In accordance with the SMACNA Duct Performance Test Standard No. of the SMACNA HVAC Duct Construction Standards, Third Ediction, the C.L. THIRD EDITION – SHEET METAL AND AIR HVAC Duct Construction Standards Metal and Flexible • Third Edition SMACNA expresses appreciation to the many who have offered suggestions for constructive improvement in the fab-. AND. SUBMITTAL DATA. ENGINEERING SPECIFICATIONS. Revised to be in compliance with SMACNA HVAC. Duct Construction Standards, 3rd ed., 8th.

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Also covered are forced air heating, heat pumps, automatic control thermostats, flues and sound and vibration. A comprehensive application and installation guide of ducted electric heaters and important factors relating to application, selection, location, installation and control.

Sections include load calculations, duct design, duct construction, insulation, vents, air terminals, control applications, system specifications and other updated industry equipment and methods for residential systems. The safety chapter covers such items as health effects, hazard controls and safety procedures. This new version has been extensively updated from the duch and includes all of the many changes that have taken place in the HVAC industry.

An invaluable inspection resource for owners of standing seam, batten seam, or Bermuda-type roofs. Changes to the manual include expanded tables for stainless steel and aluminum, expanded tables for duct sizes up to 96 inches in diameter, introduction of a new Duct Class 5 for cnostruction handling corrosives, and spiral lockseam pipe. Designers and engineers will benefit from the tables containing hundreds of stacks detailed and ready to go.


This guide provides contractors an overview of standrds variety of HVAC aftermarket business opportunities, allowing them to construcction those that might provide the greatest return on investment consistent with market forces in their local area. Contractor Member Directory Search. It also includes sample reports and timesaving pre-start and start-up checklists. This publication is intended to assist the designer, contractor and plant engineer in understanding and solving the complexities involved in the design, fabrication and installation of sheet metal lagging systems 1st Edition,52 pages: The standarxs on smoke control and smoke detectors ducf been revised to reflect the current technology and requirements for those applications.

It reviews materials and reinforcement of duct systems, as well as assembly and supports of ducts. SMACNA contractors researched the current and future potential use of fiberglass reinforced plastic FRP duct as well as its physical properties, to provide contractors, architects, engineers, managers, and plant owners with this authoritative resource that can be relied upon for the proper selection, manufacture, and installation of FRP duct systems.

It also contains master isometric roof plans keyed to details; new roof drainage design data; revised roofing, flashings and copings; wind pressure test reports; model project specifications; and metrication. The manual incorporates the current technology available for contractors and designers to provide a state-of-the-art system.

Emphasizes the importance of regular and appropriately timed inspections because a small problem discovered early can be fixed at a low cost, preventing minor damage from becoming a substantial problem until the cost of repair and remediation becomes excessive.

HVAC Duct Construction Standards – Metal and Flexible

The manual also updates the technical aspects of IAQ with regard to typical contaminants found in today’s facilities. Contractors will find this book a valuable resource to provide owners or facility managers along with the standard building completion documents. Variable air volume, multi-zone, dual duct and exhaust air systems are examples of the systems specifically covered and time-saving forms are included for precise record keeping during the conduct of a TAB project.


It gives guidance in understanding these synthetic materials, as well as assistance in determining their strengths, corrosion resistance and advantages over other materials. The new edition includes a more extensive list of bracing options and has been revised to comply with current building codes all within a single document for user convenience.

Methods to identify and remediate lead, asbestos, or other materials that are classified as hazardous materials are not intended to be within the scope of this standard.

HVAC Duct Construction Standards – Metal and Flexible 3rd Ed by Smacna (2005, CD-ROM)

Assists the designer, contractor and code officials in understanding the complexities of designing, installing, construction and balancing both the exhaust and make-up air systems required in commercial kitchen ventilation.

A companion to HVAC Duct Construction Standard – Metal and Flexible, this manual contains duct construction leakage classification, expected leakage rates for sealed and unsealed ductwork, duct leakage test procedures, recommendations on use of leakage testing, types of test apparatus and test setup and sample leakage analysis.

The food service equipment section offers cnostruction guidelines for designing, fabrication, evaluating and installing a wide range of custom-built food service equipment.

Also covered are orifice flow meter design and valuable references for fluid meter instrumentation. Focuses primarily on the advancement of HVAC systems technology, with increased emphasis on energy efficiency and the emergence of green and sustainable building. The standard is applicable for construction using uncoated steel, galvanized and stainless steels and a limited range of aluminum ducts.

Events Calendar of Events Holiday Schedule. New sections covering VFD, DDC, lab hood exhaust balancing, and the latest changes in balancing equipment and procedures syandards included. Offers a standardized, engineered basis for design and construction of industrial ducts of Classes 1 to 5.


It is a practical how-to guide for contractors, owners and engineers interested in standqrds about commissioning for new buildings and recommissioning for existing buildings. This edition clarifies design criteria, improves consistency in symbols from different reference technical papers, and provides guidance for reinforcement of stack openings, as well as construction in the soft metric system.

Timesaving IAQ tracking forms can be modified to meet specific zmacna needs. This user-friendly revised edition uses figure numbers – not plates. About Us Benefits and Services. Clarifies and segregates the design of copings versus gravel stop and fascia.

This calculator, complete with detailed instructions, enables HVAC system designers to design an average duct system without additional references. Can be used for positive and negative pressure tests.

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It applies to the commercial industrial and institutional markets. Individual chapters detail system information for controls, multizone, dual duct, terminal reheat, variable air volume, induction and special applications such as dedicated outside air and thermal energy storage.

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