Skylights and Smoke Vents Make The Difference
The indoor atmosphere of your facilities should remain at a reasonable, comfortable for your employees and the equipment they operate. This is achievable thanks to HVAC systems, but Skylights and Smoke Vents are just as effective. Depending on your facility, existing ventilation solutions may not be cutting it. That’s where new Skylights and Smoke Vents can make the difference. Design Components is here to help assist with any questions and what you’ll need for optimal installation.
Tips for Skylights and Smoke Vents Installation
Proper installation is key to longevity when it comes to operations. Equipment and technology are typically deemed the more important installation processes, but ventilation is just as important. Skylights and Smoke Vents are a great way to help with ventilation and the overall atmosphere your workers operate in.
When installing Skylights and Smoke Vents, there are best practices to consider. Here are the things you’ll need to ensure optimal installation occurs.
- Proper Mounting – This may seem automatic, but it’s important to mention. Leaks can occur without notice and make the work environment less safe. Skylights and Smoke Vents should be mounted above the roofing to ensure it remains leak-free. Joints should be properly sealed to keep roofing from aging more rapidly.
- Proximity to Equipment – If HVAC systems and other rooftop equipment are near Skylights and Smoke Vents that can lead to unwanted repairs or replacements. Smoke vents release smoke and warm/hot air which can affect equipment functionality. WHen looking to have these smoke vents installed, spacing is important.
- OSHA Guidelines – Like any other area within your facility, OSHA guidelines and regulations should be adhered to. While that’s assumed, it’s important to reconsider the changes you’re making and adjust accordingly before having Skylights and Smoke Vents installed.
What Our Skylights and Smoke Vents Have To Offer
Design Components Inc. is proud to offer a wide selection of skylights, with either a dome or pyramid shape, acrylic or glass, single glazed or insulated and clear or tinted. Our skylights can be both UL and FM rated, and offer energy-saving natural light as well as a stylish design accent for any metal structure. Used in metal buildings of all shapes and uses, from commercial to industrial and everything in between, our skylights are favored by contractors the world over.
We also offer two different types of smoke vents for your metal building needs. Our mechanical smoke vents operate by sensing temperatures and opening when things heat up to 165 degrees (Optional fusible link temperatures are available). A seal automatically burns off and opens the vent, letting any trapped smoke and heat out through the roof of your metal building.
Clear The Air With New Skylights and Smoke Vents from DCI
There’s nothing better than a little natural light. Design Component Inc.’s skylights are a great way to let the sun shine into your metal structure. On the other hand, our smoke vents get the smoke and other harmful gases ventilated out of your metal structure for fire damage protection. Skylights and Smoke Vents combos are the best way to achieve “out with the bad, in with the good.”
To find out more about how we can help you provide optimal safety with our Rooftop Walkway System, call us today at (800) 868-9910 or contact us by email at email@example.com.