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Hot vs. Cold Roofing: A Guide to Attic Efficiency

Attics come in different shapes and sizes. In older homes and more traditional construction, you’re likely to find a vented attic assembly, complete with soffit and ridge vents. However, in newer construction, a design known as the “unvented roof assembly”…

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It’s Never too Late to Insulate: AccuVent for a Home Retrofit

Too late to insulate? Contractors typically install insulation baffles during new construction, but it’s never too late to add them to an existing home. This simple step maximizes insulation effectiveness, prevents mold and moisture, and defends against ice dams. In…

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Heavy Gauge Machine
This Mistake Will Cost Purchasing Teams in the Transportation Industry Millions

Finally. The engineering and design teams have finished; it’s been months, maybe years, and the proverbial drawing on the napkin has nearly come to fruition. There’s a buzz in the marketplace; there are rumors about a new concept and the…

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Cooling Towers
What Does 1 Degree Colder Water Mean To You?

When most people think of temperature, like the temperature outside for instance, a 1˚ difference doesn’t have much of an effect. But when we’re discussing the cooling process, as you may know, it can make a world of difference! By…

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How Brentwood’s ShockWave™ Fill Provides a Better Balance of Efficiency & Fouling Resistance

The new ShockWave fill’s enhanced vertical-flute design helps to narrow the typical compromise that choice of fill typically entails: cooling performance vs. fouling resistance. When the very first film fills were introduced, the industry was in awe of the compact…

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tube settler wave sheet
Thermoformed vs. Extruded Tube Settlers

Tube settlers use multiple tubular channels, which are adjacent to each other and sloped at nominal 60˚ angles, to form an increased effective settling area. This configuration allows for a shorter particle setting depth, and as the tube settler channels…

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When To Use A Stainless Steel Fill

Brentwood’s ability to manufacture a wide range of products for our customers is not necessarily limited to our ability to do so in plastics. Some customers are actually seeing an increase in the need for fill products made from other…

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How Drift Can Affect Your Process & Components

When referencing the detrimental effects of cooling tower drift, we often discuss emissions levels, lost water, and the cost of treating the water that’s escaping the tower. Another item worth considering is the effect that drift has on the performance…

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AccuVent: Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need AccuVent? AccuVent acts as an all-in-one wind-wash barrier and vent. Without a wind-wash barrier, air enters the attic freely and flows above the insulation in the ceiling, greatly reducing its R-Value. This can cause moisture buildup…

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Can I order wheelbarrow replacement parts?

If you purchased your Brentwood wheelbarrow in or after 2013, the answer is yes! Replacement parts are available. Click this link to see details and part numbers and then find your local distributor to purchase. If you purchased a wheelbarrow…

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Cooling Tower Turbine Inlet Cellular Drift Eliminators
D15PERF For Turbine Inlet Applications

Some Brentwood products are specifically designed for a single application. One such product is the D15PERF. The D15PERF was designed intentionally for the turbine inlet market and incorporates a number of features that make it well-suited for this critical application.…

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StormTank Module: The Top 5 Connection Questions, Answered

As part of the design process for an underground stormwater storage system, engineers must consider how to connect ports and pipes, and similarly, contractors need to know how to do so in the field. That being said, we get a…

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