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Humidity issues in your hospital pharmacy?
Controlling the humidity in a hospital pharmacy is crucial for maintaining the effectiveness of the medications, ensuring the proper functioning of equipment, and complying with regulatory standards such as USP 797 for compounding pharmacies. High humidity can also promote the growth of mold and bacteria, which could compromise sterility and patient safety.Here are several strategies to address [...MORE]

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How do I read a psychrometric chart?
A psychrometric chart is a graphical representation of the psychrometric properties of air. It is used extensively by those in the fields of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R), and also in other fields like meteorology and agriculture. The chart plots the properties of air, such as temperature, humidity, and dew point, among others, and can be quite complex to [...MORE]

Service Area: HVAC Test and Balance
MERV 13 Filter, Is it really necessary?
Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV) rates the overall effectiveness of air filters. Higher MERV ratings correspond to greater filtration efficiency. The MERV 13 filter is highly efficient and can capture both large and microscopic particles, including bacteria, viruses, and allergens. It's commonly used in settings requiring superior air quality like hospitals and laboratories.However, [...MORE]

Reminder- Change your filters in your commercial building.
Neglecting to change the air filters in your commercial building can lead to several issues, including:Poor Indoor Air Quality: Air filters are responsible for capturing and filtering out pollutants such as dust, pollen, mold spores, bacteria, and other particulates. If they're not changed regularly, these pollutants can circulate throughout the building, potentially causing health problems [...MORE]

Service Area: HVAC Test and Balance
Should I hire a Commissioning agent or do it myself?
A commissioning agent, also known as a CxA, plays an essential role in a commercial project. They ensure all building systems function as per the owner's project requirements, design documents, and construction documents. Here's why you might want to hire a commissioning agent instead of trying to handle it yourself:Expertise: A good commissioning agent brings a level of expertise and [...MORE]

Service Area: Building Commissioning