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Hospitals February 25, 2020

Case study: Hospital surgical suite HVAC system

The following case study examines unoccupied setback of an air handling unit dedicated to a surgery suite

By Roger Koppenheffer, LEED AP, and Kevin Miller, PE, LEED AP, Certus Consulting Engineers, Carrollton, Texas
Page team was in the process of developing a 36-OR perioperative suite for a large teaching facility. Courtesy: Page
Building Types February 12, 2020

Room mockups and their utilization in the design process

The room mock-up process might seem like an extra step, but it often justifies the time and money to produce them.

By Kregg Elsass
Codes and Standards January 14, 2020

How egress is planned using NFPA 101

NFPA 101: Life Safety Code is one of the primary sources for the requirements of exit pathways

By Richard Vedvik, PE, IMEG Corp., Rock Island, Ill.
Automation, Controls November 20, 2019

Ask an expert: Hospitals, health care facilities: Automation and controls

Health care facility designers are expected to keep pace with increasingly complex, advanced engineered systems and features

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Electrical November 19, 2019

Ask an expert: Hospitals, health care facilities: Electrical and lighting systems

Health care facility designers are expected to keep pace with increasingly complex, advanced engineered systems and features

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC November 19, 2019

Ask an expert: Hospitals, health care facilities: HVAC

Health care facility designers are expected to keep pace with increasingly complex, advanced engineered systems and features

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Hospitals November 18, 2019

Ask an expert: Hospitals, health care facilities

Health care facility designers are expected to keep pace with increasingly complex, advanced engineered systems and features

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Fire, Life Safety November 18, 2019

Ask an expert: Hospitals, health care facilities: Fire and life safety

Health care facility designers are expected to keep pace with increasingly complex, advanced engineered systems and features

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Sustainability November 18, 2019

Ask an expert: Hospitals, health care facilities: Sustainability and energy efficiency

Health care facility designers are expected to keep pace with increasingly complex, advanced engineered systems and features

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Fire, Life Safety October 31, 2019

2019 Fire & Life Safety Study

Fire, life safety in hospitals, health care facilities

By Amanda Pelliccione