Six Changes on the Horizon for California Health Facilities Code
NOTE: This content is primarily intended for AEC professionals doing business in California in Healthcare.
World Water Day - Water Risk Management for Hospitals
On this World Water Day, we're focusing on risk management for our healthcare clients--how to minimize waterborne threats, while maintaining patient safety and care, and avoiding unnecessary costs to do so.
PDC Summit 2017: New Sessions, New People, New Swag
It’s that time of year again--Spring Training, March Madness, and PDC Summit! We're serving up a a great line-up of sessions featuring timely info on energy procurement, hybrid OR's, and even LEAN techniques to reduce energy consumption. See more details...
Tackling Healthcare Costs, One Step at a Time
The APHA challenge, that is going on right now, is the Billion step challenge. APHA is trying to make us the healthiest nation in one generation. This challenge gets us all up and walking and brilliantly combines competition with alignment around something special--to take one billion steps.
ASHRAE Standard 170 - Healthcare Ventilation UPDATES
The ASHRAE 170 Committee—focused on ventilation standards in healthcare-- met at the annual ASHRAE winter conference.
Several significant changes are coming that will impact engineers, architects, and owners if implemented. The following are some highlights...
Healthcare Ventilation Standards: Why More Research is Needed
Our hypothesis, though controversial for some, is that we frequently over-ventilate spaces. We don’t truly understand ‘why’ the standards prescribe a certain number of air changes. As a result, hospital owners (likely) are wasting energy dollars without improving indoor air quality.
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