Code Changes for Air Curtains

Did you know? AMCA certified air curtains can now be used in lieu of vestibules.

Air Curtains and IECC

Code Change proposal, CE192-13, toward the 2015 IECC (International Energy Conservation Code) was approved at the IECC (Group B) Committee Action Hearings in Atlantic City, N.J. The code change adds “air curtains as an exception to a vestibule”.

Air Curtains and IgCC

The 2012 International Green Construction Code (IgCC) adopted language referencing AMCA 220-05 Laboratory Meth Air Curtains for Aerodynamic Performance Ratings, allowing air curtains to be used in place of vestibules.

Berner International, a leading manufacturer of Air Curtains, has put together a helpful summary describing these changes. Click here for a copy.