Codes & Standards: HVAC

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Codes and Standards November 25, 2020

Designing, retrofitting hospitals during COVID: Codes and standards

While COVID-19 has changed many aspects in a health care facility, some things remain identical; know the codes and standards

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Wold | HFR Design.
HVAC November 24, 2020

Designing, retrofitting hospitals during COVID: HVAC and plumbing

While COVID-19 has changed many aspects of HVAC systems in a health care facility, some things remain identical

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
HVAC November 20, 2020

Four ways to reduce COVID-19 risk in your facility

Shielding your facility from a COVID-19 outbreak starts with HVAC and refrigeration best practices.

By Ryan Peterson and Benjamin Sealy, PE
Courtesy: CDM Smith
Commissioning November 6, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: October 30 to November 5, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Commissioning giants, hot water heating boilers, hospital ventilation, electrical systems and higher ed design.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Albert Vecerka/ESTO Photographics
Codes and Standards October 27, 2020

Students, tech, COVID drive codes, standards in higher ed design

College and university building design is being driven by student needs, technology and new air quality demands

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: WSP USA
Hospitals October 21, 2020

Case study: Hospital pivots to adjust for COVID-19

For the Parkview Regional Medical Center Core Tower expansion, engineers were able to modify design to accommodate COVID-19 patients as the project was in progress

By April Woods
Courtesy: HKS Inc. Architects
Hospitals October 21, 2020

Navigating hospital ventilation design during COVID-19

COVID-19 has impacted ventilation design considerations in health care settings in a prominent way

By April Woods
Courtesy: ESD
HVAC October 16, 2020

Sustaining indoor air quality

Maintaining indoor air quality is imperative for occupant health and comfort as well as the reliable operation and longevity of information technology equipment

By Michael Streich and Saahil Tumber
hospital room equipment
HVAC October 15, 2020

What HVAC changes are required by COVID-19? Learn from AEI experts

Experts at Affiliated Engineers Inc. weigh in on HVAC, codes and standards and smart buildings

By Joel Boado, PE, LEED AP, and Greg J. Quinn, PE, LEED AP
Courtesy: Facility Commissioning Group
Commissioning October 13, 2020

Commissioning Guideline offers best practices, approaches

ACG’s reimagined document recognizes new priorities now that commissioning is business as usual

By The AABC Commissioning Group (ACG)