Healthcare Facilities
ASHRAE Technical Committee 9.6


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2017 Winter LasVegas Agenda TC9 6

2018 Winter Chicago Agenda TC9 6

Upcoming TC Meetings

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Location: Houston, TX
Sunday, 06/24/2018

Venue, Room, Floor

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM      Healthcare Water
Hilton, Grand D, 4
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Infectious Diseases
Hilton, Grand D, 4
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM         Research
Hilton, Grand D, 4
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM         Handbook
Hilton, Grand D, 4
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM         Energy
Hilton, Grand D, 4
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM         Program
Hilton, Grand D, 4
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM        Main Meeting 
Hilton, Grand D, 4


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Committee Chair

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Ronald Westbrook

Committee Scope

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TC 9.6 is concerned with the application of ventilating, air-conditioning, refrigeration, life safety, and energy conservation systems to healthcare (hospital, outpatient, long-term care) facilities.


Upcoming Society Conferences

2018 Annual Conference
June 23–27, 2018
Houston, TX


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Winter 2018 Conference Paper Reviewer

CEC is requesting reviewers for the following papers which are proposed for the 2018 Winter meeting in Chicago:
22815    Constructing Operating Room HVAC with Performance Assurances; An Alternate Approach
23381    Analysis of Displacement Ventilation for Hospital Patient Rooms
23254    Performance Enhancement of Urban Ground Source Heat Pumps through Interactions with        
               Underground Railway Tunnels.

23277    How Focusing on the Acoustics in the Human Environment Improves Standards and Guidelines, and                        Creates Better Buildings
23279    Modeling a Healthcare Facility in South Louisiana for Evaluating Potential Energy Savings  
23296    Role of Hospital Ventilation on Biosecurity in an Airborne Infection Isolation Room and the Quest for                        Strategies to Protect Critical Zones in the Room.
23278    Experimental Test Apparatus for Measuring Duct Fitting Pressure Loss Coefficients
If you are interested in reviewing, please contact TC 9.6 Chair Ron Westbrook  In the e-mail to Ron please indicate the numbers and names of the papers you are willing to review.  It would be helpful, but not required to include your ASHRAE member number in the email to Ron.

The Committee

 Healthcare facilities include hospital (acute care, psychiatric, rehabilitation), primary care outpatient facilities, ambulatory care facilities, small primary outpatient facilities, outpatient surgical facilities and assisted living facilities. TC 9.6 also addresses energy conservation, environmental comfort, infection control, and life safety issues in these facilities.