Event Format

Webinar

Date

Wed, Feb 24, 2021, 12:00 PM – Wed, Feb 24, 2021, 01:00 PM

Event Host

Open To

Non-members

Description

Speaker(s):

Michael P. Sherrin, PE, LEED AP Chief Executive Officer TLC Engineering Solutions

Description:

Ventilation of Health Care Facilities Standard Chair Mr. Sheerin will provide a lively overview of the progression of the standard, highlight important and recent changes since the publication of the 2017 edition, and advise attendees on the final content comprising the forthcoming 2021 edition. Ventilation has been a critical factor evaluated and modified in the health care built environment this past year, so he will also discuss the committee’s recent review of the standard related to pandemic readiness, and changes enacted or considered as an outcome of the COVID-19 crisis. Finally, he will provide an overview of key resources that are available related to pandemic conditions planning.


Learning Objectives: 

  • Define the key addenda that have changed in ASHRAE Standard 170.
  • Explain how Standard 170 addresses pandemic readiness.
  • Access extensive resources that can assist present and future planning regarding pandemic readiness.