Air quality, lighting, and water usage are of particular concern when re-commissioning a hospital or medical facility.
Temperature, humidity, and fresh air must be carefully controlled to enhance patient comfort and optimize the performance of specialized medical equipment. Current generation lighting saves energy and enhances safety.
Water usage in hospitals represents a good opportunity for savings due to 24/7 occupancy and high visitation rate. Effective water saving techniques can often justify the cost of the re-commissioning study.
Some notable issues when considering
re-commissioning a hospital include:
Chiller plant optimization because of 24/7 loading