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Why Winterize? Some energy risks that may surprise you, and how to avoid them.

Nov 9

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11/9/2011 1:49 PM  RssIcon


Why Winterize Your Dock Levelers?

If a 6' x 8' dock leveler is missing weather stripping on one side with a 1" gap, it results in 84 square inches of exposure to the elements. This is like having a 9" x 9" hole in the side of your building.

How many dock levelers does it take to jeopardize your energy efficiency?

If 10 levelers are missing weather stripping on both sides with a 1" gap, it results in 840 square inches of exposure to the elements. This is like having a 7.5 square foot hole in the side of your building!

A little bit of winter can have a big adverse impact on your energy efficiency. 

Why Winterize Your Sectional Doors?

If a 12' X 14' door is missing all its stop moulding with a 3/8" gap, it results in 131 square inches of exposure to the elements. This is like having a 12" x 12" hole in the side of your building.

How many sectional doors does it take to jeopardize your energy efficiency?

If 10 doors are missing all their stop moulding with 3/8" gaps, it results in 1,310 square inches of exposure to the elements. This is like having a 10 square foot hole in the side of your building!

Why Winterize Your Pedestrian Doors?

If a 3' wide door is missing weather stripping with a 1/2" gap at the bottom, it results in 18 square inches of exposure to the elements. This is like having a 4" x 4" hole in the side of your building.

How many pedestrian doors does it take to jeopardize your energy efficiency?

If 10 doors are missing weather stripping with a 1/2" gap at the bottom, it results in 180 square inches of exposure to the elements. This is like having a 1 square foot hole in the side of your building!

Why Use American Door and Dock for your winterizing needs?

We've helped hundreds of companies save money and increase productivity by improving their energy efficiency. Our free Energy Savings Analysis can help identify your risks, address any problems you may have, and help prevent problems. 

Our most basic winterizing package includes weatherstripping for one standard 9' x 10' door (sides, top & bottom) and one 6' x 8' dock leveler (sides only).

- Per sectional door: $159

- Per dock leveler: $166

- Door plus dock leveler: $325

Contact American Door and Dock today to schedule your free Energy Savings Analysis.

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