Energy Efficiency - November 2014

Oregon hospital tests therapeutic garden

Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland creates a second-floor terrace green space to test the impact of the plants on patients


Cancer center has two-story indoor garden

The garden in the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Yawkey Center for Cancer Care in Boston features seasonal flowers, shrubs and plants, including stands of bamboo that are nurtured by grow lamps in the ceiling


ASID developing tool to clarify sustainability questions

New online tool will try to help design professionals understand existing green guidelines and how they work together, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


R.I. ambulatory facility achieves LEED Gold

Kent Ambulatory Services Pavilion in Warwicke used recycled local materials and energy-efficient lighting



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