Avoiding Climate Control Issues In the Aftermath of Disaster: Your Options, their Benefits, & More!

In a period of nine years between 2006 and 2015, an annual average of 376.4 natural disasters was reported.

With the extremely high rate of occurrence, it’s totally understandable why you might be worried that future disasters will alter with the controlled climate in your facility in control option involved after a disaster.

Living in an area prone requires that you know your control options after a disaster. Especially when you are in charge of an entire commercial property like a hotel or a hospital.

Continue reading to find out how you can handle climate control after a disaster has occurred.

Climate Control

Climate control is crucial especially in environments like hospitals where an increase or decrease in temperature even by a degree could be life-threatening.

Contacting disaster management teams in times of crisis is the best option.

They will ensure that the following is done in the case of a healthcare facility

• Keep patients comfortable during a power outage
• Keep important medical records away from moisture
• Control temperatures during HVAC repairs
• Keep drugs and transplant organs in controlled conditions.
• Provide required ventilation

Experts at URI will be more than happy to install the following equipment in your facility.

• Portable HVAC units with Heat
• Electric Heaters(Up to 150 KW)
• Chillers
• Spot coolers
• Power and air packages.

It’s important to note that all this equipment ranges in sizes and functionality. Some may be used across the food and medical industries while others remain field specific.

Temporary Power

In most cases, natural disasters cause power outages, leaving your facility without power, heat or even sufficient conditioning.

It’s only a matter of time before patients start to feel uncomfortable. This requires that you are able to reach out for emergency restoration services at any point in time.

Experts at URI will make the necessary arrangements to offer your facility both temporal emergency power source and emergency climate control.

You can take a deep breath now, the team will get to work immediately ensuring that they are as few losses as possible.

Here is a list of equipment that they might bring along;

• Temporary air conditioners
• Portable generators
• Temporary indoor lighting
• Portable generators
• Temporary heat

All equipment will be sized to the power needed

Frequent Repairs

Over time, most equipment in the building doesn’t operate as efficiently as compared to when they were new.

It’s important to call in a repair guy once in a while. You never know when a disaster is about to happen. That might occur leaving you with faulty equipment in the middle of a storm. Also, HVAC cleaning can help keep the machine up to standard.

Have Backup

Especially in cases like patient records, insurance verification, and such documents, it’s vital to have a database backup. You never know what might happen in the case of a natural disaster. A flood could destroy all storage units.

It’s recommended that the backup is cloud-based as it faces the lowest risk of physical damage.

Controlled Climate

We all know how stressful managing losses can be after a disaster. Being in charge of commercial property especially one in a disaster-prone area requires you to have emergency restoration services on standby.

The above tips will help you avoid damages that would have been caused by errors in the climate control units.

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