Sustainable Operations - April 2013
Kaiser Permanente has received 29 Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence Awards for 2013.
Massachusetts General Hospital is starting a pilot program to recycle and sell blue wrap used in operating rooms to package surgical equipment.
When the Georgia Regents Medical Center in Augusta, Ga., began pursuing Energy Star certification in 2004, it became apparent that a lighting retrofit involving almost 12,000 lamps and ballasts on the 1.6-million-square-foot campus was a necessary step.
Healthcare facilities need resiliency in design and operations to be prepared for extreme weather.
Advances in the energy efficiency of medical equipment can significantly cut plug loads in hospitals, and should be factored into purchasing decisions.
Practice Greenhealth will host a webinar on flame retardants on April 3 at 2 p.m. Eastern.