Forces Help Page

Helpful Information For Determining Forces & Reactions on Building Components

Summary:

This page explains & provides resources to help design professionals & users of our evaluations interpret the information given & determine net forces on supporting structures.

Part 1: Wind Forces On Rooftop Mechanical Units

USE OUR LATEST WIND PRESSURE TOOL

This calculator determines site-specific wind pressures for rooftop equipment based on site-specific conditions and unit information. 

Download Our Wind How-To Guide

We’ve created an informative guide explaining how to convert forces on rooftop mechanical units to the host structure.  Download this guide for your design professional to use for your site specific project or contact us to help you directly.

Other Useful Rooftop Tools

Miami Tech Standard Duty Stand Calculator

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Miami Tech Heavy Duty Stand Calculator

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Part 2: Wind Forces on Ground Mounted Units

Use this concrete pad calculator created for Kohler Generators

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