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HVAC Design Manual for Hospitals and Clinics

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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 conservation
  • 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 requirements for various types of rooms found in hospitals
Available in English or Spanish

ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170-2021

Standard 170-2021 -- Ventilation of Health Care Facilities is one of a family of documents that offers guidance, regulation, and mandates to designers of health care facilities. The revised 2021 edition incorporates 17 addenda to the 2017 standard and includes significant changes.