energy efficiency, and peace of mind—and it’s something that should begin well before an issue occurs. In fact, the best move you can make for ensuring HVAC equipment longevity is to set up your system for long-term success with equipment supports as part of a complete rooftop support system.

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Topics: Roofing Maintenance, Rooftop Equipment

How Hurricanes Can Impact Rooftops and Rooftop Equipment

Posted by Art Valentz on September 29, 2021

Hurricane season is here, and commercial roofs can see damage as a result. Heavy rain, wind gusts, flash flooding, and debris can all result in problems for your roof, especially for low-slope roofing which poses additional vulnerability during extreme weather with risks to the perimeter, corners, and flashing areas. Today, we’re discussing how to prepare now for hurricane season, what you should do when you know a hurricane is on the way, and what you should do after a hurricane strikes. We will illustrate how using rooftop support systems can reduce the incidence of damage by eliminating some of the risks that come with storing equipment directly on the rooftop.

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Topics: Roof Safety, Rooftop Equipment

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