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Healthcare and Life Sciences

Avoiding Hot Water Issues

The January meeting of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) Chicago Chapter will feature a presentation on scald prevention due to the industry’s shift away from low-temperature hot water distribution. (Read More)

ESD Joins Life Sciences Development Team

New facility proposed for Chicago’s Fulton Market could add to city’s growing life sciences ecosystem. (Read More)

Choosing Right Fixtures Can Mitigate Spread of Infectious Diseases

There is no bigger topic worldwide today than figuring out how to reduce the spread of infectious diseases.
 

Infection Control Versus Water Temperature Safety

Higher water temperatures reduce dangerous pathogens but risk scalding. (Read More)

Ensuring Key MEP Infrastructure Needs When Retail Goes Medical

Already a strong trend pre-COVID-19, building owners are actively converting vacant retail spaces into a variety of health services clinics. Wellness, therapy, medical and veterinary services tenants must advocate for their unique space and MEP requirements before signing a lease. (Read More)

The Seemingly Impossible is Made Possible in McCormick Place

Rapidly turning a convention center into a makeshift health-care facility during a pandemic is no easy task. (Read More)

Can Fixture Selection Reduce the Spread of Infectious Diseases in Healthcare Facilities?

James Dipping share tips on selecting fixtures that eliminate or reduce the possibility of bacteria growth. (Read More)

How Unified Communication Platform Became a Lifeline for One Healthcare System

A major healthcare system in the Chicago area recently adopted a Unified Communication and Collaboration (UCC) platform as its standard and was starting to deploy the solution and train its first users.