Why NFPA 99 Certification Matters

  1. Uncompromising Patient Safety: NFPA 99, also known as the Healthcare Facilities Code, sets the gold standard for safety in healthcare facilities. Certification ensures that medical gas and vacuum systems are designed, installed, and maintained with the highest degree of safety. There’s no room for error when it comes to delivering life-saving medical gases and vacuum systems.
  2. Regulatory Compliance: Regulatory bodies like the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Joint Commission often require healthcare facilities to comply with NFPA 99 standards. Please do so to avoid severe penalties, loss of accreditation, and compromised patient care.
  1. Reliable Medical Gas Delivery: The proper functioning of medical gas systems is non-negotiable. NFPA 99 certification guarantees that the medical piping infrastructure is designed to deliver gases like oxygen, nitrogen, and nitrous oxide with precision and reliability. This is especially critical during emergencies, surgeries, and intensive care scenarios.

Why is important a NFPA 99 Certification

In the ever-evolving healthcare landscape, patient safety remains the highest priority for healthcare providers. Every aspect of healthcare delivery must adhere to stringent standards, from state-of-the-art medical equipment to rigorous hygiene protocols. One often overlooked yet crucial element of patient care is the medical piping infrastructure, which plays a pivotal role in ensuring the safety and well-being of patients. This is where NFPA 99 Healthcare Facilities Code Certification comes into play.


  1. Risk Mitigation: By adhering to NFPA 99 standards, healthcare facilities minimize the risk of gas leaks, contamination, and improper pressure regulation. These issues can result in patient harm, compromised care quality, and costly litigation.
  2. Enhancing Facility Reputation: Patient trust and confidence in healthcare facilities are paramount. Certification serves as a symbol of commitment to patient safety and quality care. It can also be a valuable marketing tool, attracting patients and partners who prioritize safety.
  3. Long-term Cost Savings: Investing in NFPA 99 certification may require an initial outlay, but it pays off in the long run. The code’s stringent guidelines ensure that systems are designed and maintained for longevity, reducing the risk of costly repairs and replacements.



For the aforementioned reasons, our staff has been evaluated and certified in accordance with current standards for the proper installation of medical pipes. ACI Mechanical, always committed to safety!

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