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April 14, 2022

IPsec for IPv6: Is it more secure than IPv4?

IP security, or IPsec, is a collection of standards for the security of transmitted sensitive information over unprotected networks. At the network level, IPsec protects and authenticates data packets being sent between IPsec devices. IPsec has several optional security features, the use of which can be dictated by local security policies:

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April 07, 2022

Safe Air for Healthcare Staff

Ventilation and air quality have been key focuses throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and will continue to remain important for many buildings, especially in healthcare. Creating and maintaining safe air for healthcare staff is vital. Whether in a staff office space, dental operatory, or even a staff break room, having a system in place to deliver clean air and dilute potential contaminants means a safer environment for staff.

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March 31, 2022

Wireless Data Loggers for Cold Storage Monitoring

Cold storage units are required for many highly sensitive products. Many biological products, such as blood and tissue samples or vaccines, require either low or ultra-low temperature storage. Depending on the type of vaccine, it may require refrigeration of to be stored in a low or ultra-low temperature freezer. Refrigerator storage is typically around 4°C/39°F; low temperature is typically -20°C to -40°C/-4°F to -40°F; ultra-low temperature storage is typically -40°C to -86°C/-40°F to -122°F.

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March 24, 2022

Hardware and Software for Cleanroom Environmental Monitoring

Cleanrooms are specially constructed, highly regulated environments for controlling atmospheric conditions and eliminating dust particles. As such, these spaces require continuous monitoring of many environmental parameters. Without this continuous monitoring, the quality of manufactured product and safety of cleanroom personnel could be at risk.

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March 10, 2022

HVAC Filter Status and Air Flow

HVAC systems have become a focus during the COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to combat the virus. Differential pressure transducers are an integral component of measuring and monitoring both filter status and air flow in HVAC systems, both of which are more crucial than ever.

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March 03, 2022

Monitoring Compounding Pharmacies with Setra CEMS

The quality of compounded medications, and therefore patient safety, is a critical concern for compounding pharmacies. Pharmacies performing compounded sterile preparations (CSPs) must meet specific cleanroom standards like those outlined in USP 797 and USP 800 to ensure sterile conditions and the quality of CSPs are maintained. As such, it is crucial environmental parameters stay within specified limits.

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February 24, 2022

Green Building Certification with LEED

Buildings have a considerable impact on the environment, using energy and other resources while generating potentially harmful waste. To reduce this impact, green building standards now encourage sustainable design. Although a building can be green without receiving green building certification, there are many benefits accompanying this certification.

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February 09, 2022

IPv6 Multicast

IPv4, the previous and widely used version of the internet protocol, was able to broadcast data to multiple devices. However, with IPv6, the latest internet protocol, broadcast has been replaced with multicast.

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January 27, 2022

Come Visit Setra at AHR!

From Monday Jan. 31 through Wednesday Feb. 2, Setra will be at AHR in Las Vegas! Come see us at booth C5712 and learn about our newest innovations for HVAC and Critical Environments!

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January 25, 2022

Best Methods for Creating Isolation Rooms On-Demand

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare facilities have needed to rapidly expand their isolation room capacity, since the safest way to handle the virus is to quarantine it in an isolation room. As such, the Airborne Infection Isolation Room has been a key aspect of COVID-19 responses across hospitals and healthcare systems.

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