CHES is currently accepting nominations for:

  • 2018 Hans Burgers Award for Outstanding Contributions to Healthcare Engineering (sponsored by Johnson Controls)
  • 2018 Wayne McLellan Award of Excellence in Healthcare Facilities Management (sponsored by Honeywell)

Click here for information on Terms of Reference and Nomination Form



The Young Professional Grant (YPG) allows architects, engineers, technicians and other technical disciplines who are just starting their careers in the healthcare field the opportunity to attend the CHES National Conference as an educational opportunity and to network with other professionals.

Sponsor application form
Candidate application form
Deadline for applications: April 30, 2018

Wednesday February 21, 2018 at 1200 EST
Infection Control: How to Build Effective Temorary Containment Barriers and Control Airflow
Speaker: Graham Dick, CR™ RIA Certified Restorer, CMP™ RIA Certified Mold Professional, AHERA Building Inspector, CSA Infection Control Consultant, CEO, Genesis Restoration

Creating an effective separation of the work zone from the patient zone isn’t easy. Often contractors and FM&O staff have problems or challenges that result in cross contamination and present infection risk to the patient population. We’ll cover the basics, and several common issues. The NEW CSA standard helps make it easier. Bring your questions and problems in making it work. 


April 16-17, 2018  CHES Alberta Chapter Conference
Red Deer AB 
April 24, 2018  CHES Manitoba Education Day 
Winnipeg MB
May 6-8, 2018 CHES Maritime Chapter Conference
Moncton NB
May 9-10, 2018 Canadian Healthcare Construction Course
Moncton NB
June 3-5, 2018 CHES Ontario Chapter Conference
Collingwood ON
June 10-12, 2018 CHES BC Chapter Conference
Whistler BC


The Healthcare Standards Committtee has compiled a chart of standards, and their current activity status.  It is located under Membership Tools.  Log in and check it out!