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September 8-9, 2019 St. John's NL CHES NL Chapter Conference
September 22-24, 2019 Saskatoon SK CHES National/CHES SK Chapter Annual Conference
September 25-26, 2019 Saskatoon SK Canadian Healthcare Construction Course
October 16, 2019 Webinar New CSA Z8000: Designing for improved patient outcomes
October 17-18, 2019 Calgary AB Canadian Healthcare Construction Course
October 31-November 1, 2019 Toronto ON Canadian Healthcare Construction Course
November 13, 2019 Webinar Pros and Cons of Different Construction Procurement Models 


Draft Standard C282 Emergency electrical power supply for buildings is now posted on Public Review!

Comments will be accepted until June 23, 2019.
Access the CSA Public Review site at and type "C282" into the search field.

Public Review Announcement for CSA Z317.2:Special requirements for heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems in health care facilities

The Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group) is pleased to announce that the draft new edition of CSA Z317.2 Special requirements for heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems in health care facilities, is now at Public Review.  

Public Review comments will be accepted until June 5th, 2019.

As with every standard, CSA Z317.2 is a living document, and the new edition contains new and revised material to make it a better and more comprehensive Standard. The current draft reflects the best efforts of the committee that developed it, the Technical Subcommittee on Special Requirements for HVAC Systems in Health Care Facilities, under the jurisdiction of the Technical Committee on Health Care Facilities and the Strategic Steering Committee on Health Care Technology. This new edition provides updated guidance on requirements for the planning, design, construction, commissioning, operation, and maintenance of HVAC systems in HCFs. It is important to note that



CSA Standard Z8000-18 Canadian Healthcare Facilities Planning Design and Construction has been publicly released and is available in the CSA Store