TITLE

Damper Leakage Rates -- More Important Than Ever

AUTHOR(S)
Knapp, John
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Fall2007 Supplement, Vol. 79, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the guidelines for specifying damper performance. The author asserts that heating, ventilation & air conditioning (HVAC) dampers are an important feature in fire control systems which is why damper leakage rates are vital information to building code experts. Specific focus is given on the nature of leakage and pressure, seal test performance based on standard 500-D of the Air Movement & Control Association and damper classification data. Leakage class data for the Air Movement & Control Association and UL 555S is analyzed.
ACCESSION #
27437559

 

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