Public Review Announcement for CSA Z317.2:Special requirements for heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems in health care facilities

The Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group) is pleased to announce that the draft new edition of CSA Z317.2 Special requirements for heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems in health care facilities, is now at Public Review.  

Public Review comments will be accepted until June 5th, 2019.

As with every standard, CSA Z317.2 is a living document, and the new edition contains new and revised material to make it a better and more comprehensive Standard. The current draft reflects the best efforts of the committee that developed it, the Technical Subcommittee on Special Requirements for HVAC Systems in Health Care Facilities, under the jurisdiction of the Technical Committee on Health Care Facilities and the Strategic Steering Committee on Health Care Technology. This new edition provides updated guidance on requirements for the planning, design, construction, commissioning, operation, and maintenance of HVAC systems in HCFs. It is important to note that

CHES is seeking an ‘Expressions of Interest’ from our Corporate/Associate members for 3 members to sit on the Corporate Member Advisory Council. This Advisory Council reports to the CHES Board of Directors through a Council liaison that is voted into the position by other members of the Council.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: APRIl 30, 2019

Details

April 15-16, 2019 Red Deer AB CHES AB Chapter Conference
April 17, 2019 Webinar
Simple and Permanent Reduction in Steam Line Losses 
April 23, 2019  Winnipeg MB  CHES MB Chapter Education Day 
May 1, 2019 Montréal QC Souper-Conférence
May 5-7, 2019 Monction NB CHES Maritime Chapter Conference
May 15, 2019 Webinar Infection Prevention and Control During Construction Training
May 26-28, 2019 Penticton BC CHES BC Chapter Conference
May 29-30, 2019 Penticton BC CHES Healthcare Construction Course
June 2-6. 2019 Hamilton ON CHES ON Chapter Conference
June 12, 2019 Webinar NAPRA Compliant Pharmacy Cleanrooms

 

Call for nominations for the following CHES National Board positions.
• Vice-President
• Treasurer
• Secretary

A member in the Regular Membership Classification is eligible for office. Candidates must be active in, and a participating member of the Society for a minimum of two years. Candidate should be in compliance with all provisions of the By-Laws, having the ability to carry out the fundamental duties of the assignments of the Board. Candidates should obtain the approval of their superior for permission to serve on the Board.

Nominations can be received either by:
• Members identifying and nominating eligible qualified candidates
• Members who are interested in standing may submit their own name as a candidate

Nominations must be received by April 30, 2019 and should be sent by email to:
CHES National Office  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mitch Weimer
Chairman, Nomination & Elections Committee
Past President, CHES  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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CSA Standard Z8000-18 Canadian Healthcare Facilities Planning Design and Construction has been publicly released and is available in the CSA Store