AMCA Publication 511, Product Rating Manual for Air Control Devices, was revised by Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc., Arlington Heights, Ill.
The revised AMCA Publication 511 was adopted by AMCA membership March 24. It dictates proper presentation of data and other required technical procedures for certification of air control devices within AMCA's 500-D and 500-L test standards under the AMCA Certified Ratings Program.
The 2016 revision includes changes to the backdraft damper leakage section will allow manufacturers to show compliance with the new 2015 IECC and ASHRAE 90.1 - 2013 leakage requirements for nonmotorized dampers. The proposal increases the number of samples required to be leakage tested from one to three.