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What Is an Integrated Operating Room Ceiling System?

Posted by Price Critical Environments on August 2, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Price Ultrasuite Combines HVAC and LED Lighting in One Revolutionary System

Integrated operating room ceiling systems consolidate multiple services in a single system to streamline supply, installation and on-site coordination. Price Industries’ Ultrasuite® system (pat. 10,401,049) combines hospital-grade LED lighting with precision-equalized laminar airflow diffusers to eliminate the traditional “light ring” and open valuable ceiling space for surgical equipment – all while mitigating contamination in the surgical zone.

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Topics: Diffusers, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, Critical Environments, Lighting, ASHRAE 170

How Is ASHRAE Standard 170 Applied to Hospital Operating Rooms?

Posted by Price Critical Environments on July 19, 2022 at 10:00 AM

An Overview of Air Distribution and Filtration Requirements

The main goal of operating room air distribution design is to maintain a contaminant-free surgical zone around the patient and surgical team. Patient well-being is critical, and a well-designed air distribution system can help mitigate surgical site infections.

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Topics: Diffusers, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, Critical Environments, ASHRAE 170

What Is Laminar Flow?

Posted by Price Critical Environments on July 5, 2022 at 10:16 AM

Examining the Science of Laminar Flow and How It’s Used in HVAC Applications

Laminar flow is a type of fluid motion characterized by smooth parallel layers, or laminae, that can slide relative to each other with little to no mixing. This is in contrast to turbulent flows, where chaotic changes in pressure and velocity can be observed as vortices, or eddies (reverse swirling currents), and where much more mixing occurs within the fluid.

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Topics: Diffusers, HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering, Critical Environments

Accentuate and Integrate with Color and Finishes

Posted by Price Industries on March 15, 2022 at 10:09 AM

Unlimited Options for Your Design

In this blog series, we’re discussing how to achieve excellent indoor air quality without sacrificing the aesthetics of a space. Part one of the series looked at how long, continuous lengths of linear slot diffusers can integrate overhead mixed air distribution into highly architectural spaces, and part two dug deeper into the border style options available to achieve the desired appearance for a wide variety of applications.

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Topics: GRD, Diffusers, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, Price Technical Center, Architecture

Accentuate and Integrate with Border Styles

Posted by Price Industries on March 1, 2022 at 12:47 PM

How to Select the Best Slot Diffuser Border for Your Space

In the first post in this series, we discussed how long, continuous lengths of linear slot diffusers can integrate overhead mixed air distribution into highly architectural spaces to achieve excellent indoor air quality without sacrificing aesthetics.

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Topics: GRD, Diffusers, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, Architecture

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