Standards/Guidelines

Achieve the facility you want. With information specific to health care facilities, these guidelines assign accountability for actual building performance to the entire project team, including the health facility commissioning authority.
ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170 offers guidance, regulation and mandates to designers and operators of health care facilities. The revised 2021 edition incorporates 17 addenda to the 2017 standard.
The purpose of this standard is to prescribe the procedures, methods, and documentation requirements for the design, construction, and operation of high-performance, sustainable health care facilities.