Airolite Introduces Vertical Blade Louver for Hurricane Zone

Airolite’s new SCV501MD stationary vertical blade louver is Florida Building Code Approved for use in the High Velocity Hurricane Zone and Miami-Dade Approved for use where the room behind the louver is not designed to drain water penetrating into the room or the room will house non-water resistant or water proof equipment, components or supplies. Model SCV501MD is AMCA 550 and 540 Listed for high Velocity Rain Resistance and Enhanced Impact Resistance. AMCA Licensed for Water Penetration, Air Performance and Wind-Driven Rain, Model SCV501MD’s design incorporates a drainable head member and 5-inch deep vertical rain-resistant blades. Louvers featuring vertical blades offer the best protection against wind-driven rain, provide exceptionally low airflow resistance, and give a distinct look to a building’s facade.  Manufactured of extruded aluminum, Airolite louvers can be specified with a variety of options in a broad array of architectural fini
shes for durability and compatibility with adjacent components.

For more than 95 years, Airolite has been helping construction professionals around the world in the design, selection and specification of architectural louvers, grilles, screens and sun controls.

For more information about Airolite products, visit or contact Airolite, P.O. Box 410, Schofield, WI 54476-0410, (715) 841-8757, FAX (715) 841-8773.