Steve Ward & Associates Blog

The SWA Way

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 1, 2017 / by Andrew Ward posted in headwall


This morning I purchased a blueberry muffin from a local bakery. My only request when ordering was for the attendee to warm the muffin for me before it was served. Having observed the ovens in the background and with the smell of fresh baked goods in the air, this didn't seem like an unreasonable request at the time. I guess that is why I was somewhat caught off guard when I was directed to a microwave on the other side of the restaurant lobby and told that I was welcome to heat it up myself.

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How to Save Time on Your Next Hospital Construction Project

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 20, 2016 / by Geoff McElrath posted in healthcare, headwall

 

If there’s anything you need more of during any construction project, it’s time. No matter what type of project you are working on, time is most always against you. Finding a way to decrease production time, without sacrificing quality or safety is sometimes a difficult balance to strike. Yet, we have a solution that will not only decrease construction time, but that is also budget friendly. The solution is using prefabricated hospital headwall systems in all hospital rooms.

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Designing Medical Facilities that Improve the Patient Experience

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 9, 2015 / by Andrew Ward posted in healthcare, headwall

When designing and constructing any scientific, medical, or educational establishment, it’s important to achieve a balance between practical layout, streamlined usability, and great aesthetics. If done correctly, these elements will come together to create a truly effective space.

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