On Our Radar
Hide and seek
RIDGID thermal imagers are ideal for locating electrical issues, hidden moisture, overheating motors, insulation voids and thermal bridges. The product line includes four thermal imagers that range from providing 160- by 120-pixel thermal images to 320- by 240-pixel thermal images. Select models show a digital camera image alongside the thermal image. Emerson Electric Co.
Smart Inspect is a cloud-based, quality-inspection app designed for environmental services and housekeeping programs at hospitals and health care organizations. Key features include the ability to create customized reports, a mobile-friendly design, access to instant quality feedback and a fast inspection-recording process. The app also can assist in controlling budgets. Core Management Services LLC
Healing Portals are designed to artfully uplift the atmosphere for patients who are undergoing radiotherapy treatment. The artwork features photographed images designed and fitted for vault doors. Clients can choose from a number of stock images, such as a beach landscape, or create custom images and messaging. RAD Technology Medical Systems
VersaFiller bottle filler retrofit turns existing water coolers into bottle-filling stations. Model PWSBF for mechanical activation works without electricity to provide refreshing water even in power outages; while model PWEBF includes an electronic sensor for touch-free activation and a built-in bottle counter. Oasis International
The Ruckus Collection includes adjustable seating, desks and tables for health care facilities. It is designed to increase interaction, engagement and movement. For instance, the Ruckus task chair’s integrated back and arms function as a work ledge for impromptu collaboration and patient procedures, and accommodate leaning or perching. The simple-function chair allows seat height adjustment from 16-1/2 to 21-1/4 inches. KI
The Fetal Monitoring Workstation combines fetal monitoring and electronic health record (EHR) hardware in a single bedside cart. The workstation features a fully configurable, adjustable and ergonomic design with monitoring, displays, accessories and EHR hardware. It can accommodate up to six fully extendable drawers. GCX Corp.
On the surface
The SurfaceSet 2018 laminate collection includes 32 new colors, patterns and woodgrain designs, and one new finish. The collection features three palettes: Personal Sanctuary, Spectral and Smart Organic (pictured); and it offers a wide range of surfacing options, from Scandinavian-inspired maples to artistic paint scrapes to the look of raw materials reused. Formica Corp.
The Embrace SLIM Wall-Mounted Workstation comes with or without an open face. It features a unique multicompartment design with a locked, secure compartment that can be accessed only by designated hospital personnel. This helps hospitals to meet HIPAA requirements for secure client information. Proximity Systems Inc.
The Form + Finish collection includes six products featuring a wide range of textures, lusters, patterns and dimensions. The line has four carpeting products — Amorphous, Atmospheric, Emulsion, Organic Raku — and two textile composite flooring products — Flux and Fracture. The line features bold organics and unique color combinations that can be paired. J+J Flooring Group
Clear the air
Mipolam Affinity is a homogeneous sheet flooring product that features a nondirectional design available in 28 tone-on-tone colors. With close to zero VOCs and its Evercare no-wax maintenance protocol, Mipolam Affinity is designed to help improve indoor-air quality. The naturally bacteriostatic material helps to prevent the spread of bacteria. Gerflor USA
Built to last
Expona Flow is a heterogeneous 2-millimeter-thick polyurethane surface suitable for health care applications. This surface is ideal in heavily trafficked areas because of its durability and easy maintenance. The product is available in 50 colors, and can vary in appearance to mimic the look of wood planks, textiles, woven surfaces, pearlescence and concrete. Ecore
A Walk in the Garden, a Cradle to Cradle Certified flooring product, has relaunched in a new shape and color palette. The revamped line expands on its nature-inspired aesthetic with patterns suited for commercial applications, including health care. It includes four 9- by 36-inch tile patterns: Basalt II, Fault Lines II, Gravel II and Pavers II. Shaw Contract