Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Hospitals articles below.
This annual competition highlights outstanding projects completed by its contractor members in partnership with architects, designers, and Starnet-aligned manufacturing partners.
Guidance for designing circadian-effective lighting in K-12 classrooms and hospital patient rooms, while avoiding increased energy use, is now available from the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Clorox Healthcare Spore* Defense Cleaner Disinfectant is a ready-to-use, low odor bleach that kills C. difficile in five minutes.
Med-tech companies partner to provide chemical-free hospital-grade UV decontamination technology to protect healthcare and frontline workers.
The World Economic Forum has shared an open letter from 11 CEOs that offers support in the expansion, construction, and deployment of hospital facilities.
A study from Condair shows raising air humidity by humidification reduces the risk of virus spread in hospitals and other buildings at low-cost and without causing negative effects.
The legislation protects healthcare workers by requiring employers to implement comprehensive, worker-driven workplace violence prevention plans.
Learning a lesson from the impact of power failure during a natural disaster, Citizens Medical Center added emergency power to its emergency room and beyond.
Vystar Corp.'s new and improved air purifiers feature longer-lasting, more effective UV light for more efficient inactivation of viruses and bacteria.
Smart bathroom design can be a big factor in preventing healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs). Check out this infographic from Sloan to learn more.
More than half of hospitals' power systems were built before benefits and demands of IoT were known, according to a new Schneider Electric survey.
The first public infrastructure bank in the nation to focus on energy resilience will help four New Jersey hospitals stay up and running during outages.
A new report from JLL reveals five ways hospitals are applying advanced data analytics to improve operational performance of buildings, property, and equipment.
From cleanliness and accessibility to heavy wear, wayfinding, and promoting a healing environment, hospitals face a unique, stringent set of challenges. Flooring is no exception.
Facility manager wants to learn about CMMS software being used in hospital applications
Ebola virus may be new to U.S., but unsafe patient conditions predate its presence here. One consulting firm suggests that hospitals and healthcare organizations prepare their facilities.
The book was developed by a committee representing a diverse group of energy professionals drawn from ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), the Department of Energy (DOE), and the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
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The facility was chosen for the study due to its already energy efficient operations.
The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), in conjunction with the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH), awarded the 2011 Patient Safety Initiative at America’s Public Hospitals Leadership Award to Harborview Medical Center.