Shaping Tomorrow's Built Environment Today

Designing and Operating High-Performing Healthcare HVAC Systems

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Course Length: 3 Hours

This advanced course discusses the nuances of HVAC system design for healthcare facilities. The course details the relationship of infection control and HVAC design including application of ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170-2017, Ventilation of Health Care Facilities. The course will go into detail on the interactions of the key elements of high performance in healthcare, infection control, comfort, reliability, safety, maintenance, energy and sustainability. Numerous energy conservation strategies will be considered in the context of achieving all the goals of a high-performing hospital. For example, the hardware and controls for setback of temperature and airflow and the relationship to temperature, relative humidity, air exchange, filtration, and pressurization requirements are discussed.


Recommended References

ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170-2017, Ventilation of Health Care Facilities

HVAC Design Manual for Hospital and Clinics, 2nd ed.


Course Instructor

Daniel Koenigshofer, P.E., Member ASHRAE, HFDP


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All courses are available for Chapter and In-Company Programs. Courses may be periodically scheduled for the Winter and/or Annual Conference Education Programs, as well as the Online Courses Series.

Chapters or Companies: Contact Karen Murray, Manager of Professional Development (kmurray@ashrae.org or 678-539-1146), to schedule an ALI seminar or course at your organization or event.

Availability: Check the various offerings listed under Professional Development > All Instructor-Led Training to see if this course is being offered at an upcoming event.

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