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What Is a Protective Environment Room?

Posted by Price Critical Environments on December 14, 2021 at 12:21 PM

Understanding the ASHRAE 170 Requirements for Protective Environment Rooms

A protective environment room, or PE room, is a type of isolation room that is intended to protect an immunocompromised patient from airborne contamination. PE rooms are designed according to the requirements of ASHRAE Standard 170: Ventilation of Health Care Facilities.

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Topics: HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, Critical Environments, ASHRAE 170, Filtration

What Is an Airborne Infectious Isolation Room?

Posted by Price Critical Environments on November 30, 2021 at 1:01 PM

Understanding the ASHRAE 170 Requirements for Airborne Infectious Isolation Rooms

An airborne infectious isolation room, or AIIR, is a type of isolation room that isolates patients infected with organisms that can spread via small airborne droplets (less than 5 µm diameter). The purpose of an AIIR is to prevent the spread of infectious diseases from an infected patient to others. AIIRs are designed according to the requirements of ASHRAE Standard 170: Ventilation of Health Care Facilities.

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Topics: HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, Critical Environments, ASHRAE 170, Filtration

Pandemic-Ready Patient Rooms

Posted by Price Industries on February 9, 2021 at 10:47 AM

Easily Change from Normal Operation to Isolation Mode

The new pandemic-ready patient room solution from Price Critical Environments and Antec Controls provides operational flexibility, allowing the user to easily change from normal operation of a patient room to isolation mode.

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Topics: HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, Engineering Update, Critical Environments, ASHRAE 170, Filtration

Operating Room Ceiling Design

Posted by Price Industries on July 28, 2020 at 1:15 PM

Considerations for Modern Operating Room Air Distribution

Due to the ever-increasing demand for valuable ceiling space, modern operating room (OR) ceiling and air distribution systems must continuously improve and adapt to meet the demands presented by ceiling mounted medical equipment.

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Topics: Diffusers, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, Tech Tip, Engineering Update, Critical Environments, Lighting, ASHRAE 170

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