How to Clear the Air in Emergency Departments

2019-02-06T03:21:23+00:00

By Allen Smith, Senior Mechanical Engineer Preventing infections is a challenge in any emergency department. In particular, communicable infections like tuberculosis, measles, and influenza can be spread through airborne pathogens, putting patients at risk. EDs need to consider how their [...]

How to Clear the Air in Emergency Departments2019-02-06T03:21:23+00:00

Temperature Complaints? One Way Facility Directors Can Resolve

2019-02-07T20:18:48+00:00

Many hospital facilities receive a plethora of “too hot/too cold” complaints from staff. Maintenance personnel may have no choice but to apply band-aid solutions to rapidly address user dissatisfaction. But by not addressing the root cause at a systemic [...]

Temperature Complaints? One Way Facility Directors Can Resolve2019-02-07T20:18:48+00:00

How To Not Be in the News for a Legionella Outbreak

2019-02-12T20:53:22+00:00

With the recent reports of Legionella in the news, many facility managers wonder if an outbreak could happen at their hospital. It can. The following environments in healthcare facilities offer the ideal environment for Legionella growth: Potable water system [...]

How To Not Be in the News for a Legionella Outbreak2019-02-12T20:53:22+00:00

What’s the Least Expensive Way to Solve Water Chiller System Issues?

2019-02-12T20:45:56+00:00

Most hospital facilities we work with have chilled water system issues. These issues tend to manifest as hot offices, unstable OR temperatures, or concerns of critical equipment failure. Many hospitals think the solution is to “add another chiller.”  In [...]

What’s the Least Expensive Way to Solve Water Chiller System Issues?2019-02-12T20:45:56+00:00