When designing health care HVAC, expert guidance is essential.
The updated second edition of HVAC Design Manual for Hospitals and Clinics provides those involved in the design, installation, and commissioning of HVAC systems for hospitals with a comprehensive reference source for their work.
This essential text covers:
- environmental comfort
- infection control
- energy conservatoin
- life safety
- operation and maintenance
- design strategies known to meet applicable standards and guidelines
- disaster planning
- "best practice" recommendations on temperature, humidity, air exchange, and pressure requriements for various types of rooms found in hospitals
2013 / 312 pages /
$129 ($109 ASHRAE Member)
Standard 170-2008 -- Ventilation of Health Care Facilities is one of a family of documents that offers guidance, regulation, and mandates to designers of health care facilities.
Humidity Control Design Guide for Commercial and Institutional Buildings provides the HVAC designer with complete coverage of humidity control from basic principles to real-world design advice.
Available in English and Chinese
Standard 180-2012 -- Standard Practice for Inspection and Maintenance of Commercial Building HVAC Systems offers a standard practice for inspection and maintenance of commercial HVAC systems to improve thermal comfort, energy efficiency, and IAQ.