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ASHRAE Global Training Center Offers Healthcare Design and Data Center Training

Training for the Middle East, Africa and parts of Asia
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  • 07 Apr 2021
  • Education
  • Atlanta, GA

ASHRAE Global Training Center Offers Healthcare Design and Data Center Training

Karen Buckley Washington
Public Relations Specialist

ATLANTA (April 7, 2021) – The ASHRAE Global Training Center will offer two courses to address the rapidly evolving needs of healthcare facilities and data centers.

“Today’s data center environments and healthcare facilities are faced with ever-increasing challenges, including the protection sensitive data and reducing the risk of infectious disease spread,” said Ayah Said, ASHRAE Global Training Center manager. “ASHRAE Global Training Center is pleased to provide timely, practical training on these topics along with some many others, with concepts that are applicable to a variety of building projects.”

High Performance Healthcare Facilities Design: Complying with ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170-2017 (MENA), covers general and specific requirements of HVAC design of hospital rooms including airborne infectious isolation rooms, protective isolation rooms, operating rooms, emergency departments, Intensive Care units, pharmacies, psychiatric and sterile processing departments, and infection control risk assessment. The course addresses the role of HVAC systems in reducing Hospital Associated Infections (HAI), explaining airborne versus contact transmission and offers best practices of HVAC design, along with the complexities of designing renovations in operating hospitals. This course is included on the preparatory list for those seeking to sit for the ASHRAE Healthcare Facility Design Professional (HFDP) Certification Exam.

Two Part Virtual Training

Part l – Monday, 24 May 2021 | 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM GST
Part ll – Tuesday, 25 May 2021 | 
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM GST

Fee: $284 ($218 ASHRAE Member)

Designing & Operating Data Centers for the Internet of Everything: Mitigating Risk & Optimizing Performance, examines data center best practices by focusing on ASHRAE’s evolving thermal guidelines for data processing environments, telecommunications, and actual high-density data centers in operation today. The course focuses on guidance from ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.9, Data Center Networking Equipment – Issues and Best Practices and challenges participants to gain an understanding of equipment trends, performance measurements, and effectiveness as critical principles of data integrity.

Two Part Virtual Training

Part l – Wednesday, 26 May 2021 | 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM GST
Part ll – Thursday, 27 May 2021 | 
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM GST
Fee: $284 ($218 ASHRAE Member)

Developing economy fees as well as group registrations are available. To register for these courses and for more information about all ASHRAE Global Training Center training offerings, please visit or contact Ayah Said at


Founded in 1894, ASHRAE is a global professional society committed to serve humanity by advancing the arts and sciences of heating ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration and their allied fields.

As an industry leader in research, standards writing, publishing, certification and continuing education, ASHRAE and its members are dedicated to promoting a healthy and sustainable built environment for all, through strategic partnerships with organizations in the HVAC&R community and across related industries.

The Society is showcasing integrated building solutions and sustainability in action through the opening of the ASHRAE Global Headquarters building in metro-Atlanta, Georgia. The state-of-the-art, high-performing net-zero-energy efficient global headquarters building is a destination venue for industry representatives, visiting from around the world, who are looking to experience cutting-edge engineering and architectural interventions.

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