和我们聊天,由 LiveChat 提供支持

The Top Six Mechanical Retrofitting Best Practices – Tip Two

grooved coupling diagram

The Top Six Mechanical Retrofitting Best Practices – Tip Two

Posted on April 1, 2019

There are several reasons a historic or existing building may require a new heating or cooling system. For the first tip of our six-part series on mechanical retrofitting best practices, we discussed what is essential for effective project design and preparation.

 

Tip Two: Select the Correct Mechanical Pipe Joining Method

Mechanical retrofitting best practices includes specifying a grooved design at the start of the project. A grooved mechanical pipe joining system is three to four times faster to install than a welded or flanged system. It doesn’t require jobsite preparation, unlike the extensive preparation necessary for welding.

Utilizing this flame-free pipe joining method removes the many health and safety concerns associated with welding. It eliminates the risk of fire during installation, damaging and discoloration of existing furniture and paint and the need for a hot work permit and safety watch. It also enhances safety and minimizes project risk due to the ease and speed of installation it provides, while reducing the total cost of installation.

Tune in for tip three on mechanical retrofitting best practices. It will explain how to prepare for unforeseen events and avoid major delays.

View the complete Mechanical Retrofitting Best Practices series here:

  1. Effective project design and preparation are essential
  2. Select the correct mechanical pipe joining method
  3. Take unforeseen circumstances and historic preservation & sustainability into account
  4. Maximize jobsite productivity
  5. Implement modular mechanical room to improve system efficiency
  6. Mechanical noise and vibration control methods

Victaulic(唯特利)

Victaulic is the leading producer of mechanical pipe joining solutions. Engineered with confidence, our solutions put people to work faster, while increasing safety, ensuring reliability and maximizing efficiency.

Related posts

Contractor retrofitting pipe - feature image for blog post from Victaulic with mechanical retrofitting best practices

The Top Six Mechanical Retrofitting Best Practices – Tip One

In this six-part series, learn about the top mechanical retrofitting best practices to maximize job site productivity.

abandoned building, empty room with window

The Top Six Mechanical Retrofitting Best Practices – Tip Three

There are many reasons why a historic or existing building may require a new heating or cooling system. Read on for Tip #3 in this six part series.

Large Pipe Retrofitting Job - Victaulic Best Practices - Tip Four

六大机械翻新最佳实践 – 要点 4

Interested in mechanical retrofitting best practices? Learn about the top six here here. Tip 4: Maximize Jobsite Productivity.

Recent posts

Fire Prevention Week 2019: Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!

In light of NFPA’s “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” theme, we look at the importance of having a home fire escape plan.

Explore Manufacturing as a Career - Victaulic

Five Reasons to Explore Manufacturing Careers

Jobs in the manufacturing industry are on the rise, with a high demand for skilled workers to fill thousands of open positions around the world.

Benefits of Grooved Solutions - Grooved Pipe Joints - Victaulic

The Top Five Benefits of Grooved Pipe Joints

Grooved mechanical systems are the most reliable solutions available. Check out our blog to review the top five benefits of grooved systems.