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Daylighting Materials + ‘New Norm’ for Healthcare Infection Control

Proper daylighting is a fundamental component in all great buildings. It offers a window to the exterior, increases occupant productivity and, if done properly, reduces building energy and operational costs. Studies have shown that healthcare occupancies benefit from great daylighting through decreased lengths of Read More …

Public Invited to Comment on Draft 2022 FGI Guidelines

The Facility Guidelines Institute invites users of the FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction to comment on revisions and additions featured in its draft 2022 documents. Input from users is a crucial step in revising the Guidelines documents, which provide minimum standards for design and construction of Read More …

FGI to Establish Committee, Develop Guidelines for Health and Residential Care Facilities During Emergency Conditions

According to the FGI board of directors, the Facility Guidelines Institute has received numerous requests for guidance on setting up temporary facilities and adapting existing facilities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More …

Introducing a For-Profit Mentality into Healthcare Projects

The healthcare industry nationwide has seen a substantial increase in mega-mergers and acquisitions as collaboration between for- and not-for-profit healthcare systems continues to grow. With a for-profit mindset, systems use M&As to increase their catchment area while evaluating financial assets, which often leads to either the consolidation of existing services Read More …

2022 Guidelines Proposal Period Closing June 30

Facility managers and administrators, engineers, designers, infection preventionists, medical professionals, and others involved in the design and construction of health and residential care facilities, are encouraged to submit proposed changes to the 2018 edition of the Guidelines for Design and Construction before the midnight deadline on June 30. Read More …

Public Proposal Period Deadline Announced for 2022 FGI Guidelines Documents

The Facility Guidelines Institute announces the public proposal period for the 2022 FGI Guidelines revision cycle will close at midnight on Sunday, June 30. FGI’s 2022 proposal period is the opportunity for industry experts to recommend changes Read More …

First Interpretations of 2018 Guidelines Issued

The first interpretations of language in the 2018 FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Guidelines for Design and Construction of Outpatient Facilities have been issued to clarify two issues: Read More …

AIA/FGI Webinar – The 2018 Guidelines: How to Use and Major Updates

FGI has collaborated with the AIA Academy of Architecture for Health to present a webinar on how to use the FGI Guidelines and major changes in the 2018 edition. Read More …

New FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction Address Evolving Outpatient Facilities, Telemedicine

The Facility Guidelines Institute has released the 2018 Guidelines for Design and Construction. The 2018 edition introduces the new Outpatient Guidelines document, which addresses a wide variety of outpatient facility projects. It was conceived to meet the needs of the U.S. healthcare industry and address the evolving nature of outpatient facilities. Read More …

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