Course Length: 3 hours
Companion Course: Healthcare Facilities: Best Practice HVAC Design Considerations and Criteria
Based on ASHRAE’s newly revised publication HVAC Design Manual for Hospitals and Clinics, this Applications course builds on content covered in the course Healthcare Facilities: Best Practice HVAC Design Considerations and Criteria. This Applications course focuses on room pressurization and design practices in all medical-related rooms of a hospital: operating rooms, labs, imaging suites, patient rooms, pharmacies, ICUs, emergency departments, and isolation rooms. Psychrometrics, control strategies, energy conservation and commissioning are covered in relation to design requirements of ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170-2013, Ventilation of Health Care Facilities, and the focus on patient outcome essential to healthcare facilities.