Virginia facility planned with graywater recycling system

January 17, 2017

To meet the goal for a 25 percent campus-wide potable-water-use reduction the University of Virginia Health System will collect and filter storm water and condensate from the air handling unit, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website. This water will be pumped to the adjacent campus chiller plant, offsetting more potable water than is used by occupants in the hospital extension, making the project net zero for water use.

Read the article.

 

 

See the latest posts on our homepage


Share

Topic Area: Sustainable Operations


Recent Posts
Recent Posts

San Juan VA hospital sheltering veterans after hurricane


In many instances the VA has kept people after they were stabilized, because they had nowhere else to go

11/17/2017

DC VA cancels surgeries over concerns about surgical equipment


The surgical devices were discolored and may have been subjected to an overabundance of cleaning solution

11/17/2017

Nashville hospital to end inpatient care


Nashville General Hospital is the the city’s only safety net hospital

11/17/2017

Reasons why telehealth is gaining momentum


New bills in Congress are helping the implementation of telehealth programs

11/17/2017

Oregon hospital working to change perception of hospital food


About 80 percent of food served at St. Charles Prineville is for medical staff, friends and family of patients, and the general public

11/17/2017





Post Comment




FREE
NEWSLETTER

• News and Updates
• Webcast Alerts
• Building Technologies



All fields are required.