Sustainable Operations - February 2013
EPA recognizes medical centers for energy savings, emissions reduction
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Feb. 20 recognized three healthcare facilities with the Energy Star Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Award.
Healthcare industry making inroads to greening supply chain
The healthcare industry is moving forward in defining environmentally preferable purchasing standards and establishing common standards for contracting for products
Benefits of green roofs inspire growing trend in healthcare facilities
As healthcare organizations continue to move toward more sustainable business models, with emphasis placed on energy efficiency and environmental stewardship, the popularity of installing vegetative roofs is likely to grow.