HVAC

Long Island VA center’s air quality repairs prioritized

Sen. Chuck Schumer wants Washington to fast track $15 million in funds

4/17/2018


Manitoba healthcare facilities receive funding for HVAC, pump upgrades

The Manitoba government has approved over 120 healthcare facility maintenance projects

4/11/2018


Florida Gov. signs bills mandating backup power at nursing homes

The legislation require the facilities to have a generator capable of keeping nursing homes and assisted living facilities at 81 degrees or lower for four days

4/5/2018


Grounding of HVAC motor shafts protects bearings, lowers repair costs

Maximum energy efficiency is the cornerstone of a long and growing list of building certification initiatives such as LEED, Green Globes, Zero Energy Buildings, Living Building Challenge, and Energy Star for Buildings

4/5/2018


Air disinfection in an inpatient pharmacy using a shielded ultraviolet C system

A tertiary care hospital’s success story

3/28/2018


Maximizing healthcare facility HVAC system output

HVAC optimization involves automatically controlling HVAC systems to deliver work at energy-efficient levels

3/27/2018


Customers, research & development are lifeblood of evaporative cooling tower innovations

Customers actively seek energy efficiency, easy installation, low maintenance and operational reliability

3/22/2018


Cooling failures at fertility clinics may have damaged hundreds of eggs

San Francisco fertility clinic experienced a liquid nitrogen failure in a storage tank holding thousands of frozen eggs and embryos

3/21/2018


Safety precautions for hospital construction projects

The expansion of existing healthcare facilities requires planning for the safety of both patients and construction workers

3/19/2018


HVAC experts suggest natural ventilation be allowed in most spaces outside of operating rooms

Natural ventilation is defined as the transport of fresh air through non-mechanical means, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/16/2018


New nursing homes backup power rules go to Florida lawmakers

The rule was issued after residents died in a sweltering South Florida nursing home following Hurricane Irma

3/8/2018


When fresh air in hospitals went out the window

Hospital went from luxury resorts to windowless boxes in the 1940s

3/8/2018


Surgeon links double lung transplant to surgical smoke

After years of inhaling surgical plume, surgeon was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

3/6/2018



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