New research explores hospital indoor air quality and infection control

Two studies look at open-plan ward design, ventilation strategies and energy management

By Healthcare Facilities Today

Two hospital ventilation and environmental management studies are exploring hospital indoor air quality and infection control for future healthcare building designs, according to a Specification Online article.

One recent study is looking into the effect of airflow in open plan and partitioned ‘Nightingale’ style wards, the other examines how hospital environments, ventilation strategies and energy management will need to evolve to the long term effects of climate change.

Read the article.


September 4, 2013

Topic Area: Environmental Services

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