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HFM Article
Dec 6, 2022
Reliability, efficiency and sustainability among key product drivers
HFM Article
Dec 6, 2022
A new pathway for members to share expertise, enhance careers and make a difference
HFM Article
Dec 6, 2022
Hospitals are proactively addressing pollution and climate change through a multifaceted and comprehensive approach
HFM Article
Dec 6, 2022
Outgoing ASHE President Shay Rankhorn reflects on a year of progress through teamwork
HFM Article
Dec 6, 2022
The impact of recent disaster events on hospitals begs the question: Why does health care still rely on diesel?
Resources
Oct 21, 2021
Kitchen ventilation, for both exhaust and makeup air, represents a significant opportunity for kWh and kBTU reductions in health care facilities.
Standards/Guidelines
Oct 12, 2021
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.
Action Alert
Dec 20, 2019
Executive Summary ASHE has heard reports of surveyors issuing findings regarding the pressure relationship of operating rooms (ORs) and sterile storage rooms and the restricted areas of operating suites. ASHRAE 170 Table 7.1 Design Parameters indicates that operating rooms (OR) and sterile storage are to have a positive pressure relationship to adjacent areas. The FGI Guidelines Section 2.2-3.3.1.1(4) requires that the surgical suite be divided into two designated areas. The restricted area of the OR suite is intended to support a high level of asepsis control.