What is a plenum roof curb?

Plenum curb will convert a dedicated down discharge roof top unit into a plenum curb. Pre-Fabricated Plenum roof curbs are available in the following: Insulated. Non-insulated. Vibration isolated.

What are curbs in roofing?

Roof curbs are frames used to secure mechanical equipment such as air conditioning units, skylights, or exhaust fans to your roof. A roof curb, like this one manufactured by Lloyd Industries, helps support the weight of the mechanical unit and allows for contractors to gain more convenient access to the ductwork.

What is a HVAC roof curb?

In the context of HVAC RTUs, a curb is a device used for mounting one of these heavy systems on a rooftop. The curb creates an opening in a roof, separating the roofing material and providing structural support for the equipment that will sit on it.

What is a knock down roof curb?

What is a Knockdown Roof Curb? The Knockdown Curb ships un-assembled, can be easily stored in your inventory, and is your least expensive option when it comes to rooftop curbs. With the use of some basic tools, it is easily field assembled. The concept of the knockdown curb is quiet simple.

Which types of equipment are typically mounted on a roof curb?

Roof curbs provide a rooftop surface for mounting mechanical or HVAC equipment, as well as rooftop accessories such as air conditioners, fans, skylights, refrigeration units, pipes, and stacks. To provide protection against the weather, roof curbs are equipped with an integral flange.

What is a knockdown plenum?

The trim-to-fit knockdown plenum fully assembled measures 16.5 in. W x 20 in. The knock-down design of the plenum takes up very little space and simplifies transporting to the job site. Simply measure and cut to size using tin snips to match the supply opening of the air handler, furnace, or evaporator coil.

What does it mean to flash a curb?

Adding Stability to Your Roofing with Roof Curb Flashing Flashing is constructed to help direct flow of water around areas vulnerable to rooftop leakage.

What is a pipe curb?

pate® pipe curb assembly prevents leaks when pipes go through a conventional or metal roof. All-in-one unit needs only one roof opening, is leakproof and durable under all weather conditions.

What is an exhaust fan curb?

A curb is basically a metal box for the exhaust fan to sit on. It may look simple, but it plays a very important role in your ventilation system. Curbs are generally used only for rooftop exhaust fan installations, and while some wall mounted fans may use a curb, they usually only require the use of a mounting bracket.

What do you need to know about roof curbs?

Specify prefab roof curbs for use with all roof penetrations and roof mounted equipment including, and not limited to, HVAC units, duct openings, pipe penetrations, power roof exhauster, intake and relief vents, flues, or job fabricated items.

How to make roof curbs with prefabricated insulation?

Prefabricated Insulated Roof Curbs 1 Factory installed wood nailer. 2 Standard height 14”. 3 Prime G-90 Galvanized Steel 4 Fully welded corners 5 Base flange attachments for securing to the building structure 6 Reinforced sides 7 1 1/2 inch thick 3-pound density rigid insulation 8 Gasketing

What kind of steel is used for roof curbs?

Prefabricated roof curb to be manufactured of prime galvanized steel construction, 20 , 18, 16 or 14 gauge as required, meeting ASTM A653/653M, with welded corners and with seams joined by continuous water and air tight welds. Roof curb shall be internally reinforced with angles 48″ on center and factory installed wood nailer.

What makes RCS the best roof curb system?

Through a comprehensive approach, combining attention to detail with a constant flow of information, RCS provides the most innovative and complete Roof Curb Systems™ in the industry. Find out why architects, building manufacturers, general contractors, and erectors prefer RCS for our proven solutions.