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You received a complimentary copy of the fi nal report and a company performance review for your effort. Also covered are forced air heating, heat pumps, automatic control thermostats, flues and sound and vibration.

Also contains information on active and passive smoke control systems and smoke detectors, plus soft metrics. Also includes chapters on industrial applications, material properties, hangers and supports, fittings, vents, doors, discharge ducts small stacks and surface preparation of metals. Sign Up For E-News. The safety chapter covers such items as health effects, hazard controls and safety procedures. Also provides relevant information regarding construction of these architectural elements, the purpose of each, as well as what to look for during periodic inspections.

Sheet Metal Welding Guide This publication and the wealth of information it contains are intended to assist contractors, estimators and fere supervisors in profitably managing the welding activity in a sheet metal shop. Methods discussed include using building systems automation, envelope improvements, and demand control strategies including thermal energy storage.

Accepted Industry Practice For Industrial Duct Construction This fdee is a compilation of accepted industry practices and construction techniques having received wide acceptance for the fabrication and installation of industrial duct systems. It reviews materials and reinforcement of duct systems, as well as assembly and supports of ducts. Also available in metric.

A majority of drawings are to scale.

Use of these tested and proven sample forms and specification will save hours of valuable time. Provides guidance for HVAC system selection, operation, and design. The duct sizing tool offers a inch maximum duct diameter. smcana

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The guide also highlights details commonly used in residential sheet metal work throughout the industry. Guyed Steel Stacks-Welded Lockseam Construction The first edition of the Guyed Steel Stack manual is devoted exclusively to vertical, uniform diameter guyed stacks with welded longseam or spiral lockseam fabrication for at-grade or penetrated roof installations.


It presents accepted industrial practices for the application of sheet metal lagging to industrial duct, pipe, tanks, boilers, furnaces and other accessories. HVAC Systems — Applications Focuses primarily on the advancement manuwl HVAC systems technology, with increased emphasis on energy efficiency and the emergence of green and sustainable building.

The page book is an authoritative resource that design engineers, industrial engineering departments, pollution control authorities, FRP manufacturers, and installation contractors can use for the proper selection, manufacture, and installation of FRP duct systems.

Any further use in part or in whole requires permission. Guide for Free-Standing Steel Stack Construction Contractors, designers, and engineers will find this guide a very valuable resource, as tables containing hundreds of stacks are detailed and ready to go.

Architects and designers are encouraged to use this invaluable resource to assure that their specifications reflect professionally vetted design details. Blowpipe sections cover design, layout, construction and equipment.

Provides building owners, facility managers, contractors, and system designers with the tools needed to evaluate an existing facility for energy savings potential. Basic formulas used in the industry for recovering shop burden costs make this guide a real gem. New to the publication are design considerations for free standing stacks under resonant vibration, established limits on stacks fitted with testing platforms, larger stack selection diameters, and consideration of custom designed anchoring systems instead of a standardized schedule.

Features more details in the historical restoration section on skylights, cornices and spires; new moisture and maintenance guide with underlayments; mechanical fasteners and soldering guidance; and enhanced metals selection data. Architectural sections include elaborate cornices, skylights, domes, spires, spun balusters, gargoyles, marquise, storefronts, metal smcana and metal roofs. Changes to the manual include expanded tables for stainless steel and aluminum, expanded tables for duct sizes up to 96 inches in diameter, introduction of a new Duct Class 5 for systems handling corrosives, and spiral lockseam pipe.

Thermoset FRP Duct Construction Manual SMACNA contractors researched the current and future potential use of fiberglass reinforced plastic FRP duct as well as its physical properties, to provide contractors, architects, engineers, managers, and plant owners with this authoritative resource that can be relied upon for the proper snacna, manufacture, and installation of FRP duct systems. With the long-term rising cost manuap fossil fuels, reducing the energy consumption of HVAC systems is increasingly important.

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Reprint of Ed. Emphasizes the importance of regular and appropriately timed inspections because a small problem discovered early can be fixed at a low cost, preventing minor damage from becoming a substantial problem until the cost of repair and remediation becomes excessive.

This guide was developed to provide all pertinent information for guyed stack construction through the use of selection tables listing specific combination of stack diameter, stack height and maximum wind velocity.

It is an updated product that provides a source of the labor units data required to fabricate and install HVAC materials and equipment. Methods to identify and remediate lead, asbestos, or other materials that are classified as hazardous materials are not intended to be within the scope of this standard.

Let us help you by getting the information you need! In addition to the basic engineering guidelines for the sizing of HVAC ductwork systems, the manual also provides related information on materials, methods of construction, economics of duct systems, duct system layout, pressure losses, fan selection, duct leakage, acoustic considerations, and Testing, Adjusting and Balancing TAB.

It provides a process that begins with a walk-through audit. Applies to commercial, industrial and residential buildings. This new publication updates the Guide for Steel Stack Construction, second edition, incorporating text and tables. Contractors will find this book a valuable resource to provide owners or facility managers along with the standard building completion documents.

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Find a Contractor Contact Inquiry Form. Accepted Industry Practices for Sheet Metal Lagging Providing numerous examples of sheet metal lagging applications, this publication assists the designer, contractor and plant engineer in understanding and solving the complexities involved in the design, fabrication and installation of sheet metal lagging systems. An electronic spreadsheet calculates and adjusts the data for specif ic project types and unique site characteristics.

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