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AMCA Releases Listing Label Program

May 18, 2009

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - The Air Movement and Control Association International Inc. (AMCA International) released AMCA Publication 512-09 “AMCA Listing Label Program.” Publication 512 provides a follow-up service for louvers tested in accordance with ANSI/AMCA Standard 540, Test Method for Louvers Impacted by Wind Borne Debris, and louvers tested in accordance with AMCA Standard 550, Test Method for High Velocity Wind Driven Rain Resistant Louvers.

The products within the scope of this publication are louvers utilized for high wind and/or high intensity rain areas, as required by the International Code Council (ICC). This program applies only to complete cataloged series of sizes, and is not applied to individual sizes in a series, or part of a series, or special units where catalog ratings are not published. A listing label may be obtained for louvers meeting the requirements of ANSI/AMCA 540, Test Method for Louvers Impacted by Wind Borne Debris, AMCA Standard 550, Test Method for High Velocity Wind Driven Rain Resistant Louvers, or both.

The AMCA Listing Label is to be used only in connection with the specifically listed device. A listing label may be obtained for an approved wind borne debris louver application, a high velocity wind-driven rain louver application, or both. The AMCA listing label is used only on units that are complete. The application for the AMCA listing label to individual component parts, such as blades, frames, etc., is not permitted.

For more information, visit www.amca.org.

Publication date: 05/18/2009