ACHRNEWS

FYI: Codes and Standards

May 22, 2000

AMCA

The Air Movement and Control Association International (AMCA) announced that the Board of Standards Review of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved AMCA Standard 230-99, Laboratory Methods of Testing Air Circulator Fans for Ratings, as an American National Standard. It is now called ANSI/AMCA Standard 230-99.

Also, AMCA Publication 111-99, Laboratory Accreditation Program, has been revised, approved by the membership, and ratified by the AMCA board. The purpose of the accreditation program is to provide a means for laboratories to be qualified for testing products in accordance with AMCA standard test methods or other methods recognized by AMCA.