#COTD: Fabric Duct at Exhibition and Convention Centers

Fabric duct makes convention hall’s unique cable room design possible – Polyester HVAC duct (aka DuctSox fabric duct) flexes as the roof  bows from snow loads, complies with strict ecological guidelines and saves project $250,000 versus metal duct.
For this first #COTD, we are going to share success story from client using fabric duct at exhibition and convention center located in Pittsburgh, USA. Pittsburgh’s great tradition of suspension bridges is paid homage by internationally known architect, Rafael Vinoly’s sloping suspended cable roof design for the Pittsburgh Sports and Exposition Authority’s (SEA) new David  L. Lawrence Convention Center.
While the soaring stainless steel and glass crown made it possible for Rafael Vinoly Architects PC, and architectural project partner, HNTB, to design the nation’s largest column-less exhibit hall, the roof ’s perpetual flexing presented HVAC designers with a nearly impossible challenge of effectively distributing heating and cooling throughout the space.

Instead, the project specified polyester Fabric duct – based  fabric air dispersion, manufactured by DuctSox, Dubuque, IA, which not only floats with the roof ’s random flexing, but also saves the project an estimated $250,000 versus other duct materials.
Mechanical contractor, installed the DuctSox in pairs that run through a series of specially fabricated metal hoop  hangers that not only hold light trusses between each duct pair to cut lighting glare, but also eliminate any fabric sox duct Indonesia deflation during off-peak operation. Burt Hill specified a translucent duct fabric that would help disseminate light. At the 46-foot level, the holes are largest and are arranged mostly at the bottom of each duct run to maximize  air throw in the draft-free air.

Using fabric versus metal also saved natural resources and provided a more maintenance efficient material, which supplements the convention center’s “green” ecology mandate.

Now, you ask how can you build lighter, faster and cheaper just like them by using fabric duct in Indonesia? Not to worries because Tawada CleanTech is here in Indonesia to help you design your fabric duct system together with DuctSox.

Contact us today on +62 21 57941139 for more information and let’s arrange a meeting – we’ll come to you (no strings attached)


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