Energy reduction in the NHS and Healthcare Sector
The NHS has a carbon footprint of 21 million tonnes CO2 per year and there is continuous pressure to reduce its carbon footprint and keep costs down (source: Carbon Trust). Approximately 60-80% of a building’s energy consumption is controlled via the BMS and our experts ensure that your BMS is optimized to the way the building is used and therefore can make a significant positive impact in a short space of time. Boss Controls has been responsible for energy reduction in the NHS and Private Healthcare since 2011.
In a hospital, it is essential to provide close control of temperature, humidity and pressure in high dependency and critical areas such as operating theatres, control hot and cold water, compliance with Building Regulations Part L & HTM and ensuring targeted alarms are working.
Signs of an inefficient BEMS are increased patient and employee sickness levels, high levels of employee absenteeism and reduced productivity. A deteriorating or poorly maintained BEMS can also have deadly consequences and can increase the risk of legionellosis.
Boss Controls optimises BMS controls to create the perfect hospital temperature for faster healing
Boss Controls works with many hospitals throughout the UK optimising the building temperature which is critical in preventing infections. With pressure to prevent bed blocking, we are helping hospitals within the health care sector to heal patients more quickly by creating the perfect environment for convalescing.
We also help hospitals to maintain the clean supply of air in operation rooms is essential to prevent Post Operative Wound Infections (POWI’s). Our Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS alarms) will alert you at all times if there is risk of infection, allowing you to take action quickly.
With doctors and nursing staff working many hours, they too need to be healthy. Boss Controls optimise hospital BMS systems to control temperature, lighting, humidity and CO content across hospitals ensuring your team are working smart and promoting well-being.
Important message regarding Coronavirus
Important message regarding Coronavirus
Over the past few days, confirmed numbers of Coronavirus infected people across the UK has increased significantly.
Boss Controls and Boss Energy want you to know that your health and safety is our first priority. We’ve always taken great pride in training our BMS engineering team to the highest levels of engineering and personal awareness, and we know this is more important than ever right now.
We have instructed our field teams to take extra / particular care with hygiene, social distancing, to be aware of choice of public transport, ensuring that they self-assess to ensure that any symptoms are quickly reported and dealt with. And of course, we’re committed to taking care of our clients, as well as our team.
For weeks, we’ve provided our office and remote based team with the latest guidance and information so they can keep themselves and their families safe, using information provided by government bodies, NHS England and trade associations. We would ask that clients inform us of any operational changes to their organisation(s), should they occur.
We’re encouraging sick team members to stay home and asking our office based teams to travel only if it’s business critical. And, to help support our team in real-time, we’ve set up a forum where we’re sharing information and taking questions 24/7.
At the centre of our company’s purpose is a commitment to help all families, and it’s something we take to heart in good times and bad. This is why we’ll be working hard to keep services available to clients, to ensure that client working environments are maintained to the highest level.
As you know we are passionate about breathing life into buildings. It is essential at times like this that your BMS controls are kept in tip top condition and air changes are not compromised. Please speak to us, if you wish to learn how we can effectively monitor / assess / smart service your BMS Equipment remotely.
Warm regards from the Directors of Boss Controls.
Mark Berwick and Rob Wood
A selection of our valued clients who have benefited from reduced energy bills and improved productivity.