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AMCA International Holds First Air System Engineering and Technology Conference-US

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, March 19, 2018 – Air Movement and Control Association (AMCA) International Inc. welcomed 90 consulting and application engineers, HVAC technicians, code officials, and product designers to San Antonio, Texas, March 6 and 7 for the inaugural Air System Engineering and Technology (ASET) Conference–US (ASET-US). The technical program was divided into two tracks—Air-Systems Design and Air Products & Technologies—with attendees free to attend sessions across tracks. 

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Eight Ruskin® Severe Weather Louvers Now Texas Department of Insurance Listed

Ruskin®, announces eight of its hurricane and wind-driven rain louvers are now Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) listed. This means the louver assemblies satisfy the TDI criteria for protection from windborne debris in both the Texas 120 mph Inland I zone and the 130 mph Seaward zone.

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New Ruskin® Minicore Ventilators exceed 50 percent total energy recovery effectiveness

Two new Minicore energy recovery ventilators (ERVs) from Ruskin — enERVent models MCV500 and MCV1000 — exceed 50 to 60 percent total energy recovery effectiveness with 0 percent cross-contamination.

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New TDP05K Installation Video

Watch the new installation video, showing the installation of the TDP05K, Ruskin's Advanced Thermal Dispersion Airflow and Temperature Measuring Probe within rectangular and round/spiral duct.

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Larger IBDT Horizontal Sizes and the ABD-FD (IBDT)

Ruskin has increased the over-all size of the IBDT Thin Line Fire Dampers to 36" x 36". This increased the height from 12" to 36" tall (33% larger).

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Project FAIL-SAFE Finds Sprinkler “Trade-Offs” Lead to Drop in Overall Fire Safety Scores

Ruskin is actively involved with the NFPA, ICC, NASFM, AMCA and other agencies to continuously evaluate and improve upon our passive fire protection products for increased life safety of buildings and in turn, the public. The most recent is Project Fail Safe with Fire Safe North America and National Association of State Fire Marshals. The initial data from the proprietary MATRIXᵀᴹ tool shows a decrease in building safety due to the decline in passive fire protection, such as life safety dampers. New Release and reports below.

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5,000-square-foot addition to the existing Parsons facility

Ruskin recently expanded its Parsons, Kansas, manufacturing plant with a 5,000-square-foot addition to the existing facility. Opened in August, the new space supports production of the TDP05K advanced thermal dispersion air measurement system introduced earlier this year.

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Ruskin® Introduces TED40 Economy Insulated Thinline Control Damper

The TED40 provides low leakage and thermal performance in a thin line 4" deep frame. Blade profile stays within the frame in the full open position which makes it ideal for mounting against louvers or openings.


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Ruskin® introduces new 5-inch vertical louver with best-in-class wind-driven rain performance

The EME520V wind-driven rain-resistant stationary louver is the newest louver offering from Ruskin. This five-inch vertically-oriented louver has best-in-class wind-driven rain performance (Class A at 29 and 50 mph). It also has good pressure drop.

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Ruskin® introduces ABD-FD automatic balancing damper and curtain fire damper assembly

Ruskin introduces a new series of pressure-independent automatic balancing dampers (ABDs). The ABD-FD automatic balancing damper and curtain fire damper assembly is the only unit in the industry that combines an ABD with a UL555 1 ½-hour static-rated fire damper to meet building code requirements.

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