BIM Building Information Modelling, What It Is and Why Is It Important?
BIM, What Is It? BIM or Building Information Modelling is a process for creating and managing information on a construction project across the project lifecycle. One of the key outputs of this process is the Building Information Model, the digital description of every aspect of the built asset. This model draws on information assembled collaboratively […]
Pseudomonas, Simple Control Solution Available Now
Pseudomonas Aeruginosa poses a growing threat in healthcare applications because of its astonishing capacity for developing resistance to nearly all available antibiotics. This is due to the selection of mutations in its chromosomal genes and from its increasing ability to transfer resistance. Because of Psedomonas. aeruginosa’s incredible ability to dodge antibiotics, it has become ever […]
Challis Ag+ Anti Microbial Shower Key Benefits
When we at Challis Ag+ first developed the unique and original idea for our Colour Coded, Disposable, Anti Microbial Showers we did not expect the success of the Ag+scheme concept. However, we soon came to terms with the famous quotation “Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery” as competitors started to flood the market with budget low-quality […]
Challis Ag+® Thermal Flushing Mixer, Saving Time Money & Resources
Challis Ag+® Thermal Flushing Mixer In order to meet ACOP L8 compliance many hospital estates departments spend considerable time, resources and money on ensuring that bacterial load and biofilm is killed and flushed through shower mixing valves. The most effective method of doing this is by thermal shock by which high-temperature water is flushed through […]
Water Temperature Differential, What Is It and Why Should I Be Worried About It?
In an ideal world hot water would be supplied to the back of every outlet across the hospital estate at a stable and reliable 60°C and all TMV mixing valves would work perfectly providing a safe 41°C at every shower and tap. I think we can confidently say that this utopian view is seldom realized, […]
Did You Know That Your Current POU Filters May Not Stop Viruses
Antimicrobial / Antibacterial tap filters and shower filters have up till now been an expensive solution to an often critical problem of unexplained pathogen flare-ups such as Legionella, Pseudomonas. You will be surprised to learn that the min standard POU filters recommended for use in hospital environments is 0.2u or microns, which although will catch […]