Dave Palmer, General manager for the UK and Ireland at temperature control specialist, ICS Cool Energy, takes a look at some of the key heating and cooling demands on hospitals and other healthcare facilities, and at how these can be met in a sustainable and efficient way. He also discusses the benefits of temporary hire of heating and cooling equipment – an area in which the company has particular expertise.
In hospitals and other healthcare facilities, the right temperature, humidity, and air quality are all essential to ensure comfortable and healthy conditions for patients, staff, and visitors. Meanwhile, a constant supply of hygienic hot water is essential for a wealth of hospital functions – from patient bathing to the operation of laundry and sterile services departments. With growing demand to reduce carbon emissions, the healthcare estates and healthcare engineering personnel responsible for ensuring that such parameters are met, however, are simultan