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Archive for the ‘Healthcare’ Category

How Updated CDC Guidance on COVID Transmission Impacts HVAC Systems

With COVID-19 impacting our daily lives for almost a year at this point, wearing a mask and spacing out in the cashier lines has become a familiar feeling for us. As the scientific community has published more information about this virus and how it spreads, we can more intelligently discuss the usage of HVAC to mitigate spread in buildings that are reopening. 

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Tags: Healthcare

Healing Through Energy Efficiency

The Challenge

  • Incomplete original construction documents
  • Multiple workspace reconfigurations
  • Reduce utilities consumption spend by $250,000 annually

The Solution

  • Conducted energy assessment to identify root causes of operational inefficiencies

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Tags: Healthcare, Project Highlights

Solve the Performance Challenges of Your Healthcare Facility

Keeping a facility operating around the clock is no small job. Add in aging systems with device and sensor issues, and you have a facility that has too much variance in patient comfort, takes too much time to operate and uses too much energy to run.

 

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Tags: Building Services, Energy Services, Healthcare, New Construction

Health Care Renovation – HVAC and Plumbing

Tags: Healthcare, Plumbing

ASHRAE 170 Pressure Room Pressurization

Certain rooms in a healthcare building should be correctly pressurized with respect to surrounding areas. If rooms are not properly pressurized, an imbalance may exist between the supply and exhaust rates for the room. The following are examples of positively pressurized rooms:

  • Operating Rooms
  • Delivery Rooms
  • Trauma Rooms
  • Laser Eye Rooms
  • Pharmacy
  • Surgical Supply Clean Workrooms and Sterile Storage

 

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Tags: Healthcare, Mechanical