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ASHE 54th Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition

MO16 - Navigating Compliance with CMS Adoption of ASHRAE Standard 170 2008 Addenda

Aug 7, 2017 3:15pm ‐ Aug 7, 2017 4:30pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00


CMS’s adoption of the 2012 edition of NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code incorporated the inclusion of the 2008 edition of ASHRAE Standard 170 but including only addenda a through d. This presentation will cover the effect of the adoption of these specific addenda and those that were not adopted. Understanding these regulations will help designers and facility managers properly apply ASHREA Standard 170 and avoid accreditation issues.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify specific addenda recognized by CMS
  • Recognize which addenda not included are potential accreditation pitfalls
  • Acquire design and operational strategies to avoid these potential pitfalls
  • Gain sufficient knowledge to be able to discuss technical advantages with designers, AHJs, and surveyors


  • Jonathan Flannery, CHFM, MHSA, FASHE, FACHE, Senior Associate Director of Advocacy, American Society for Health Care Engineering
  • Richard D. Moeller, PE, FASHE, LEED AP, HFDP, CHC, Principal, Mazzetti


Credits: None available.

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