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p r e s i d e n t

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m e s s a g e

In the year since AMCA inmotion was last published, so many
significant developments have occurred in our industry. Here’s
a quick recap:

InMotIon StAFF

With AMCA partnership, ASHRAE adopted a fan efficiency
provision for Standard 90.1-2013 based on the AMCA standards for rating fan efficiency.

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Michael Ivanovich, Director of Strategic Energy
Initiatives, AMCA International Inc.
Marian Vambreck, Director of Membership
Marketing & Communications
AMCA International Inc.

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published the first
milestone in what will be the nation’s first federal fan efficiency
requirement. AMCA participated in the first public hearing at
DOE headquarters in Washington D.C. AMCA acquitted itself
as a collaborative industry association with members and staff demonstrating integrity and
expertise.
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PublIShed by AShRAe JouRnAl
on behAlF oF AMCA
W. Stephen Comstock, Publisher,
ASHRAE Journal

■ California Title 24, the state’s energy code for commercial buildings, now requires returnair and economizer dampers to be third-party certified for leakage based on AMCA
Publication 511.

Fred Turner, Editor
ASHRAE Journal
Rebecca Matyasovski, Associate Editor
ASHRAE Journal

AMCA established its European AMCA division in Brussels, Belgium. This complements
Asia AMCA, based in Singapore, which was established in 2011. Look for our first regional
updates for Asia and Europe in this issue of AMCA inmotion.
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AMCA launched a communications initiative, High Performance Air Systems. This will
increase awareness of the tremendous gains air systems have made in terms of energy
efficiency, indoor air quality, and low cost of ownership.
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AMCA boARd oF dIReCtoRS
Vic Colwell, President
Vice President Sales & Marketing
Loren Cook Company

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AMCA’s Certified Ratings Program increased to 3,123 products and 215 companies.

I am proud to say that our industry has been moving quickly, while building a strong consensus among our members in support of these initiatives. We are now in a period of rapid
growth and transition, and proud that our voice reflects thoughtful leadership, innovation,
and collaboration.

Michael Barry, Chairman of the Board
President
Twin City Fan Companies, Ltd.
Dr. Geoff Sheard, Vice President
Vice President Fan Technology
Flakt Woods, Ltd.

I’m very proud of AMCA and the air movement and control industry that we serve. I trust
that you will enjoy the information contained in this issue of AMCA inmotion.

Patrick Cockrum, Treasurer
President
Pottorff
Tim Kilgore, Secretary
President, Air Control, Architectural Products
Greenheck Fan Company

Vic Colwell
2011 – 2013 President, AMCA International
Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Loren Cook Company

Wade W. Smith, Executive Director
AMCA International Inc.
Roberto Arias, Director
Technical Director
Zitron, S.A.

Worldwide membership grew to 316 companies.

feature articles

departments

Tom Gustafson, Director
Vice President of Engineering
Hartzell Air Movement

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1

President’s Message

2

Bek Siew Hup, Director
Sales Manager
Azen Manufacturing Pte. Ltd.

13 Hurricane-Resistant Louvers

From the
Executive Director

16 High Performance Air Systems

4

Code Watch – USA

John Knapp, Director
Vice President, Marketing & Sales
Ruskin Company
John Magill, Director
Vice President, Engineering
Howden North America, Inc.
Tim O’Hare, Director
Vice President - Marketing & Sales
New York Blower
Doug Yamashita, Director
Executive Vice President-Sales & Marketing
ACME Engineering & Mfg. Corporation
W W W. A M C A . O R G

Industrial Fan Selection

22 Energy Performance of Air Curtains

24 European AMCA
Update
27 Asia AMCA Update
28 Calendar

AMCA International, Inc. is a not-for-profit association of the world’s manufacturers of related air system
equipment. For over 80 years, it has led the way in standards development and application research.
Editorial content for this supplement was provided by the Air Movement and Control Association International, Inc. The
appearance of any technical data, editorial material or advertisement in this publication does not constitute endorsement,
warranty or guarantee by either ASHRAE or AMCA International of any product, service, process, procedure, design or the like.

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