Posts Tagged ‘hospital’

September 29, 2016

History of ventilation: “Enough ventilation to keep the air smelling sweet” for hospitals by Florence Nightingale!

Enough ventilation to keep the air smelling sweet In 1850, Florence Nightingale visited the military hospitals of the Crimean war and found them dirty and dangerous. The famous saying is that British soldiers have more chances dying in the hospitals than on the battlefield. She made changes in patient crowding, sanitation and ventilation. At that […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

May 10, 2016

Ventilation in hospitals! General design information for operating suites!

 Regardless of the selected air flow principle, the following data must be available for use based on the objectives set by users (User Requirement Specification (URS)): The required cutting a…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

May 4, 2016

Book of the month! HVAC Design Manual for Hospitals and Clinics!

The updated second edition of HVAC Design Manual for Hospitals and Clinics provides those involved in the design, installation, and commissioning of HVAC systems for hospitals with a comprehensive reference…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

May 3, 2016

Ventilation in hospitals! Ventilation in operating suites!

Perioperative design criterion has the standard two rating levels: Ultra Clean Air (high infection risk surgery) allowed the microbe is 10 CFU/m³ Clean Air (normal risk of infection in surgery)…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

April 29, 2016

Lint filters and humidifiers in ventilation in hospitals!

Lint filters shall be installed at air extract devices in a room in the hospital from at least the following rooms: operating theatres; preparation/layup rooms; other areas where lint is…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

April 20, 2016

Ventilation in hospitals – minimum design criteria!

Ventilation in Hospitals (CEN/TC 156/WG 18) states that in the design phase, all performance requirements should be defined. The requirements shall be precise and ensure that it is possible to…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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April 15, 2016

Ventilation in hospitals – standards and requirements!

Ventilation in Hospitals (CEN/TC 156/WG 18) is in review. The standards is divided in six parts: general requirements, operating suites, isolation rooms, sterilization room, treatment room, and other rooms. These…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

April 11, 2016

New video about “The hospital ventilation standard development”!

A new video recording of a presentation on “Sairaalailmanvaihdon standardikehityshanke” by Jukka Vasara is available for viewing here (link here). Jukka speaks in Finnish language and you can download the…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

March 18, 2016

New presentations available for download from seminar in Mikkeli! All about nZEB, ventilation in hospitals and DCV!

Download interesting presentations from the Swegon Air Academy seminar in Mikkeli in Finland, on 17th of March 2016 by Petra Vladykova Bednarova, Jukka Vasara, Mika Vuolle and Risto Kosonen. The seminar…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

March 10, 2016

Register and attend our seminar in Mikkeli in Finland next week on “Road to nZEB and hospital ventilation – simulations and new standards”!

We had experienced some issues with our servers, so the registration link  was not working properly. Email us at info@swegonairacademy.com if you are unsure if your registration went through. Please…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

February 15, 2016

New seminar in Mikkeli in Finland: “Road to nZEB and hospital ventilation – simulations and new standards”!

On March 17th, 2016 Swegon Air Academy will organize a seminar on “Road to nZEB and hospital ventilation – simulations and new standards” (link to the seminar).  Our lecturers will…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova