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Planning, Design and Construction

University of Vermont Medical Center: Approach and Strategy for Sustainable Design and Construction

Dave Keelty, B.S., CEM, CHFM, CHC Director Facilities Planning and Development, The University of Vermont Medical Center Michael Pulaski, Ph.D., LEED AP BD+C Senior Associate, Thornton Tomasetti Bill Repichowskyj, AIA Partner, Environments for Health (e4h) Architecture This session covered the process and implementation for integrating sustainability and energy efficiency...

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Guide to Campus-Wide Building Envelope Assessment

With data to build a comprehensive facility management strategy, a multi-building assessment guides healthcare engineers in addressing critical conditions while planning for rehabilitation. Tailored to master planning objectives, an effective building envelope study guides restoration efforts, with long-range projections for the best use of resources at different points in...

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Patient-Centered Design – The Impact of Acoustics at Boston Medical Center

In this presentation: Prioritization of consultant recommendations within an IPD team. Navigating new FGI guidelines related to acoustics within patient care environments. Look more closely at vibration criteria with the benefit of simplifying structural design and vibration isolation. Discuss ways of achieving acoustical objectives. Details on Door Gaskets, Walls,...

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