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‘Intelligent’ taps cut consumption

‘Intelligent’ taps cut consumption

The requirement to eliminate the spread of bacteria through healthcare environments can, Conti + UK maintains, ‘be significantly aided with the introduction of touch-free products’, but, it adds, “the benefits of ‘intelligent’ taps only just begin with hygiene and convenience”.
Tilting mirror with ‘ergonomic’ lever

Tilting mirror with ‘ergonomic’ lever

To complement its wide selection of grab bars, shower seats, and accessories, Delabie has added a new, ergonomic, stylish, and easy-to-install tilting mirror to its offering of products designed for people with reduced mobility.
Cutting shower cleaning costs

Cutting shower cleaning costs

Challis Water Controls says that following its introduction of a quarterly disposable shower replacement scheme, NHS Trusts across the UK are now realising that ‘it is cheaper, safer, and best practice, to regularly replace shower and hoses rather than attempt to clean old showers each quarter’.
A ‘new benchmark’ for macerator infection control

A ‘new benchmark’ for macerator infection control

Haigh has collaborated with ‘antimicrobial technology experts’, TECcare, to develop what it says is ‘a unique macerator disinfection system’.
Andrews ‘re-vamps’ sizing tool

Andrews ‘re-vamps’ sizing tool

Andrews Water Heaters has launched a ‘new and improved’ version of its original sizing tool for water heater specification, Size-it.
‘Total compliance in less time’

‘Total compliance in less time’

Seeking to ‘revolutionise’ the way estates teams countrywide deal with the ACoP L8’s requirement for quarterly de-scaling and deep cleaning of showerheads and hoses, Dupal UK says its L8 Shower system ‘truly is a simple solution’.
New recruit’s wealth of experience

New recruit’s wealth of experience

The Water Hygiene Centre has announced that Phil Lonsdale has joined as senior consultant/Authorising Engineer (Water).
Easier compliance with water testing regimes

Easier compliance with water testing regimes

TME Thermometers has developed a dedicated Legionella temperature range of products to speed up and simplify compliance with ACoP L8 water testing.

Northern expansion for Guardian Water Treatment

‘Continuing nationwide growth’ has seen provider of air and water hygiene services, Guardian Water Treatment, open a new office in Leeds, expanding from its Essex base to better serve its northern operations.
Grant funding to aid water savings

Grant funding to aid water savings

ADSM says its ‘unique governmentapproved grant programme’, Aquafund, offers organisations seeking to reduce water consumption and cost at no capital cost access to grant funding via a direct access NHS framework, ‘with typical savings of between 15 and 30%’.
Washroom specification simplified

Washroom specification simplified

Bristan says it ‘continues to champion innovation in the healthcare market’, having last year launched various updates to its current product offering, including the updated H64 tap, Solo tap, and infrared range.
Pseudalert recommended in ‘Blue Book’

Pseudalert recommended in ‘Blue Book’

Pseudalert, ‘the 24-hour test for detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa’, has now been accepted by the UK Standing Committee of Analysts for the analysis of drinking water, and is specified as a recommended method in the Committee’s ‘Blue Book’ publication, The Microbiology of Drinking Water (MoDW) Part 8 – Methods for the isolation and enumeration of Aeromonas and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Helping limited money go further

Clarke Energy says it is proud to have reached 67 MW of installed CHP capacity within the NHS.
The market’s ‘smartest’ 1 MW turbine energy system

The market’s ‘smartest’ 1 MW turbine energy system

Capstone Turbine Corporation’s 1 MW Capstone C1000S microturbine is part of the company’s new Signature series of microturbine energy systems; it is also available in 600 kW and 800 kW versions.
Potential to cut sector’s energy expenditure ‘by millions’

Potential to cut sector’s energy expenditure ‘by millions’

Even with the Government cash injection announced in the spring Budget, pressure is mounting within the healthcare sector to make cost savings across the board.

A modular back-up solution

CHP is often used in district heating networks, for which the Government has announced support via a £320 m investment in the next five years.
Stoke Hospital ‘delivers on green ambition’

Stoke Hospital ‘delivers on green ambition’

The Royal Stoke University Hospital, part of University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, has installed a high efficiency ENER-G CHP system to improve its environmental performance and reduce energy costs.
‘Low-carbon’ energy centre opens

‘Low-carbon’ energy centre opens

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust chose last month’s NHS Sustainability Day 2017 to open its new low-carbon energy centre at Scarborough Hospital.
Working With Commitment and Flexibility

Working With Commitment and Flexibility

Medical Air Technology (MAT) has completed work on a major seven-theatre upgrade project at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, the largest single site hospital in the country and one of the highest performing NHS organisations.
Specialist glass ‘quality-assured’

Specialist glass ‘quality-assured’

Wardray Premise has been the agent for speciality glass from Corning – a ‘world leader’ in radiation shielding glass – for many years, meaning that Wardray glass products provided for facilities such as hospital X-ray rooms ‘are high quality, meet European standards, and have excellent physical properties, such as good visual clarity’.

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