16.02.2017

Nortec to Host Webinar: Healthcare Facility Building and Management

Balancing Indoor Air Hydration to Promote Occupant Health

Ottawa, Canada – Nortec is proud to announce it will be hosting a webinar with Engineered Systems Magazine on Thursday, February 23. This
webinar will help educate healthcare facility managers and building professionals on the importance of humidification and key benefits for people, process and technology.
“Indoor air quality and adequate humidification play a highly important role in occupant health,” said Duncan Curd, GM of Nortec. “Low indoor air quality in healthcare facilities leads to many problems, such as a higher instance of hospital-acquired infections and poor workplace health.”

Engineered Systems Magazine is an industry-leading publication presenting the latest in facility, consulting and mechanical engineering, concentrated on energy-efficient solutions for highperformance buildings. New technologies can
support energy and sustainability initiatives, including improving compliance with the latest ASHRAE 170 standards. By offering this webinar, Nortec hopes to improve education around healthy indoor climates to better support occupant health
and control energy use.

This webinar will highlight the importance of adequate communication between engineers and physicians in the development of healthcare facilities, how to identify proper humidification levels and maintain effective indoor air quality in your facility.

“The effects of ‘Dry Building Syndrome’ put an immense strain on an already-overextended healthcare and medical system,” said Duncan Curd. “By ensuring a consistent humidification level of 40% RH throughout healthcare buildings at all times, facilities can expect to experience a wide variety of benefits including reduced HAIs, improved patient outcomes, By ensuring a consistent humidification level of 40% RH
throughout healthcare buildings at all times, facilities can expect to
experience a wide variety of benefits including reduced HAIs, improved
patient outcomes, reduced absenteeism and better productivity. 

This webinar will discuss best practices and benefits of ensuring proper humidification for healthcare facilities, as well as confronting obstacles that could hinder occupant and workplace health and building efficiency.

The webinar will take place Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 2PM EST, featuring two speakers at the top of their fields: Dr. Stephanie Taylor MD, M Arch, CIC, RSPH (UK), MCABE and Steve Cutter, the Director of Engineering Services at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Click here to register and to learn more.

About Nortec (Member of the Condair Group)

With 600 employees, the Condair Group is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial and industrial humidification systems, setting standards globally for energy-efficient and hygienic solutions through its main Condair brand. Condair is represented in 16 countries by its own sales and service organisations and is supported by distribution partners in a further 50 countries. Condair operates production sites in Europe, North America and China.

 

For media inquires, please contact:

Caine Ruckstuhl
Marketing Director (ASP), Nortec
T: 613-804-0987   |    E: caine.ruckstuhl@humidity.com




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