Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning (HVAC)


Defining room temperature and humidity limits is a frequent topic of debate when designing and operating pharmaceutical and biotechnology facilities. What are appropriate alarm limits and acceptable durations for an alarm condition? Understanding the source of temperature and humidity requirements, and strategies for setting limits, can ensure both compliance and optimum use of energy. This...

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Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems are critical systems that can affect the ability of a pharmaceutical facility to meet its objective of providing safe and effective products to patients. In this iSpeak blog post, we talk with leading expert Norman Goldschmidt, President, Genesis AEC, on some HVAC FAQs.

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The highest quality and safety standards are key criteria in the planning and development of production facilities for pharmaceutical and biotech companies. However, building services engineering is no less important and demands in this field have been increasing steadily over the past few years. HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) is a critical factor in this area and is subject...

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Online Live Overview Ensure control of critical environments within your facility and maintain GMP inspection readiness through improvements to your air, HVAC, and contamination controls. Topics include control system...

The article appraises the real-world experiences of two pharmaceutical companies approaching the rollout of energy- and water-reduction programs to selected facilities around the world. It is the result of more than two years of collaboration between the company corporate teams, individual site teams, and an external specialist consultant.

Guidance Docs
The ISPE Good Practice Guide: HVAC and Process Equipment Air Filters aims to be a valuable reference on the selection, application, specification, testing, and operation and maintenance of filters in the pharmaceutical industry. This Guide is intended to be used as supplement to the ISPE Good Practice Guide: Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), providing detailed information into the subject of air filters in HVAC and process equipment applications.

Cleanrooms and laboratories can save a significant amount of energy by reducing airflow of air handling units (AHUs) after closing hours. Although challenging, airflow reduction is a successful energy reduction measure and has been implemented within the energy reduction program of Janssen Vaccines & Prevention B.V. in Leiden, the Netherlands.

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Published: September 2009 Pages: 288 Table of Contents Special Pricing for Emerging Economies Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems are critical systems that can affect the ability of a pharmaceutical facility to meet its
This training course focuses on common issues and problems in the operation of a facility and maintaining readiness for cGMP inspection. Topics include control system alarm management, common system construction deficiencies, cGMP documentation, maintaining an "inspection ready" state, frequency of....