Medical Gas in Hospitals FAQ1.) How long will my down time be?
a. MGI has innovative tools and equipment
which in most cases can reduce shut down time to little or none. MGI is flexible and can work with any facility to minimize
disruption of operation/patient care.2.)
Can MGI provide me with all the necessary certification/testing/equipment documents for my installation?
a. MGI will have all work inspected by a State Licensed Inspector.3.)
Does MGI install wiring for alarms?
b. MGI will then provide all certification/testing/equipment
documents to the owner.
MGI will install all appropriate wiring for alarms, PSI switches, and alarm panels. Medical Gas in Dental Offices FAQ1.) Can oxygen and Nitrous Oxide be installed in an occupied facility?
b. MGI does NOT have license electricians on staff. Therefore, power to operate panels must be
first provided by an in-house electrician or outside contractor.
a. Yes, installation of medical gas can be performed with an
occupied building. In most cases walls do not have to be demoed/patched, and all piping and outlet boxes can be surface mounted.2.) How long does the system take to be
a. In most cases with
4 to 6 operatory’s MGI can install the system within 3 days of business closing, depending on conditions.3.) Where should the tank room be located
and how big should it be?
best location is on an exterior wall.4.) How safe is the Med Gas system?
room size should be 2’-0” x 4’-0” minimum. Size will vary depending on system requirements.
c. The construction of tank room must have a louvered
metal door and frame, 1 hour rated firerock throughout entire room including ceiling. Room must have sufficient lighting and
power ventilation to the exterior. 120 volt power is required for manifold and alarm.
a. Very safe, when installed properly. MGI will install system to meet NFPA requirements and all
work will be inspected by a Louisiana Licensed Inspector. All documentation will be provided after inspection.
5.) Do I have to remember
to turn my bottles everyday?
a. No, when installed properly your oxygen/nitrous oxide is a sealed system that will be "Guaranteed"
not to leak at all.
1.) Why does my Backflow Preventer need to be tested annually?
a. Under Appendix D of Louisiana State
Plumbing Code a backflow preventer shall be inspected upon installation, service, or annually.2.) What does it do?
a. Backflow Preventers protect you and everyone on your “Potable Drinking Water System”
from being contaminated with pollutants which could cause sickness or death. This issue is has been studied for numerous years
in hope to protect public health.3.)
Why do I see water by the Backflow Preventer?
If you notice water around the Backflow this is an indication that it’s not functioning correctly. It may not
be installed properly, line pressure fluctuation, or internal parts need replacing. MGI can quickly do all necessary repairs/testing
to resolve all of you Backflow needs.Case
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