Toronto General Hospital is undergoing a major retrofit of its central chilled water plant, one that will fundamentally improve the system’s capabilities and dramatically reduce electricity costs. The plant is essential to services at the hospital, providing chilled water to equipment and ventilation. It cools operating rooms, equipment for MRI and CT scans, servers, rooms with -80ºC freezers, the cyclotron, as well as all the clinics, patient rooms, and offices throughout TGH’s two million square feet. The new system will save the Continue reading
A snake plant, pictured above, is one of the many plants that can naturally filter your air. Near the end of this article there’s a link to six other plants that are also great air filters.
Making an indoor environment healthy for human occupants is not as simple as it seems. There are Continue reading