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Dell Children’s Medical Center – Keeping Hospitals Operating Safely

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The Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin, Texas, required an air handling solution for their 6,500 sq. ft. MRI operating suite that could meet the stringent environmental requirements for LEED certification. The solution also needed to meet redundancy, reliability and acoustic standards necessary for a surgical operating room.


A Temtrol® brand Custom Air Handler with FANWALL TECHNOLOGY®, which provides built-in redundancy, quiet performance, a small footprint and energy efficiency was used to provide ventilation to the operating suite.


Hospitals are notorious for high-capacity energy usage. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, healthcare facilities use nearly twice as much energy per square foot as office buildings, accounting for over $3 billion annually just in electricity costs.

The ROA for Dell Children’s is that it saves enough energy every day to heat and cool approximately 30 average-sized Austin homes.

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