The new La Porte Hospital in La Porte, Ind., will be filled with the latest technological amenities and it also will be energy efficient and designed be environmentally friendly, according to an article on the Northwest Indiana Business Magazine website.
The new 200,000-square-foot, $125 million hospital will be Green Globes certified,.
The design includes a system to collect, infiltrate and filter the rainwater runoff into the subsoil.
The new hospital has also followed the LEED guidelines for air filtration.
Green Globes Certification is a function of The Green Building Initiative (GBI), which encourages credible and practical green building approaches for commercial and governmental construction, according to the GBI website.