International technical society organized to advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration.
ASHE: American Society for Healthcare Engineering
American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) … ASHE: Dedicated to optimizing the healthcare physical environment …
National professional association of architects.
Texas Society of Architects homepage
The U.S. Green Building Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings available to everyone within a generation
BIMable.com is dedicated to providing information and resources related to Building Information Modeling in order to increase the awareness of the benefits and capabilities of BIM.
AIA Houston’s BIM Committee link
Medline Plus includes Health topics, Drug information, Medical Encyclopedia, Merriam-Webster’s Medical Dictionary, News, Directories, and other resources:
Direct link to Merriam-Webster’s Medical Dictionary:
National home page for the Joint Commission. The Joint Commission guidelines sometimes exceed TDH guidelines. All Healthcare Organizations receive payments from Medicare / Medicaid must be certified by Joint Commission:
Centers for Disease Control
Published guidelines for Infection Control in Health Care Facilities. This is a good reference for design of spaces for the treatment of Tuberculosis Patients
Texas Department of State Health Services chapter 133, Section I contains Texas Department of State Health Services MEP design guidelines:
Texas Department of State Health Services Home Page,
National Institute of Health, Use this resource when accreditation by NIH is required for funding a project: