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HVAC Design Manual for Hospitals and Clinics

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When designing health care HVAC, expert guidance is essential. 

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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


The Standard

Standard 170-2013 -- Ventilation of Health Care Facilities is one of a family of documents that offers guidance, regulation, and mandates to designers of health care facilities.

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Humidity-Control.jpgHumidity 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.

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180-2012.jpgStandard 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.

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