"Water" Speaks Out to Healthcare Facility Managers

A/E Design Coordination: Why your tools are "failing" you and what to do about it.

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...
Four-casting MEPT, Cx, Sustainability in 2015

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.
How do different ventilation systems compare?

Healthcare ventilation systems -- Which system, particularly chilled beams vs. displacement ventilation, is better in which circumstance? Check out the Ventilation Comparison Table -- add your input.
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