Performance Rating of Air Terminals
|Publication Date:||1 January 2008|
This standard applies to air control devices used in air distribution systems. These devices provide control of air volume with or without temperature control by one or more of the following means and may or may not include a fan:
Fixed or adjustable directional vanes (i.e. Bypass Air Terminal)
Pressure dependent volume dampers or valves (including air induction nozzles and Dampers)
Pressure compensated volume dampers or valves (including air induction nozzles and Dampers)
Integral heat exchange
On/off fan control
Variable speed fan control
Integral Diffuser Air Terminals
Exclusions. This standard does not apply to registers, diffusers and grilles or to products specifically covered by ARI Standard 410 or ARI Standard 440.
Purpose. The purpose of this standard is to establish for Air Terminals: definitions; classifications; test requirements; rating requirements; minimum data requirements for Published Ratings; marking and nameplate data; and conformance conditions.
Intent. This standard is intended for the guidance of the industry, including manufacturers, engineers, installers, contractors and users.
Review and Amendment. This standard is subject to review and amendment as technology advances.