White Papers for Healthcare Facility Planning and Design Providers

  • Occupant Comfort Study

    Our own headquarters was built based on our Occupant Experience (OX) approach, serving as a living laboratory for the concepts that Saint‑Gobain Commercial Solutions Team promotes.
  • Wireless Connectivity: A Critical Element in Healthcare

    In this guest post, Black Box Senior Wireless Product Manager, Cristine Kimbrel, explores the challenges of in-building wireless connectivity and presents a strategy focusing on three key principles: network design based on the application and device requirements; the choice of the right...
  • Guidance for Disinfection of ATI Door Skins

    The EPA published a list of disinfectants that meet its criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. OMNOVA* has tested disinfectants that are approved for use against SARS-CoV-2 on its Door Skin. Those approved for use against SARS-CoV-2 are in blue,...
  • Advantages of Modular Acoustic Flooring

    Learn more about the advantages of 5mm flooring options.
  • Senior Living Design Trends

    The traditional drab nursing home is no longer acceptable. A high level of care in a setting with the comforts of a home are now the benchmark.
  • PARADISE FOUND: SPECTACULAR BEAUTY AT FLORIDA’S THIRTY-ONE ON 30A

    One of the year’s most exciting reveals was Thirty-One on 30A, a remarkable beachside residence in pretty-as-a-postcard Seagrove, Florida. Rena Anderson, an interior designer at Barbara J Gordon Designs, takes us behind the design of this desirable coastal destination.
  • National Hospital Group Installation

    In late October of 2018, a well-known, National Hospital Group approached us with a request to create a 36 foot Board Table and incorporate commercial construction criteria into it. By early December of 2019, we had we collaborated with their Board, the designer and the AV people to fine-tune...
  • Flooring & Acoustics

    Dispelling the Myths of the Role Flooring Plays in Room Acoustics:Acoustics has become an ever increasing factor in modern construction. Whether in healthcare, education, residential housing, or any other industry, acoustics plays an important role in nearly every sector of the market. For...
  • The What, Where, Why & How of Sound Masking

    Sound masking is the addition of a familiar sounding, air conditioning-like background sound to an environment. Masking covers up or “masks” human speech and helps mitigate the distraction of other sounds, making an environment more comfortable, workers more productive and creating speech...
  • Choosing Flooring for Healthcare Environments

    Choosing a health care floor... As long as the floor is clean and looks good, it’s OK for the patient…right? WRONG…this couldn’t be further from the truth.