U.S. healthcare providers are among our most prolific consumers of energy on a building-by-building basis, and also one of our largest contributors of waste. Here's how the industry is starting to be mindful of environmental as well as patient health.
Technology prevents mold, bacteria from building up on coils, enhances efficiency
Cogeneration solution to save $1.5 million a year and can heat and power the hospital’s inpatient units for months if the electric grid goes down
Effort to address water consumption at veterans facility, where drought conditions impact operating costs
Installation on side of structure expected to offset facility's energy use by 10 percent
If your line of work has you involved in pharmaceutical laboratory construction or retrofitting, chances are very good that the topic of conversation has, at some recent point, turned to USP 797, a set of guidelines for preparing prescription drugs.
As discussed in my last post, indoor air quality (IAQ) is of critical concern in hospitals and other medical facilities where airborne contaminants are particularly hazardous to both patients and medical workers.
Indoor air quality is a concern in any commercial environment but it is particularly significant in hospitals and other healthcare facilities where the spread of environmental and airborne pathogens can have particularly serious consequences.
This new display brings to life visually the technological ingenuity of TOTO’s feature products.
The CDC notes that approximately one in 25 U.S. patients contract at least one infection during the course of their hospital care.
Mini splits offer that individual control for rooms and smaller spaces without making an entire building uncomfortable.
At the 2016 AHR Expo, 60,000 industry professionals and nearly 2,000 exhibitors reviewed the latest and best products in the heating, air conditioning, ventilation and refrigeration industry.
Wherever water is at a premium, high efficiency toilets can help reduce water use.
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