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Old 06-11-2018, 06:42 PM   #1
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Flat Roof Wall Attachment


This job is coming up soon. There are currently 6 mechanical units on the flat roof hidden from the front by a short wall. 4 of the 6 are being permanently deleted. Currently this wall is attached to the units with 2x4s and steel arms. I am thinking keep unit #2 & #5 and rebracing the wall to those units. Any better way? We are just doing the back side and flat for now

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Old 06-11-2018, 09:55 PM   #2
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Get rid of all those stupid braces attached to the units.

Pitch pockets at new locations on the roof maybe every 6-8 ft.

Use 2x2 x3/16" angles from pockets to the interior top of the wall.

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Ive Never seen a pitch pocket that hasn't leaked. There only good on commercial type building's that in house maintenance man rotating schedule.
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Get rid of all those stupid braces attached to the units.

Pitch pockets at new locations on the roof maybe every 6-8 ft.

Use 2x2 x3/16" angles from pockets to the interior top of the wall.

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Maybe we put back units #1 & #6 and make 2 smaller walled off areas?
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I think Andy has the right idea, if you don't want to use pitch pockets use some sort of stand off base for the angle brackets.
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I think Andy has the right idea, if you don't want to use pitch pockets use some sort of stand off base for the angle brackets.
My thoughts also.
Bracing a wall to HVAC units is stupid.
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My thoughts also.
Bracing a wall to HVAC units is stupid.
I agree 100%
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Here's one system I grabbed off google.............

http://www.roofscreen.com/products/p..._Attachments_9
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Here's one system I grabbed off google.............

http://www.roofscreen.com/products/p..._Attachments_9
Nice
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Andy you can't talk them into doing all of it ? I wouldn't warranty it against leaks.. I know u know what you're doing but keep in mind that people are ****ty.
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Andy you can't talk them into doing all of it ? I wouldn't warranty it against leaks.. I know u know what you're doing but keep in mind that people are ****ty.
Hello, lovely Susan, it isn't my job.

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