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.
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Annual Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.