Healthcare

HEALTHCARE

Healthcare facilities face unique challenges because they are very energy intensive, are packed with a multitude of sensitive specialized controls and equipment, and must maintain the highest standards at all times. The following are a selection of technologies that we distribute that are of specific relevance to healthcare facilities:

Our technological solutions are diverse, but the unifying theme in everything we offer to our roster of sophisticated clients is that they help facility managers and owners to improve the intelligence, efficiency and reliability of every aspect of their building’s performance.

TECHNOLOGIES DESIGNED FOR
THE HEALTHCARE SECTOR

 

ENERGY CONSERVATION TECHNOLOGIES

eTime Energy

ETIME HEATSHIELD SOLAR WINDOW COATING
• Blocks UV & IR while transmitting visible light, almost invisible
• Reduces solar heat gain & cooling cost while increasing occupant comfort
• Professionally installed & long lasting and 15 year manufacturer guarantee
• Qualifies for IESO saveONenergy Conservation Incentive

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HANITATEK SOLARZONE SOLAR WINDOW FILMS
• Reduces solar heat gain & increases comfort
• Reduces summer air conditioning costs

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HEAT SAVING SYSTEMS ENTRANCE PEDESTRIAN AIR CURTAINS
• Electrical and hot water heated models
• Numerous design options for above, beside and in front of doors
• Reduces winter heat loss and summer air conditioning loss

HEAT SAVING SYSTEMS ENTRANCE FREIGHT AND GARAGE DOOR AIR CURTAINS
• Ambient and heated models
• Reduces loss of winter building heat
• Qualifies for Enbridge & Union Gas Incentives

PEDESTRIAN, FREIGHT & GARAGE ENTRANCE DOOR AIR CURTAINS

  • Prevent the out-rush of expensive heated/cooled conditioned building air at busy entrances
  • Effectively stops in-rush of cold dry winter air, wind & snow and hot humid summer air
  • Increase comfort of patients, visitors and staff
  • Eliminate unproductive cold exclusion zones near building entrances
  • Reduce risk of entrance area slip & fall accident risk
  • Reduce floor cleaning costs due to reduced tracked in or blown in precipitation
  • Wide selection of floor and wall mounted models designed for every style of entrance door
  • Electric heated, hot water heated or unheated models available; many with utility incentives

RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES

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Solar Shingles Canada Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Shingle System

  • Canadian designed modular steel roof shingles roofing system
  • Shingle units including wiring connect together easily like Lego®
  • Provides a highly durable roof that will last for 25 years (double typical life asphalt shingles).
  • Generates large amounts of electricity throughout the long northern summer
  • Low voltage shingle wiring can be installed by any qualified by roofer
  • Electrician only needed for final system connection to building inverter at end of installation
  • Systems are shipped as a complete kit with all components including shingles and wiring
  • Can help reduce reliance on diesel power all summer long.

OPERATIONS & CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES

Autani Corporation

Autani Wireless Retrofit Building Automation and Control Systems

  • Reduce power consumption for lighting, HVAC & plug loads and major equipment
  • Monitor and automatically turn off and on electrical devices including lights, electrical
  • Managers can easily create and modify on/off schedules for numerous devices
  • Monitor and control all electrical devices from your own local Autani Control Centre
  • Can incorporate thermostats, light meters, humidity meters to help monitor operations
  • Provides you with round-the clock 365 year per year monitoring, control and security
  • Each individual device monitor and controller is inexpensive and easy to install
  • System is fully modular to enable you to gradually build your system
  • Once installed Autani devices and system need almost no maintenance.
  • You maintain control over your system, but Autani is available to help with a 24 support lin

Eagle Technology

Eagle Technology Proteus Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)

  • PC and cloud based software program to help  manage all assets
  • Systems used globally to manage buildings, vehicles, equipment and infrastructure
  • Proteus help you to manage your assets all through their product life cycle
  • Proteus records the purchase of equipment, supplies and the contact services.
  • Proteus is used to plan, schedule, undertake and record all anticipates maintenance work
  • Proteus is also used to manage, respond to and document unplanned emergency repairs
  • Use Proteus to manage part supplies to ensure you have inventory when and where needed
  • Use Proteus to schedule contractor and maintenance staff work and travel including costs
  • Proteus generates a wide range of reports based on any criteria or time period you need
  • Proteus is used by Kasabonika Lake First Nation (ON) nd Hartley Bay First Nation (BC)
  • Proteus is used by Agriculture & AgriFoods Canada, CSA and Woodbine Casino & Race Track
  • Easy to learn software enables rapid deployment and adaptation by office and field staff
  • Effectively manages assets & part inventories
  • Schedule and control operations staff & contractors and schedules& costs
  • Produces a wide array of standard and easily customized management and financial reports
  • Cloud-based architecture all system users across large facilities or located at multiple sites
  • Connects office computers with field staff mobile devices
  • Service request portal connects all staff
  • Incorporates RFID tags for asset tracking, bar codes for auditing
  • Interfaces with BACnet and LON based Building Automation Systems

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Elspec Power Quality Meters and Customized Power Quality Remediation Systems

  • Elspec power quality systems identify and fix many types of power quality problems
  • Elspec systems resolve phase imbalances, broadband harmonics, surge, sag and spikes
  • Elspec systems are used in wind turbines and diesel generators to clean power produced
  • Elspec cleans power corrupted by heavy equipment used in drilling, mining and forestry
  • Elspec protects vulnerable controls, computers and telecommunication equipment
  • Elspec conserves valuable power by converting dirty power” into usable clean power

ELSPEC POWER QUALITY ANALYSIS METERS & POWER QUALITY REMEDIATION: IDENTIFY & RESOLVE POWER SUPPLY ISSUES THAT CAN NEGATIVELY IMPACT RADIOLOGY & MEDICAL EQUIPMENT COMPUTERS & ELEVATORS

  • World class power quality meters & conditioning systems
  • Uncover and repair problems
  • Identify and repair phase imbalances, broadband harmonics, power surge, sag, spikes etc.
  • Conserve power by filtering out and recycling otherwise unusable power
  • Reduces waste heat due to unproductive power – and reduce air conditioning power costs
  • Protect building electrical system, base building equipment including elevators & computers
  • Extend life of all building electrical devices by providing a reliable clean power source

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HanitaTek SafetyZone Security and Privacy Window Films

  • Protect windows against damage from hail and wind storms and other environmental risks
  • Protect windows against vandalism, accidental explosion and break and entry.
  • Reduce risk of window breakage which can result in rapid loss of building heat
  • Addresses challenge of window repair and replacement in remote north especially in winter

FEATURED TECHNOLOGIES

PARADIGM MULTIMEDIA PATIENT ROOM TV, MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEMS

  • Patient room TV and computer systems designed for all healthcare environments.
  • Screens and keyboard meet stringent requirements for hospital infection control.
  • Integrated to run both television, computer functions and computer games.
  • Cost effective and extremely reliable name brand TV models
  • Easy plug and play installations, connect to and control set top boxes.
  • Systems work with all current pillow speaker models.
  • Ideal for both enhancing hospital revenue stream and for improving patient environment.

REPRESENTATIVE HEALTHCARE SECTOR PROJECTS

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

The following is a representative list of our professional and technical publications:

  • Apr 2012      Public Sector Life Cycle Asset Management: Federated Press
  • Jun 2010       Greening Your Parking Facilities, Parker, Canadian Parking Association
  • Dec 2008      Energy Management Magazine: The Benefits of Power Quality Improvement
  • May 2008     Canadian Energy Expo; Industrial Energy Conservation
  • Spring 2008 Building Strategies: Reducing Energy Costs
  • Dec 2007      Canadian Healthcare Facilities Magazine:
  •                        Preventing the Spread of Disease through Innovation
  • Nov 2007     Canadian Property Management Power Disturbances Damage Building Systems
  • Dec 2006      Canadian Healthcare Facilities Magazine
  •                        Power Quality & Power Factor, A New Focus on Energy
  • Mar 2006      Professional Engineers Ontario Dimensions Magazine:
  •                         Engineering Ethics & Sustainable Development
  • Jul/Aug 2004 Professional Engineers Ontario Dimensions Magazine:
  •                         Engineering Ethics in Practice

ORGANIZATIONS & RESOURCES