It’s happened to all of us. We try to adjust our blinds, louvers or other privacy glass solution,...Read More
Patient-centered care is more than ‘whole person’ care, patient empowerment and autonomy. It extends much further to include the patient’s physical healing environment. Hospitals that prioritize patient-centered care also prioritize patient safety and privacy. These elements are proven essential to optimal healing.Read More
New Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules were created to protect the privacy of a patient’s health information. As a result, HIPAA has spurred on a greater awareness for – and sensitivity to – patient privacy across multiple spectrums in hospital settings.Read More
No one looks forward to a hospital stay.
First and foremost, it means you are sick or injured. Secondly, the utilitarian design of most healthcare facilities is not likely to be restful or calming.
Lack of privacy. Noise. Fluorescent lighting. These are hardly healing conditions.Read More
Privacy is a patient’s right as much as it is a courtesy. While much has been made of protecting a patient’s medical information and files, a patient’s physical privacy during exams, consultations and hospital stays is also of utmost importance.Read More
2 days ago
Unicel's Vision Control integrated louvers in action - direct from our fabrication centre!
Did you know Vision Control products are stringless and cord-free – and can even be motorized? That means you can avoid the wear and tear that comes with traditional blind strings while operating the louvers elegantly and discreetly. Vision Control and Vision Control Mini are #HIPPA compliant and the ideal privacy glass solutions for hospitals, clinics, schools, correctional facilities and private offices where the control of sight is of primary importance.
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Unicel Architectural is at Amagansett.
4 days ago
"Canadian manufacturer IC2 was one of the few companies able to combine facade mullions with the columns of the house into one slender glulam element." - ArchDaily
Take a tour in photos through Architect Jerome Engelking's spectacular Wuehrer House, built on Long Island with IC2 expertise - and while you're at it, check out the project's recent coverage in ArchDaily, Wallpaper* magazine, Dezeen and designboom:
IC2 is a subsidiary of Unicel Architectural. Images courtesy Nic Lehoux.
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Unicel Architectural is in San Francisco, California.
1 week ago
Matthew McKendry, Unicel's new representative for California, Nevada, and Arizona, delivers our “Daylighting and Energy: Designing with insulating glass units with integrated cord-free louvers” presentation to HED in San Francisco last Wednesday, June 26. Many thanks to HED for having us in to present!
More info on the course can be found here (bottom of page): bit.ly/2X0WBY5
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Client story: How Vision Control insulating glass units with integrated louvers provide soothing aesthetics and privacy at Sacred Heart Health System's Bayou Tower in Pensacola FL., which features two floors of ICU units.
Unicel supplied nearly 450 Vision Control units for use in interior doors, multi-panel nurse alcoves, and sliding doors to enhance patient experiences and improve quality of care.
Read the case study: bit.ly/2RZSuG0
Learn about Vision Control: bit.ly/30qwDL1
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