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Select an HVAC system for a healthcare facility

January 12, 2018

Select an HVAC system for energy efficiency and a healthcare facility’s specific goals, is critical, according to an article on the Health Facilities Management website.

The healthcare facility HVAc system selection process is not straightforward, because of the higher demand, required thermal conditions, codes regarding reliability and hygiene and the need to reduce energy consumption while maintaining a safe environment.

The first step in the process should be meeting with the stakeholders to discuss the facility’s goals.

Next, the program requirements should be reviewed with the architect and medical staff, including the temperature and humidity conditions throughout the building.

Read the case study.

 

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