Guidance from Industry Organizations

American Society for Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

  • For addenda to the 2008 and 2013 editions of ASHRAE 170: Ventilation of Health Care Facilities, visit the ASHRAE website.
  • For errata to the 2008 and 2013 editions of ASHRAE 170, visit this ASHRAE webpage.
  • For interpretations on the 2008 edition of ASHRAE 170, visit this ASHRAE webpage.
  • For interpretations on the 2013 edition of ASHRAE 170, visit this ASHRAE webpage.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI)

The Facility Guidelines Institute posts interpretations of the Guidelines for Design and Construction text on the FGI website as well as errata sheets with corrections as they are discovered.

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

United States Pharmacopeia (USP)