Building Types - Hospitals

Specifying AHUs for health care facilities

Air handling units are central to most HVAC systems in all nonresidential building types. This... » more

Case study: OR air handling upgraded

A hospital’s operating room air handling units (AHUs) were updated to meet new requirements. » more

Case study: A tale of two towers

Different air handling unit (AHU) designs meet different building criteria. » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, March 12-18

Overlooked ASHRAE 90.1 requirements, implementing NFPA 101 in hospitals, critical power unanswered... » more

Critical power: hospitals and data centers

Electrical engineers must consider many factors when designing backup, standby, and emergency power... » more

Case study: Planning electrical rooms with the future in mind

New construction and renovations at Froedtert Hospital required careful consideration of the... » more

Implementing NFPA 101 in hospitals

NFPA 101: Life Safety Code is a reference used for strategies to protect people based on building... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, February 26-March 4

Arc flash mitigation in solar systems, critical power webcast unanswered questions, NFPA 101 in... » more

Three ways to improve patient experience through hospital design and planning

Hospital design and planning aspects that directly impact key elements supporting a positive... » more

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, February 19-25

NEC’s recent changes, overlooked ASHRAE requirements, Lean principles of design-build, NFPA in... » more

Commissioning and retro-commissioning in health care facilities

Health care facilities are complex structures containing distinct and diverse spaces. Because they... » more

Adopting NFPA 101 in health care buildings

Explore the top 10 things to know about the 2012 edition of NFPA 101 for hospitals and health care... » more

Case study: Hospital achieves HVAC energy compliance

ASHRAE 90.1, Appendix G, allowed a path for energy compliance for the Great River Medical Center. » more

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Newswatch: Hospitals

This focused newsletter covers hospitals and health care facilities, including codes and standards, electrical/power, HVAC, fire and life safety, and other engineering topics.

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