Architecture - April 2013
The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) is offering Healthcare Construction Certificate (HCC) workshops throughout the year at various locations nationwide.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) will offer a one-hour webinar titled "Healthcare Essentials: Hybrid OR - Integrated Planning" on May 7 at 2 p.m. Eastern.
The Harvard School of Public Health is offering a weeklong course on health and safety issues in laboratory design May 6-10 in Boston.
New codes and standards, the net-zero movement and evolution in facade systems are driving improved building envelope performance, which is a significant way to reduce energy use — a common concern for healthcare facilities.
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has published a second edition of its "HVAC Design Manual for Hospitals and Clinics."
The Center for Health Design is offering a series of four workshops on strategic design trends in healthcare.
Open, indoor water features could be prohibited in new healthcare facilities due to risks associated with waterborne pathogens.