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Managing Your Hospital Building Can Save Patient Lives

The history of our battle against infections and airborne disease is fascinating. Expand your knowledge and then sharpen your process for evaluating product options to craft better strategies for reducing these health risks.
By Stephanie H. Taylor, M.D.
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Hospitalization per se is now the third-leading cause of death in the U.S. How did this happen?
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Filtration helps efficiency to soar at Denver Airport

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At 35,000 acres, Denver International Airport (DIA) is the largest airport site in North America, and the second largest in the world. More than 53 million passengers travel through the airport annually.
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Screen Filter: Orival Inc.

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After years of research to reduce the complexity of its electric water filters, Orival Inc. has launched its new ORE/A Automatic Self-Cleaning Screen Filter line of products.


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Pleated bag filter: United Air Specialists

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United Air Specialists has developed a new pleated bag filter that replaces traditional filter bags and cages. Each pleated bag filter has a one-piece construction design, which allows it to be used in new systems or as a simple retrofit in existing bag house equipment for improved system performance.


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Cooling The Classics

By Kurt A. Karnatz, P.E., CEM, LEED, AP and Jose L. Orta, M.E.
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University of Chicago has combined an underground library with a domed reading room. Throw in a restoration room for work on rare and sensitive materials, and you have a three-tiered engineering challenge for ventilation, humidification, dehumidification, and filtration.
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Campus unclogs coils, frees up funds

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“Too warm.” “Too stuffy.” “Not enough airflow.” These were just a few of the countless complaints that facilities managers of the Basic Medical Science Building at the University of New Mexico were receiving on a regular basis.
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Solving Indoor Airborne Disease Transmission Problems

By Steven Welty LEED® ap,
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The author describes how toilet flushes aerosolize germs sending them airborne to soar around and infect their next victim(s) because bathrooms are designed backwards. Learn novel ways to control and clean bathroom air to help control airborne disease transmission problems. So feel free to hold your nose as you learn about how you can help protect people’s health within your client’s buildings.
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Guest Column: Perforated Materials In High-Purity IAQ Applications

By Shawn Windley
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Nowhere is the quality of indoor IAQ more important than in the operating room (OR) of a hospital.
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Low-speed fans team with UV light to improve IAQ at Rwandan hospital

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Low-speed fans provide needed ach at this remote mountain hospital. All buildings, regardless of age, are susceptible to IAQ deficiencies. Chemical exposure from new construction, tight building envelopes, and humidity
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Better filtration, better fertility?

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New filters and a monitoring system helped the Carolina Conceptions Fertility Clinic increase its success rate. Since Carolina Conceptions Fertility Clinic opened its doors in August 2006, it has become
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