HVAC - September 2017

Design changes are causing mold and moisture building failures

There is a relationship between the HVAC and building envelope design and performance

9/26/2017


HVAC experts suggest natural ventilation be allowed in most spaces outside of operating rooms

Natural ventilation is defined as the transport of fresh air through non-mechanical means, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/25/2017


Hospital's $5.5 million asbestos problem causing safety concerns

Figure includes almost $2 million for a retrofitted air-conditioning system in the radiology department

9/21/2017


Florida assisted care facility sheltered in place without power for three days

As the indoor temperature climbed to the mid-80s, humidity made the hard-surfaced floors slick with condensation

9/18/2017


Eight dead in Florida nursing home left with no A/C after Irma

The home's air-conditioning had been out since Hurricane Irma struck

9/15/2017



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