Space-Efficient Seating

Nemschoff recently unveiled its Steps line, a transitional seating solution to accommodate waiting area designs. In collaboration with Brian Kane of Kane Design Studio, Nemschoff developed the unit’s flexible design to allow a sense of peace to patients and their visitors, according to the company.

Lounge Seating

Kimball Office’s Villa lounge seating line now includes the Privacy Back, ideal for public and private areas in healthcare and educational facilities. The new Privacy Back is designed for flexibility to create free-form lounge configurations of any size. It allows facility managers and designers to divide space into separate brainstorming, meeting, or social spaces for more efficiency.

Antimicrobial Washroom Accessories

Commercial restroom solutions provider Bradley Corp. released its new line of washroom accessories made with antimicrobial ingredients.

Healthcare Furniture

The Allay Sleep Sofa is constructed with all renewable components on a steel frame for a slimmer profile without sacrifice of comfort, simplicity, and security.

Louvered Insulated Glass

Vision Control insulated glass is outfitted with integral louvers that allow physicians and nurses to view patients.

Workspace Furniture

Sync, a new caregiver workspace solution from Nurture, addresses the emerging needs of caregivers and clinical environments by seamlessly connecting people to technology and work processes in a variety of technology-rich healthcare environments.

Toilet/Urinal Flush Valve

The FreeHand High-Efficiency flush valve from Moen Inc. uses an infrared sensor to activate a flush cycle when the user is in range. The valves also feature a flow rate of 1.28 gallons per minute, a 20 percent savings over the industry standard of 1.6 gpm. For urinals, the valves use a flow rate of 0.5 gpm, 50 percent less than the industry standard.

Waterfree Urinal

The new F7000 waterfree urinal by Falcon Waterfree Technologies features a bowl design that prevents splashes and comes with a messaging area that can be used to describe water-conservation measures or for advertising space. The urinal qualifies for LEED and Green Globe points. Contact Falcon Waterfree Technologies

INDIRECT/DIRECT LIGHT FIXTURES

Litecontrol manufactures the Arcos ID to provide an indirect/direct lighting option to meet the needs of many lighting applications. The Arcos ID is available with two control solutions by Litecontrol. The CS/dlh daylight harvesting control solution uses a fixture-integrated photosensor for active daylight harvesting and works with a 0-10V dimming ballast to provide continuous dimming based on available daylight levels. The CS/av audio/visual lighting control is also available with the Arcos ID. This system meets energy code demands and the requirements of LEED and CHPS ratings and is also compatible with the CS/dlh day-light harvesting system, according to the manufacturer.

BLOOD PRESSURE CUFF BARRIER

Tidi Products LLC introduces a new disposable Blood Pressure Cuff Barrier that is effective against bacteria transmission, according to the company. The self-sticking barrier covers a patient’s upper arm before the application of an aneroid blood pressure cuff. The barrier is made of a soft, absorbent tissue reinforced by a polyethylene film. The soft tissue side of the barrier is wrapped around the patient’s skin and allows for an accurate blood pressure reading. hinged battery cover hides controls and can be secured with a screw to prevent tampering.