ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., June 14, 2021—Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International, Inc. announces the publication of a new Certified Ratings Program document, AMCA Publication 511-21, Certified Ratings Program—Product Rating Manual for Air Control Devices (replacing AMCA 511-16).

AMCA Publication 511 dictates the proper presentation of data and other required technical procedures for certification of air control devices under the AMCA Certified Ratings Program. This manual shall be used in conjunction with the current edition of AMCA Publication 11.

The products within the scope of this program are air control devices for use in general ventilation and air-conditioning systems.

This program shall apply only to a complete cataloged series of sizes. In regard to louvers, the program only applies to rectangular and square configurations. It shall not apply to individual sizes in a series, or part of a series of sizes, or to special units on which catalog ratings are not published.

The AMCA Certified Ratings Program seal shall be used only in connection with the specifically certified device. The AMCA seal shall be used only on complete units. The application of the AMCA Certified Ratings Program seal to individual component parts, such as blades, frames, etc., is not permitted.

The PDF version of the publication is available for FREE through the AMCA store. If you have any questions, please direct them to Joe Brooks, Director of Publications & Standards ([email protected]) or Shruti Kohli-Bhargava, Manager of Publications & Standards ([email protected]).

About AMCA International

Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. is a not-for-profit association of manufacturers of fans, dampers, louvers, air curtains, and other air-system components for commercial HVAC, industrial-process, and power-generation applications. With programs such as certified ratings, laboratory accreditation, verification of compliance, and international-standards development, its mission is to advance the knowledge of air systems and uphold industry integrity on behalf of AMCA members worldwide. For more information about AMCA, visit


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