HVI Certification Program Policies and Procedures

HVI Publication 915 Procedure for Loudness Rating of Residential Fan Products©
Updated as of February 27, 2015

The procedure is used for testing and rating ventilation fan products for sound. It includes laboratory requirements and methods for obtaining sound pressure, sound power, and sone values.
HVI Publication 915 HVI Loudness Testing and Rating Procedure, February 2015

HVI Publication 916 Air Flow Test Procedure©
Updated as of September 29, 2015

The air flow test procedure establishes uniform methods for laboratory testing of powered home ventilating equipment for airflow rate. This publication covers the test equipment, test of specific HVI classification groups, test reports, and policies for maintaining the standard.
HVI Publication 916 Air Flow Test Procedure, September 2015

HVI Publication 920 Product Performance Certification Procedure Including Verification and Challenge©
Updated as of September 29, 2015

The product certification procedure assures quality control and an effective rating program enabling manufacturers to market products, which will perform at or above specific standards. This publication defines and specifies certain aspects of the procedures covering such points as the actual testing, the certification process, challenge procedures and use of the HVI trademark and labels. A reference chart lists product categories, required tests, rating points, minimum capacity levels for verification, and other information.

The verification procedure assures and demonstrates the validity of the HVI verification program. The publication contains information on the frequency and number of tests, selection procedures, corrective action, resolution of the products that fail, and costs.
HVI Publication 920 Product Performance Certification Procedure including Verification and Challenge, September 2015

HVI 921 Performance Verification Procedure for Products Not Certified by HVI
Updated as of March 1, 2009

The performance verification procedure for products not certified by HVI provides an independent, impartial and audited method to evaluate the performance of non certified products to protect the safety and interests of the general public, designers, builders, consumers, codes officials, HVI members and HVI non-member manufacturers. The procedure is based on internationally recognized test standards and procedures and all testing is performed in independent laboratories to assure impartiality consistent with the HVI Certified Ratings Program.
HVI 921 Performance Verification Procedure for Products Not Certified by HVI, March 2009

HVI Publication 925 Label and Logo Requirements©
Updated as of October 7, 2014; Administrative Update as of August 10, 2016

The label and logo requirements procedure identifies the separate and distinct HVI identification marks and specifies the appropriate uses for each one.
HVI Publication 925 Label and Logo Requirements, October 2014, admin update 08102016


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