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      Power Strips Electrical Equipment

      Q: What would be the appropriate standard for a daisy chain?

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 30, 2019
      CMS Waiting Area

      Q: I am looking at a hospital facility with an Ambulatory Surgery Center in an existing building that is a Business Occupancy and construction type – II…

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 27, 2019
      Exit Signs Egress Signs (Life Safety Code) Signage (Life Safety Code) Exits

      Q: Are there any life safety requirements concerning courtyards? We have an outdoor courtyard, surrounded on all sides by our building, with one door…

      Katrina Reed | Sep 25, 2019
      Accreditation

      Q: I heard a rumor that the accreditation organizations (AO) are going to 18 month visits vs. the 3 years it has been. Is there truth to this?

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 23, 2019
      HVAC Testing (Facilities Management)

      Q: Do you know if the ambulatory health care facilities are required to do an annual Test and Balance of the HVAC system?

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 20, 2019
      Business Occupancies Trash Receptacles

      Q: I have a question about the limits on the size of trash containers in healthcare facilities, including ambulatory healthcare facilities. Consider…

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 18, 2019
      Corridors

      Q: Do transaction windows in a smoke resistive non-rated corridor wall in a healthcare occupancy need be self-closing?

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 16, 2019
      On Call Sleeping Rooms

      Q: Are non-patient sleeping rooms (i.e. physician sleep rooms) that are located in a hospital occupancy considered part of that hospital occupancy…

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 9, 2019
      Business Occupancies Alcohol Based Hand Rub Dispensers

      Q: I have a Medical Office Building with multiple exam rooms, and it is constructed with 5-foot wide corridors. This building followed design reviews…

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 6, 2019
      Construction Barrier

      Q: We have a medical office building attached to the hospital using a 2-hour fire-rated separation. Two questions: 1) Our 8th floor is under renovations…

      Bob Armbrister | Sep 4, 2019