Construction and Design - July 2019

Adopting LEED for Healthcare facilities delivers big benefits

Kaiser Permanente seeks Gold certification for new construction


Healthcare design strategies can facilitate care in a home setting

Hospital-level acute and subacute care being delivered at home brings numerous advantages, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Md. dialysis center renovation brings insect issues

Patients of a Towson dialysis center have complained about flying insects


Can a kids’ healthcare space teach, entertain and heal?

Standard building requirements don’t have to be boring – here’s how you can inject whimsical touches into everyday design features


When specifying boilers, design details matter

Installing a boiler system is a significant investment requiring thoughtful consideration to ensure heating comfort, reliability and efficiency


Sound strategy for senior environments

Designers can’t control the aging process and the effects hearing loss has on the individual resident, but they can control the built environment, according to an article on the Environments on Aging website


Selecting a roofing system

Roofing should be considered as a system, not just individual products


Commissioning mistakes can undermine sustainability efforts

Including commissioning on the front end of a project can save huge problems later


Survey sheds light on senior living priorities

Designs should balance views to the outdoors with open wall space, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website


Houston healthcare facility overhauls parking structures

The project included installation of 200 entry and exit kiosks, 47 pay-on-foot kiosks and 30 cash recycling machines


Cosmetic surgery facilities more than 'spa-like'

Cosmetic surgery clinics need to do more than boost the marketability of the practice, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website



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