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Hospital Air Conditioning

How to Test Indoor Air Quality

In our previous articles, we explained the importance of testing indoor air quality and the various airborne contaminants that building occupants are exposed to.

In this article, we’re going to discuss how to test indoor air quality.

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HEPA Versus MERV Filters for Your HVAC System

High quality air is essential for the health and comfort of a building’s occupants. Filters play a major role in achieving clean air by eliminating airborne particles such as dust, allergens, bacteria, viruses, and other harmful micro-organisms.

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What is an Air Handling Unit and What is its Purpose?

An air handling unit, also referred to as an AHU, is a system of various components housed in a large, accessible box-shaped unit called a module. The module houses the appropriate ventilation requirements for the air-conditioning, purifying, or renewing of the air in an indoor space.

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HVAC and its role in preventing infections in Intensive Care Units

Apart from the role HVAC plays in creating a comfortable and safe environment for ICU patients and staff, HVAC also plays a crucial role in determining infection rates.

The essential function of HVAC is to heat and cool air, humidify, and dehumidify air as well as filter and distribute air.

All of the above functions result in an overall conditioning of air, which helps prevent contamination and cross-contamination from occurring.

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Building Ventilation and the Omicron Variant

Although the new Omicron Variant is still being studied by medical professionals, one thing is clear about it and that is that it is more transmissible than its predecessors. What this means is that positive cases are quickly on the rise and, naturally, the world is panicking despite the notably milder symptoms experienced by those infected with SARS-CoV-2 Omicron.

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Medical Air Conditioners & Airborne Viruses

Our expertise in air conditioning extends to the technology required for a number of different medical spaces. This includes pharmacies, clinics, surgeries, hospitals and vets and dentist air conditioning needs.

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Why Medical Facilities Need Air Conditioners

Medical air conditioners are essential for hospitals as they cover large spaces, and are perfect for heating, ventilation and air conditioning.

It may not be the reason why patients begin to heal, however, clean air and good conditions always make a difference when someone is in pain or trying to recover.

Air Options is proud to be a part of the process of healing, providing hospitals and medical facilities with air conditioners which have a number of benefits in these spaces.

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