The first thing to consider is whether the floor will support the weight of all equipment, bearing in mind that the group has additional weights such as diesel, oils or refrigerants.
It is important that you are advised by a good calculator who can provide your usual architect.
In the case of the group’s complete installation, we offer you the possibility, free of charge, of being advised by an engineer such as those we have in the Agresa team of professionals.
On the other hand, it is recommended that the group be as near as possible to the support of the structure avoiding in this way that it enters into resonance with the vibrations of the group, which in the case of this located in a structure of a building (from the first floor to the roof) leaving one or two meters of space between the wall and the body or structure of the equipment can become harmful.
It is basic to eliminate all the vibrations of the equipment by putting between it and the ground anti-vibration elements of the necessary frequencies so that the structure does not suffer, as well as if it is necessary to carry out a distribution of loads through a greater metallic structure.
If it is a principal or continuous power generating set, you should consider buying it soundproofed. Nowadays, all the main manufacturers on the market have soundproofed lines and models. The investment is a little larger, but much more profitable than having to soundproof the entire room.