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ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 189.3-2017

Design, Construction, and Operation of Sustainable High-Performance Health Care Facilities

This standard applies to patient care areas and related support areas within health care facilities, including hospitals, nursing facilities, outpatient facilities, and their site.This standard applies to new buildings, additions to existing buildings, and those alterations to existing buildings that are identified within the standard. This standard provides procedures for the integration of sustainable principles into the health care facility design, construction, and operation process, including: a. integrated design, b. conservation of water, c. conservation of energy, d. indoor environmental quality (IEQ), e. construction practices, f. commissioning, and g. operations and maintenance.

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American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. [ASHRAE]


As the voice of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) empowers its members and constituents to strengthen the U.S. marketplace position in the global economy while helping to assure the safety and health of consumers and the protection of the environment.