Healthcare HVAC Systems
Chadwick Service Company has extensive experience installing, maintaining and optimizing HVAC systems in Philadelphia area hospitals, nursing homes, surgical outpatient facilities, rehabilitation facilities and other healthcare organizations. With our deep expertise in the unique requirements for healthcare HVAC systems, Chadwick Service provides integrated solutions that deliver positive impacts on patient outcomes, safety, staff satisfaction, and your bottom line.
HVAC systems in healthcare facilities have significantly different expectations and regulations than in other industries This includes unique requirements for air quality, filtration, and energy conservation. Your system must meet expectations for patient care, staff comfort, operating costs, sustainability, and compliance.
Healthcare HVAC systems typically require:
- No cross movement of air between departments;
- Ventilation and filtration to reduce contamination from odors, airborne microorganisms, hazardous chemicals, and radioactive substances;
- Different temperature and humidity requirements between departments;
- Design requirements to minimize the risk of transmission of airborne viruses and bacteria to preserve a healing and sterile environment for patients and staff;
- Compliance with ASHRAE and other regulatory standards.
Chadwick Service Company provides commercial HVAC maintenance, emergency repairs, and upgrade services to Philadelphia area hospitals and healthcare organizations. Our maintenance plans are critical to your system’s consistent 24/7 efficient operation. Partnering with Chadwick Service Company eliminates unnecessary distractions and hazardous situations so you can provide the healthcare experience your patients expect.
Our HVAC Services for Healthcare Facilities Include:
- Infection control to reduce contact transmission, droplet transmission, and airborne transmission
- Isolation rooms: airborne infection isolation and protective environment rooms, including negative pressure rooms and positive pressure isolation rooms
- Special considerations for emergency departments
- Ante rooms: Anteroom negative, Anteroom positive, and Anteroom net neutral
- Room pressure monitors
- Directional control of airflow
- Air distribution and filtration
- High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters
- Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI)
- Odor control
- Local exhaust ventilation and exhaust fans
- Air distribution duct work
- Temperature and humidity controls
- Cooling towers
- Energy conservation measures:
- Optimal room pressurization
- Efficient filtration
- Optimized air distribution
- Optimized equipment sizing
- Heat recovery devices