Construction and Design - April 2018

IoT and renewables support zero energy goals

Building Internet of Things technology is making it easier to incorporate energy generated from renewable sources

4/30/2018


Milton S. Hershey Medical Center insulates its energy costs in a green way

In 2009, Hershey, Pa., healthcare facility began a multiphase energy savings program

4/27/2018


Benchmarking helps boost energy efficiency in hospitals

Free tool allows facilities to track and compare their energy usage

4/27/2018


How lighting controls reduce energy use

Lighting controls can reduce lighting energy use in institutional and commercial facilities by up to 47 percent,

4/26/2018


Omaha cancer center includes Chihuly Sanctuary

The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center's healing arts program includes a 3,667-square-foot area with more than 3,000 handblown glass elements, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/25/2018


Long Island hospital gets $4.7M energy-efficiency upgrade

Four efficient cooling systems are being installed on Huntington Hospital’s roof

4/24/2018


N.Z. healthcare facility vulnerable to earthquakes

One of Hawke's Bay Hospital's newest buildings, just 14 years old, was found to be at risk

4/23/2018


Design can support a healthcare organization's growth plan

Design can curb operational costs and improve patient and resident outcomes

4/19/2018


Risk management can impact the physical environment

Focus in healthcare design can improve patient safety

4/18/2018


Using supergraphics in healthcare facilities

It’s important to consider that healthcare environments tend to experience abuse from cart traffic and aggressive cleaning protocols, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/12/2018


Oklahoma VA hospital construction collapse blamed on poor planning

Federal report says repairs will cost $17.5 million

4/9/2018


L.A. officials want to delay seismic requirements to keep hospital open

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors urging state officials to extend a deadline for Long Beach medical center

4/6/2018


Healthcare looking at new seating options

Healthcare seating is being informed by retail, hospitality and other design sectors, according to an article on the Healthcare Design magazine

4/4/2018



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