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Monograph outlines the method for calculating health care square footage

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Subject Matter: Article | Topics: Construction, Design, Planning

Image of monograph sitting on a desk Square footage data is used in health care for many reasons, including gauging building performance, planning new projects; and creating more accurate capital investment estimates. Yet there are currently many different methods for determining square footage in health care departments, and health care spaces are more complicated than simple equations. A new ASHE monograph outlines a standard method to calculate the area of health care spaces. ASHE members can download the monograph for free, and can get a print copy at a discounted price.

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