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Judene Bartley MS, MPH, C

Bartley has been the vice president of Epidemiology Consulting Services (Beverly Hills, MI) since 1997. Currently, she consults for public and private health care agencies such as the CDC (Atlanta), the AHA (Wash D.C.) and Premier’s Safety Institute (Charlotte, N.C.). In 1992, she was invited to join the American Institute of Architect/Facility Guidelines Institute’s (AIA/FGI) Healthcare Guidelines Revision Committee (HGRC), and was elected in 1996 to membership in the HGRC Steering and Research Committees. She currently facilitates infection control issues for research focusing on infection and sustainability aspects of health care ventilation and is a frequent presenter of infection prevention and construction issues.

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Behind The Change In ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170

February 1, 2011
Review the work that engineers and clinicians put into creating an amendment to the standard for relative humidity in the operating room and other spaces. The goal was to see whether it was possible to adjust rh thresholds without affecting patient health, but the associated potential equipment savings may make facility budget directors feel the best of all.
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Hospital Construction: Stirring Up Trouble

July 1, 2007
Whether the project is a new facility or a retrofit - and whether the project involves ceiling tiles in an OR or simply giving a nearby room a coat of paint or new computers - risks arise for infection. The 2007 Infection Control Risk Assessment provides critical guidance for precautions to take, depending on the scope of work, to protect a hospital’s delicate procedures and especially vulnerable populations.
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How to Calculate Backup Power Supply Requirements for Your Facility

On-Demand This webinar reviews how to determine power requirements of facility loads; electrical characteristics and impact of different types of loads such as large motors and UPS systems on power supply sizing; acceptable power sources and other constraints applied by building codes; and how software tools can be used to simplify the process of calculating backup power requirements.  

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Following up on Howard McKew's April "Tomorrow's Environment" column: Have you ever thought twice about reporting problems with another firm's design? What did you do?
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