Tidbit 07/02/12

7/2/12 – Telecommunication requirements from the 2010 Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities:

  • 2.1-8.5.1.1 Number. Each hospital shall have at least one TSER (Telecommunications Service Entrance Room) thatis dedicated to the telecommunications function and related support facilities and meets all of the requirements of this section.
  • 2.1-8.5.1.2 Size. The TSER shall have minimum dimensions of 12 feet by 14 feet.
  • 2.1-8.5.1.4 Building System Requirements. Paragraph (3): HVAC systems serving the TSER shall be connected to the hospital’s emergency power systems.