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.
November 17, 2020
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.
November 05, 2020
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.
October 27, 2020
October 20, 2020
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.
October 15, 2020
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.
October 06, 2020
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.
October 01, 2020
Monitoring air quality is crucial for maintaining the safety of the population during wildfires. Although a proper air quality measurement requires several calculations, monitoring one of the parameters contributing to air quality can be a useful indicator. One such parameter is PM2.5.
September 22, 2020
Power meters are used in a wide variety of applications to measure electricity use on a more granular level than the main utility meter. Power meters, or submeters as they can sometimes be referred to as, can tell you where, how, and how much electricity is being used in the building.
September 17, 2020
I2C stands for an integer-integrated circuit. This is a commonly used communication protocol that is flexible enough to be used for a wide variety of applications. Specifically, I2C is a serial communication method with bi-directional two-wire communication. Any sensors and secondary devices only communicate when asked to by the primary.