Rooftop equipment mount
Finalist in HVAC/R in Consulting-Specifying Engineer's 2011 Product of the Year competition
Airtec’s Big Foot rooftop equipment mount is designed for commercial minisplit, variable refrigeration flow, and conventional condensers which have to be mounted on a flat roof without any penetration of the roofing membrane. The Big Foot system comprises a full package of standard pre-engineered, prefabricated galvanized and interlocking components, which can be assembled together in a variety of shapes and sizes to provide a stable base for any type of equipment. The feet and antivibration pad assembly spreads the equipment weight on the roof so there is no need to penetrate the roof membrane, reducing the risk of roof leaks.
Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.