AMCA International Inc . is a not-for-profit association of the world's manufacturers of related air system equipment. For over 80 years, it has led the way in standards development and application research. AMCA inmotion is published biannualy by Consulting-Specifying Engineer to keep HVAC professionals abreast of rapidly changing codes, requirements, laws, advancementsm and best practices in the air movement and control industry.
Click the links below to read some of the content from the Fall 2009 AMCA inmotion.
3 Energy-saving strategies for laboratory exhaust systems
Three ways to reduce energy consumption of laboratory exhaust systems by at least 50%.
Life safety damper inspections
Regular inspections and testing are vital to protecting property and saving lives.
Louver design guidelines for non-traditional areas
Today's wind-driven rain, hurricane, and noise control louvers offer practical solutions for demanding building conditions.
Passive sunshades help save energy and improve worker comfort. They also can reduce capital investments in electrical and air conditioning equipment and enhance a building's appearance.
Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.