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Sterile Service Utility Demand Modelling





Modelling of Utility Requirements for the Optimisation of Sterile Services Installation Design.

Client: Thermal Transfer, UK



Project Background


Thermal Transfer Limited was asked by their Client to produce a spreadsheet model for calculating utility demands for the sterilization of surgical instruments.









Summary of Process







Surgical Instruments are delivered from health care trusts to a central sterilization facility where they are washed and sterilized. Clean sterile instruments are then returned to their respective hospitals.




Specific Responsibilities






         Production of a spreadsheet calculation to enable the costs of utilities to be determined for different models of washers and sterilizers.

         Liaison with equipment vendors for performance details.



A spreadsheet that could be used for determining utility demands that would enable the optimization of sterilization facility capital and operating costs.