Focus: Energy Efficiency

For hospitals, being green is a necessity

Patient care starts with the smart design


Patient care starts with the green design of the hospital, according to an article on the Inquirer website.

A green hospital can create a positive work environment for the doctors and the medical staff resulting in high quality service to patients, the article said.

But some hospital designs make it difficult for the doctors and the staff to work efficiently. Bad hospital design can also exacerbate patient stress with badly lit areas, poor acoustics, windowless rooms, hallways with little access to natural light or views of nature and crowded waiting rooms.

A green hospital is one that enhances the well being of patients and their families, facilitates the healing process, while using natural resources in an environment-friendly way.

Read the article.

 



August 23, 2017


Topic Area: Energy Efficiency


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