Forward Thinking Community

Promoting knowledge on air systems and certification is what we strive for at AMCA. We extend our resources to all and equip our members with full access to market analysis, published data, and other online material.

We are always improving our programs and making them easier to understand. We ensure that our guides and catalogs are updated with relevant and accurate information. We keep the industry moving forward.

AMCA Education Program

Who to talk to:
Lisa Cherney, Education Manager
Phone: +1 (847) 704-6328
Email: lcherney@amca.org

Technical Papers

Two New Metrics for Fan System Efficiency: Fan Energy Index and Fan Electrical Power - PAPER
The paper supporting the presentation by Mark Stevens at Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems (EEMODS'17), Rome, Italy., September 6-8, 2017
Author: Michael Ivanovich (AMCA International), Mark Stevens(AMCA International), and Michael Wolf (Greenheck Fan Corporation)
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Revolutionary Method of Saving Energy for Commercial and Industrial Fan Systems - PAPER
The paper supporting the presentation delivered at ACEEE Summer Study for Industrial Energy efficiency, Denver, Colorado, August 2017
Author: Michael Ivanovich, Mark Bublitz, and Tim Mathson
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Two New Metrics for Fan System Efficiency: Fan Energy Index and Fan Electrical Power - PRESENTATION
Presented by Mark Stevens at Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems (EEMODS'17), Rome, Italy., September 6-8, 2017
Presented by Mark Stevens at Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems (EEMODS'17), Rome, Italy., September 6-8, 2017
Author: Michael Ivanovich, Mark Stevens, and Michael Wolf
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Revolutionary Method of Saving Energy for Commercial and Industrial Fan Systems - PRESENTATION
Presented by Mark Bublitz at the 2017 ACEEE Summer Study for Industrial Energy Efficiency, Denver, Colorado. August 15-18, 2017
The presentation slides delivered by Mark Bublitz at the 2017 ACEEE Summer Study for Industrial Energy Efficiency, Denver, Colorado. August 2017
Author: Michael Ivanovich, Mark Bublitz, and Tim Mathson
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New Federal Regulations for Ceiling Fans
ASHRAE Journal, January 2018
Author: Christian Taber & Michael Ivanoivich
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AMCA Publications and Standards

Select from the list below to find out more information about our library of available pubs & standards OR to use the opportunity to make comments/suggestions on these industry resources.

Who to talk to:
Joe Brooks, Director of Publications and Standards
Phone: +1 (847) 704-6250
Email: jbrooks@amca.org





AMCA Presentation library

Providing easy-to-access materials is a hallmark of the AMCA educational effort. These presentations have been featured at symposia, conferences, and seminars around the globe and represent a ready resource for explaining the sir system industry.

ASET-US 2018 Presentations

These presentations were featured at the Air Systems Engineering & Technology Conference—US hosted in San Antonio, Texas in 2018.

Optimizing an Existing Air System for Performance and Energy Efficiency —Stephen Wiggins, PE

Air Distribution Design for Commercial Ventilation Systems —Dan Int-Hour

(Mr. Int-Hout's presentation references seven articles he has published in the ASHRAE Journal. Those articles and others can be found on the Krueger Website at no cost, but registering your contact information is required: Click Here

Ensuring Compliance with ASHRAE Standard 90.1 —Jeff Boldt, PE, FASHRAE

VAV System Design Tips —Steve Taylor, PE

Tips and Tricks for Troubleshooting Fans —Ron Wroblewski

Fan Sizing and Selection: Basics and Fine Points—Mike Wolf, PE

Design Tips for Fire and Smoke Dampers —Bill Koffel, PE, FPSE

Rain and Hurricane Resistant Louvers —Jim Smardo

Air System Motors, Drives - Sizing and Selection—Trinity Persful

Understanding and Reducing Air System Noise —Jim Sofra

Minimizing System Effect —Mark Bublitz & David Maletich

Enforceable Specifications for AMCA-Certified Products —Michael Ivanovich and Josh Parent

ASET-EU 2018 Presentations

These presentations were featured at the Air Systems Engineering & Technology Conference—Europe hosted in Lyons, France in 2018.

The European Perspective on Indoor Environment —Pawel Wargocki, PhD

Fan Noise —Alain Guedel, PhD

Fan Sizing and Selection for Energy Efficiency —Armin Hauer

IAQ & Energy Efficiency — William Bahnfleth, PhD, PE

Using System Curves to Avoid Problems in VAV Systems —Ron Wroblewski

Refrigerants-Kigali Phasedown Implications —Andreea Kaye

Energy-Efficient Ventilation Systems and Indoor-Air Quality —Claus Haendel

Fire & Smoke Control Design —Patrick Janssens

AMCA Video library




Video offers a thorough and entertaining view of what AMCA has to offer—from services to certification, from laboratories to applications—AMCA videos are a great introduction to the air systems industry.

Introduction to the Fan Energy Index — a brief explanation of the new Fan Energy Index and why it is important to the air systems industry.

AMCA Spec Check mobile app — the new AMCA SpecCheckTM mobile application gives you AMCA at your fingertips—certification verbiage, certified product searches, and more.

Sand Trap Louver certification — the AMCA certification for Sand Trap Louvers is vital for air system performance and efficiency in areas prone to sand storms.

Why certify with AMCA? — AMCA certification is an important part of any manufacturer's product strategy, ensuring that their claims and catalogs are verified by independent third-party testing.

Introduction to the AMCA Certified Ratings Program — Understanding the AMCA CRP program is vital to manufacturers and specifiers alike. Learn more!

What is AMCA International — a trade association with more than 100 years of history, the AMCA mission is to advance the knowledge of air systems and uphold industry integrity. Find out how!

System Effect - brief explanatory video outlining the system effect phenomena.

The AMCA Air System Engineering & Technology Webinar Series video recordings

Fan Energy Index (FEI)—Changing Our Industry - Video recording of the AMCA ASET webinar held on 31 July 2019 by Michael Ivanovich, Tim Mathson, and Mark Bublitz


Online Training

  • Learn at your own pace online
  • Overview and Engineer modules available
  • 5 PDH credits offered for successful completion of both modules
  • Customize the educational interface with your corporate logo and messaging. Contact rclawson@amca.org to find out more.

Fan Energy Index Training Modules

  • Introduction to Fan Energy Index (FEI) for Stand-Alone Fans - 1.5 PDH
  • For non-engineers, this introductory course explains the concepts behind FEI, advantages of FEI compared with the fan-efficiency-grade (FEG) metric, how to use FEI to estimate lifetime fan energy savings, and methods for applying FEI in building codes and efficiency programs.
  • $79.00 | $39.50 (AMCA members)

AMCA ASET Webinar Series - FREE


Fan Energy Index (FEI)—Changing Our Industry | 31 July 2019 — 1200-1300 CST

Speakers:
Mark Bublitz, Chair, AMCA Fan Regulation Committee
Tim Mathson, Chair, AMCA Fan Committee
Michael Ivanovich, Sr. Director, Global Affairs, AMCA International

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Update on Codes, Standards, and Certifications for Louvers and Fire/Smoke Dampers* | 23 October 2019 — 1300-1400 CST

Speakers:
Marty Gissel, AMCA Fire and Smoke Damper Subcommittee
Jim Smardo, AMCA Louver Marketing Task Force
Josh Parent, Associate Director, Business Development, AMCA International

*Promoted in association with ASHRAE.

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AMCA ASET Webinar Series

Fan Energy Index (FEI)—Changing Our Industry
31 July 2019 — 1200-1300 CST

Speakers:
Mark Bublitz, Chair, AMCA Fan Regulation Committee
Tim Mathson, Chair, AMCA Fan Committee
Michael Ivanovich, Sr. Director, Global Affairs, AMCA International

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Update on Codes, Standards, and Certifications for Louvers and Fire/Smoke Dampers*
23 October 2019 — 1300-1400 CST

Speakers:
Marty Gissel, AMCA Fire and Smoke Damper Subcommittee
Jim Smardo, AMCA Louver Marketing Task Force
Josh Parent, Associate Director, Business Development, AMCA International

*Promoted in association with ASHRAE.

REGISTRATION OPENING SOON


Video Recording of AMCA ASET Webinar - 31 July 2019


Air Movement and Control Association International, Inc.

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