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Unicel Architectural provides sealed glass units with integrated louvers to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola (SHHP)

Vision Control® privacy solution project underscores SHHP focus on optimal patient experience

Montreal, Canada – WEBWIRE

Our award-winning Vision Control® integrated louvers will help ensure greater visual and acoustic privacy for patients, their families and healthcare professionals.

MONTREAL, CanadaMay 12, 2015 – Unicel Architectural today announced its deployment of hundreds of Vision Control® insulating glass units with integrated cord-free louvers as part of the new Bayou Tower expansion for the Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola (SHHP). The 443 Vision Control® units were employed in interior doors, sliding doors and multi-panel windows in nurse’s alcoves to ensure adjustable visibility and noise reduction.
SHHP is a 466-bed acute care hospital that has been rated by area consumers as the most preferred hospital in the region. SHHP recently completed its new $52 million Bayou Tower expansion that adds five new floors of patient care units with 112 private rooms.
“SHHP is committed to providing the patient experience of the future,” said Jean-François Couturier, CEO of Unicel Architectural. “We are extremely proud to contribute to their progressive vision of hospital design that focuses on an optimal healing environment. Our award-winning Vision Control® integrated louvers will help ensure greater visual and acoustic privacy for patients, their families and healthcare professionals.”
Healthcare design experts, FreemanWhite architects, selected Unicel’s Vision Control® units to support their high standards for excellence. The Vision Control® units eliminate the need for curtains, blinds and other dust-collecting privacy solutions for a hermetically sealed and more hygienic solution. Vision Control® is HIPAA-compliant and a winner of Facility Care Magazine’s Top Products Awards, as well as The Architects’ Choice Award from the National Symposium on Healthcare Design.
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About Unicel Architectural
For 50 years, Unicel Architectural has built a reputation for the most advanced aluminum and glass solutions. These solutions encompass louvered glazing, skylights and more, to enhance major global construction initiatives with utmost quality and reliability. With its proprietary technology, Unicel’s Vision Control® delivers unprecedented comfort and control of vision, light, temperature and sound with a patented combination of louvers between glass that are hermetically sealed and cordless. Unicel’s solutions are guaranteed for longevity, optimized for energy efficiency, and customizable to any design, environmental or cultural requirements.  Unicel combines its market leading know-how with great design to ensure optimal aesthetics and sustainable performance. For more information visit:

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