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Monograph
Nov 3, 2021
The ASHE monographs are a series of publications that cover single topics in clinical/biomedical engineering, facility engineering, design and construction, and safety and security management.
Monograph
Jan 31, 2020
"The second edition of this monograph (2020) summarizes storage requirements for medical gas cylinders, including bulk tank storage, in health care occupancies. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and accrediting organizations (AOs) require compliance with the 2012 editions of NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code and NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code®, therefore this monograph references those editions of the codes."
Monograph
Jan 24, 2020
This monograph addresses best practices for the design and construction process, rather than addressing any minimum cyber-protective requirements for equipment manufacturers. System-based thinking and planning of network-based building systems is paramount."
Monograph
Dec 9, 2019
This monograph will discuss why prioritizing the strategic modernization of the essential electrical systems in health care facilities is an effective solution for regulatory compliance and continuation of life safety and presents strategies for updating critical aging infrastructure that control costs and consider budget limitations while maximizing operator care and safety.
Monograph
Oct 21, 2019
This monograph describes a literature study of the 886 requirements defined in ANSI/ASHE/ASHRAE Standard 170 Ventilation of Health Care Facilities to determine which requirements are supported by engineering and/or scientific evidence.
Monograph
Oct 11, 2019
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Monograph
Dec 31, 2018
This monograph covers the mechanics of LED lighting and shows relevant applications in health care facilities. It explains how hospitals can use LEDs to save resources and improve the patient and staff experience.
Monograph
Dec 31, 2018
This monograph includes information, tips, and case studies to help health care facilities reduce energy use. Topics include procurement, benchmarking, new construction, funding of energy projects, and more.
Monograph
Dec 31, 2018
This monograph provides a step-by-step model for building a business case in support of energy resiliency investments in health care facilities. It also includes other best practices and ways to support resiliency.
Monograph
Dec 31, 2017
Many health care facilities need greater investment to improve the country's health care infrastructure. This monograph outlines the state of health care facilities and explores potential areas for investment.
Monograph
Dec 31, 2017
This checklist can be used to gather data on the architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, technology, and fire protection requirements of new health care construction and major renovation projects.
Monograph
Apr 27, 2017
This monograph provides an overview of the requirements of ASHRAE Standard 188: Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems and provides compliance guidance for health care facilities.
Monograph
Apr 9, 2017
There are currently many different methods for determining the square footage of health care facilities. This monograph outlines a much-needed standard method for calculating the area of health care spaces.
Monograph
Jan 7, 2017
This monograph sets forth energy procurement best practices and explains how hospitals should approach energy procurement using the principles of aggregation, alignment, and analytics.
Monograph
Feb 1, 2016
This monograph presents strategies facility professionals can use to develop relationships with hospital leaders and show the value of their work. The monograph includes real-world examples of facility professionals who have successfully shown the value of their departments to organizational leaders.
Monograph
Feb 1, 2015
This monograph combines three updated monographs, which together present a frame¬work for an efficient risk assessment plan.
Monograph
Jun 7, 2014
This monograph describes an EPS management program that will equip health care facilities to meet the requirements and challenges they face today.
Monograph
Jan 7, 2014
The study compares anticipated plug load with energy intensity data provide guidance for designers in estimating a facility's design load.
Monograph
Feb 1, 2013
This monograph provides guidance on how to determine replacement needs for electrical distribution equipment, including strategies for upgrading an electrical distribution system.
Monograph
Jan 29, 2012
This monograph examines a utility management program for managing power shutdowns that allows hospitals to use lessons learned to improve electrical infrastructure, power system reliability, and staff training.