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January 12, 2021

Announcing Setra's Virtual Showcase

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, most in-person tradeshows for 2021 have been cancelled or rescheduled. Instead, this year Setra will be hosting a free, online Virtual Showcase.

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December 17, 2020

Case Study: Expanding Negative Pressure Isolation Rooms in a Hospital

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals are expanding their isolation room capacity. Currently, Brownfield Regional Medical Center is using the AIIR Watch to create extra isolation rooms for any infectious disease patients in their facility.

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December 01, 2020

Measuring Tank Level

Tank level can be measured in a variety of ways, and each method has its advantages and drawbacks. One of the most common methods for tank level measurements is the hydrostatic method. Hydrostatic pressure is a cost-effective way to measure tank level that doesn’t rely on the measurement being taken directly at the tank, unlike many other methods.

The hydrostatic method uses simple physics to measure tank level. The hydrostatic pressure of a liquid is equal to the height of the liquid above the location of the pressure measurement. The table below demonstrates how certain pressure ranges equal the accuracy of the height measurement.

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November 24, 2020

Monitoring at a Nurse's Station with CEMS

Today's healthcare environments necessitate monitoring a wide array of parameters for maximum patient and healthcare staff safety. Nurses and facilities professionals oversee many parameters from patient status to patient room conditions. In this era of constant monitoring, upgrading a hospital's technology to the next generation of a nurse's monitoring station can save time, provide much more relevant information at a glance, and reduce stress. Setra's Continuous Environmental Monitoring System (CEMS) combines in-room sensing hardware with software to centrally monitor all critical room conditions.

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November 17, 2020

Creating Isolation Spaces with Setra AIIR Watch

As COVID-19 is an ever-increasing problem, making facilities ready to handle potential spikes of the virus is paramount. The safest way to handle the virus is to create isolation rooms where it can be quarantined if it appears. Setra's AIIR Watch can be brought into various spaces to quickly create isolation rooms.

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November 05, 2020

In Case You Missed It: Setra's COVID Preparedness Webinar

Last week, Setra hosted a webinar focused on COVID preparedness and our latest product, the AIIR Watch. For more information on how best to prepare for potential spikes in COVID-19 and learn more about how the AIIR Watch can help create isolation spaces, watch this recording of the webinar.

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October 27, 2020

Setra's COVID Preparedness Webinar

Join Setra for an upcoming webinar on October 29 at 11am EST discussing how to prepare in the event of COVID-19 spikes. Featured products will include Setra Lite and the new Setra AIIR Watch.

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October 20, 2020

Case Study: Quarantine Safety in Schools

Reopening schools is always a challenge, made even more difficult this year by the pandemic. Now schools must also consider how to create a safe environment for both students and staff to use. SEEM Middle School was looking to do just that. SEEM is a collaborative school, meaning their students come from several communities because they were not making enough progress in either their previous placement or home district. With such a variety of students, SEEM is considered high needs and thus is staying open as their students benefit from in-person classes.

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October 15, 2020

Case Study: Negative Pressure in Dental Offices

The dental industry is currently one of the most at-risk industries during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since dental procedures create significant aerosolized particles, the risk for contracting COVID-19 or other airborne diseases is high, and thus many dentists are looking for ways to make their offices safer for patients and staff. DCAA Dental was searching for a simple, accurate, economical, and highly visible method to visualize whether or not a room was safely negatively pressurized.

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October 06, 2020

Understanding Your Electric Bill

To effectively manage energy consumption and develop plans for cost savings, it is crucial to understand your electric bill. Once you understand your electric bill, you can leverage that information to make changes to electrical consumption and ultimately save money.

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