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.
Employee Spotlight: Jesse Avery, Electrical Engineer
Jesse Avery, P.E., started his Mazzetti career with Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford project. Now, eight years later, he is completing this work and turning the page to a new chapter as Associate Principal and Team Leader.
Mazzetti Portland Moved to a New Location
Our thriving Portland office officially moved to its new beautiful, downtown location.
121 SW Salmon St.
Portland, OR 97204
Recruiting the Next Generation of Innovators: Mazzetti seeks you!
This is one of our favorite weeks in the year--Cal Poly & UW Winter Career Fairs! We have a team of Mazzettites on both campuses, starting today, many of whom are alums!
How can smart buildings outsmart power outages?
In order to create these smarter buildings, to service the future, we have to be smarter. We must have these conversations. We must experiment (reasonably) and challenge the status quo.
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