Volunteers Sought for AMCA Standard 540 Technical Committee
Online form to be completed by June 22, 2019
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., May 28, 2019—Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. is seeking volunteers to serve on the technical committee for ANSI/AMCA Standard 540, Test Method for Louvers Impacted by Wind Borne Debris.
Both committee and non-voting members are sought. A committee member is someone directly or materially affected by the subject of the standard. A non-voting member receives all materials (agendas, minutes, committee drafts, etc.) distributed to committee members and may join conference calls, but cannot vote.
ANSI/AMCA Standard 540 establishes uniform methods for laboratory testing louvers with the large missile described in ASTM E1996-04, Standard Specification for Performance of Exterior Windows, Curtain Walls, Doors, and Impact Protective Systems Impacted by Windborne Debris in Hurricanes, and ASTM E1886-05, Standard Test Method for Performance of Exterior Windows, Curtain Walls, Doors, and Impact Protective Systems Impacted by Missile(s) and Exposed to Cyclic Pressure Differentials. The scope of the standard is for impact testing of louvers used on the outside of buildings as required by the International Building Code and the International Residential Code.If you are interested in serving on the ANSI/AMCA Standard 540 technical committee, click here and complete the online form by June 22, 2019.
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 www.amca.org.
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