Adopts Without Amendments:

FGI Outpatient, 2018

Part 1 General

Part 2 Outpatient Facility Types

ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170-2017 Ventilation of Health Care Facilities

Heads up: There are no amended sections in this chapter.
New buildings shall comply with the provisions of this standard.
Additions shall comply with the provisions of this standard.
Portions of a heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning system and other systems and equipment that are being altered shall comply with the applicable requirements of this standard.
Alterations to mechanical systems serving the building heating, cooling, or ventilating needs shall comply with the requirements of Section 6, "Systems and Equipment," applicable to those specific portions of the building and its systems that are being altered. Any new mechanical equipment installed in conjunction with the alteration as a direct replacement of existing mechanical equipment shall comply with the provisions of Sections 6.2, 6.4, 6.5, and 6.6.
Alterations to spaces listed in Table 6.4 shall comply with the requirements of Sections 6.7, 7, 8, and 9, applicable to those specific portions of the building and its systems that are being altered. Any alteration to existing health care space in a building that will continue to treat patients during construction shall comply with Sections 10.1, 10.3, 10.4, and 10.5.
Administrative requirements relating to permit requirements, enforcement by the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ), interpretations, claims of exemption, approved calculation methods, rights of approved calculation methods, and rights of appeal are specified by the AHJ.
Compliance documents are those plans, specifications, engineering calculations, diagrams, reports, and other data that are approved as part of the permit by the AHJ. The compliance documents shall include all specific construction-related requirements of the owner's infection control risk assessment.
Compliance documents shall contain all pertinent data and features of the building, equipment, and systems in sufficient detail to allow a determination of compliance by the AHJ and to indicate compliance with the requirements of this standard.
Supplemental information necessary to verify compliance with this standard, such as calculations, worksheets, compliance forms, vendor literature, or other data, shall be made available when required by the AHJ.
The provisions of this standard are not intended to prevent the use of any material, method of construction, design, or building system not specifically prescribed herein, provided that such construction, design, or building system has been approved by the AHJ as meeting the intent of this standard.
The informative appendices to this standard and informative notes located within this standard contain recommendations, explanations, and other non-mandatory information and are not part of this standard.
This standard often specifies a range of values that will comply with a specific requirement of the standard. If it is permitted by the AHJ, compliance with this requirement may be achieved by the presentation of compliance documents that demonstrate a system's ability to perform within the specified range.
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