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ASHRAE Membership

ASHRAE membership is open to any person associated with heating, ventilation, air conditioning or refrigeration. ASHRAE is unique because its membership is drawn from a wide range of disciplines relating to the HVAC&R field. Approximately 51,000 individuals from more than 100 nations belong to the Society.

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ASHRAE members earn 15% off publications. Hundreds of titles are available including the complete collection of ASHRAE Standards including 90.1, 62.1 and 189.1.
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Each month, all over the world, ASHRAE chapters convene for an informational program featuring a speaker or topic that is key to professionals in the industry. Meet with your peers and share ideas.
 
 
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Course Detail

Designing High-Performance Healthcare Systems

Apr 23, 2014
Wednesday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm EDT
Instructor(s): Daniel Koenigshofer, P.E. , Member ASHRAE, HFDP
Non-member Cost: $259
ASHRAE Member Cost: $199

This advanced course discusses the nuances of HVAC system design for healthcare facilities. The course details the relationship of infection control and HVAC design including application of ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170-2013, Ventilation of Health Care Facilities. The course will discuss in detail the interactions of the key elements of high performance in healthcare, infection control, comfort, reliability, safety, maintenance, energy and sustainability. Numerous energy conservation strategies will be discussed in the context of achieving all the goals of a high performing hospital. For example, the hardware and controls for setback of temperature and air flow, and relationship to temperature, relative humidity, air exchange, filtration and pressurization requirements.