New AMCA standard for fan efficiency

AMCA Standard 205-10 defines a new energy efficiency classification schema for fans driven by motors at 1/6 HP (125 W) and above.

03/17/2010


 

Arlington Heights, IL, USA---The Air Movement and Control Association International, Inc. ( AMCA International ) announced that AMCA STANDARD 205-10, "Energy Efficiency Classification for Fans," was approved by the AMCA International membership on February 19, 2010.
This standard defines the classification for all fan types designed to be driven by motors of nominal rating 125 W (1/6 hp) and above. The fans can range from the purpose built single fan to series produced fans manufactured in large quantities. This standard applies to the fan and not to the fan system. This standard excludes classification for circulating fans.
This standard may be used by legislative or regulatory bodies for defining the energy efficiency requirements of fans used in specific applications.
The following referenced documents shall be utilized for the application of this document:
ANSI/AMCA Standard 210-07 - Laboratory Methods of Testing Fans for Certified Aerodynamic Performance Ratings.
IEEE 112-2004 - Standard Test Procedure for Polyphase Induction Motors and Generators.
IEEE 114-2001 - Standard Test Procedure for Single Phase Induction Motors.
ISO 5801:2007 - Industrial Fans - Performance Testing Using Standardized Airways.
ISO/DIS 12759 - Fans - Efficiency Classification for Fans.
ISO 13348:2007 - Industrial Fans - Tolerances, Methods of Conversion and Technical Data Presentation.
ISO 13349:2008 - Industrial Fans - Vocabulary and Definitions of Categories.
AMCA Standard 205-10 is available at www.amca.org/store/default.aspx

 

For background information, read the AMCA white paper, " Fan Efficiency - Facing up to industry challenges ."

 

For further information please contact:


Joe Brooks , Director of Engineering
AMCA International
30 West University Drive, Arlington Heights, IL 60004
(T) 847-394-0150

(F) 847-253-0088

 

 

 



No comments
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
2016 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote now; Data center Q&A; LED codes; Smart buildings
Fire pump power system design: How to design safe, reliable fire pump power service; Water management in commercial buildings; Emergency egress, illumination
Pump technology design: Selecting pumps and pipes; Class A office buildings; NFPA 101-2015; ASHRAE 90.1 updates; Motors, drives, and HVAC efficiency
Designing generator systems; Using online commissioning tools; Selective coordination best practices
Understanding transfer switch operation; Coordinating protective devices; Analyzing NEC 2014 changes; Cooling data centers
Designing positive-energy buildings; Ensuring power quality; Complying with NFPA 110; Minimizing arc flash hazards
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.
click me