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All-Lite Announces New EFJ-937-MD Miami-Dade Louver

Our new EFJ-937-MD dual-module louver is engineered and tested to withstand the extreme loads, debris impact, and cyclic fatigue associated with the severe weather effects of hurricanes. It is approved for use in Miami-Dade and Brower counties, and is listed under the 2017 version of the Florida Building code. It is an ideal choice for those geographic areas, or anywhere along the Atlantic or Gulf coasts where protection against severe weather is required.

* It has a free area of 53.9%
* Miami-Dade Approved • Florida Building Code Listed
* AMCA 540 (impact Resistant) Listed • AMCA 550 (High Velocity Rain Resistant) Listed
* AMCA Certified for Water Penetration, Air Performance and Wind-Driven Rain


All-Lite Announces New PEV-445 Elevator Ventilation Penthouse

The PEV-445 extruded aluminum penthouse is designed for elevator shaft and gravity ventilator applications. The PEV-445 includes an SD-151, Class 1 smoke damper that fails open for smoke evacuation.


All-Lite Announces NEW Dual-Module Extreme Weather Louver

Our EFJ-937 dual-module louver features AMCA 550 performance while retaining the aesthetic appearance of horizontal J-blades. The interior features vertical chevron blades for superior resistance to wind-driven rain. Engineered and tested to withstand extreme loads, debris impact and cyclic fatigue associates with the severe weather effects of hurricanes.

• AMCA 540/550 Listed for High Velocity Rain Resistance and Impact Resistance
• AMCA Certified for Water Penetration, Air Performance and Wind-Driven Rain
• Free Area: 53.9%


XAV-545 FEMA Aluminum Grille now meets ICC-500-2014

Our XAV-545 5" deep, inverted V blade grille meets the International Code Council (ICC) and the National Storm Shelter (NSSA) standards for design and construction requirements for storm shelters that provide a safe refuge from storms that produce high winds, hurricanes and tornadoes. Designed in accordance with FEMA 361 and FEMA 320 guidelines.


All-Lite Launches Redesign of the EXD-437 with Improved Performance

Our 4" combination louver, the EXD-437, now features new, operable blades, stainless steel jamb seals and standard low leakage seals. It is also now AMCA Certified for Water Penetration and Air Performance.
This combination louver features stationary, drainable blades to protect against water penetration and an integral control damper to allow positive shutoff protection of air intake and exhaust openings.


Colin O'Connell Accepts Role as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at All-Lite

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Colin O’Connell to the position of Vice President of Sales & Marketing. In this role Colin will be responsible for leadership and strategic planning necessary to grow the business, improve margins for all, and drive positive change in support of our goal to become one of the easiest companies to do business with.

Colin brings over 21 years of experience in the HVAC industry and comes to All-Lite from Johnson Controls where he led the Trion IAQ brands as the Vice President of Sales & Marketing. He and his team rebuilt the Trion IAQ brands in the Commercial, Industrial and Residential Wholesale markets following their acquisition from Fedders by Air System Components in 2008. His experience in our markets & channels, in working with commercial rep organizations and leading a sales & marketing team will be key in driving continued growth for All-Lite.

Prior to joining Trion Colin worked with Marley Engineered Products (Q-Mark and Berko electric heating brands) as their Director of Sales for the Industrial Sales Channel where he was instrumental in managing and growing the sales and distribution channels, consisting of regional and national distributors, national account/manufacturer reps and OEM’s, government and commercial/residential accounts. He started his career in the HVAC industry with Siemens Building Technologies and held roles there teaching programming and operation of their building automation systems and as a Sr. Product Manager developing new products and marketing programs. Before Siemens, Colin served in the United States Navy for nine years operating the Nuclear Power plant onboard Submarines.


New 2" Vertical Wind-Driven Rain Louver, the ECV-245

Our ECV-245 offers exceptional protection against wind-driven rain under the most severe conditions. The ECV-245 incorporates vertical blades and is available in a wide array of anodized and painted finishes including custom color matching. It is AMCA Certified for Water Penetration, Air Performance and Wind-Drivn Rain.


ECD-545-MD with CD55 Option

We have replaced our ECD-545-MD CD55 product model from our product line and added the CD-55 option to our ECD-545-MD model.

See NEW installation instructions for the CD55 option.


4" Vertical Blade ECV-445 Louver has Improved Performance and Costs Up To 50% Less

Our ECV-445 extruded aluminum louver offers exceptional protection against wind-driven rain under the most severe conditions and is ideally suited for high wind areas that are sensitive to wind-driven rain penetration. Updated performance includes:

Free Area at 42.9%
Class A at 50 mph AMCA 500-L
AMCA Certified for Water Penetration

The ECV-445 incorporates 45 degree vertical blades and is up to 50% less than our previous model. It is also AMCA Certified for Air Performance and Wind-Driven Rain as well as Water Penetration.


NEW XAV-545 Aluminum FEMA Grille Louver

All-Lite announces its new 5-1/2” inverted-V blade, aluminum grille louver. The XAV-545 is designed to FEMA 320 or FEMA 361 guidelines for storm shelters and safe rooms, it can withstand design loads ± 300PSF produced by extreme wind phenomena such as tornadoes and hurricanes. AMCA certified for Water Penetration and Air Performance.

Our XAV-545 rated grilles can withstand design loads of 300 PSF produced by extreme weather phenomena. They have been tested with impacts of 15 lb 2 x 4s traveling at 100MPH as per ICC 500. The inverted V blades mean high free area, excellent resistance to water penetration and very low airflow resistance while providing maximum protection against high winds and wind borne debris.

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LIST louver information and selection tool

List, our louver information and selection tool, is a state-of-the-art computer based program that allows engineers and architects to select the right louver based on application and performance criteria.

"This software is extremely intuitive and easy to use. Within minutes I had several selections for a range of stationary and acoustical louvers that met all of my velocity and sizing constraints. . . "

Amanda Phillips, EIT, LEED AP
Mechanical Engineer

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Pat Cockrum announced as Chairman of the Board on the AMCA Executive Committee

AMCA has announced the members who will serve on the AMCA Executive Committee for 2015-2016. Our President Pat Cockrum, will serve as Chairman of the Board on the committee. He has been on the committee for several years and has held previous posts of Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-President and President.


All-Lite ECD-745 horizontal blade louver now with improved performance

The ECD-745 horizontal blade louver offers exceptional protection against wind-driven rain under the most severe conditions and features the AMCA seal for Water Penetration, Air Performance and Wind-Driven Rain. Improved performance features include:

  • Water Penetration: 1,218 fpm
  • At 29 mph wind and 3 in/hr rainfall, the ECD-745 is 99.6% effective at 581 fpm core velocity
  • At 50 mph wind and 8 in/hr rainfall, it is 99.2% effective at 493 fpm


ECD-545 and ECV-645 Now feature Florida Building Code (2014) approval

Our models ECD-545 and ECV-645also feature the AMCA seal for Water Penetration. Air Performance and Wind-Driven Rain and are AMCA listed for 540 Impact Resistance and 550 High Velocity Rain Resistance


All-Lite announces its new 2" horizontal blade, wind-driven rain louver

Our new ECD-245” horizontal blade, wind-driven rain louver. It is AMCA certified and features Best-in-Class water penetration performance.

  • Free Area Velocity: 1172 fpm
  • Air Volume Delivered: 7744 cfm
  • Pressure Loss: 0.37 in.wg.