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High-quality air for health and healing

Exploring the importance of good air quality and how it should be a key consideration in the design of healthcare facilities in a post-COVID era

MAT delivers a new CL3 laboratory for University Hospital Crosshouse

The upgraded laboratory increases the hospital’s Containment Level 3 capacity, allowing it to work with a wider range of pathogens, including coron...

Validair Diamond Scientific supports Royal Marsden Hospital with validation of new cleanroom suites

The company delivered a comprehensive package of support to make the regional QA Audit a success that resulted in operational approval being granted

HVAC-R insulation helps beat winter challenges

Tom Merton of Armacell explores how healthcare facilities can save energy through the installation of energy-efficient HVAC thermal insulation

Special report: Ventilating hospitals 'key' to fight against COVID-19

We look at the latest evidence which shows how ventilation can have a positive impact on the control of pathogens in healthcare environments

Scientists call for review of link between humidity and respiratory health in wake of COVID-19

Global petition calls on World Health Organization to set clear guidelines on minimum air humidity levels in public buildings

When hospital buildings aren’t healthy

Andrew Cooper, managing director of Smartlouvre Technology, reveals how the very-latest in solar shading solutions could help hospitals create the...

NHS hospitals 'waste thousands' ditching luxury fans

Hospitals throwing out costly Dyson bladeless fans over infection fears

Artic appointed HVAC supplier to Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS

Three-year contract covers all planned preventative maintenance at two hospital sites

Do users benefit from HEPA air filters on hand dryers?

Neil Butler of Mitsubishi Electric discusses whether hospital washrooms can benefit from high-performance HEPA technology

NHS Lothian to save £644,000 on energy bills every year

Upgrade and improvements to energy centre at St John’s Hospital bring guaranteed savings for NHS trust

Why temperature control and air quality are vital for the healthcare sector

Guilia Kapp of Daikin explains why air quality is so important within hospitals, improving the environment and protecting those vulnerable to disease

Case study: Steam systems all go at cancer research facility

Spirax Sarco works with The Beatson Institute for Cancer Research to enhance steam system performance

Keeping cool in a crisis

Many critical healthcare applications rely on precise temperature control, so having a contingency plan in place for chillers and boilers is essent...