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Energy Efficiency July 2014 - Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Gardens in long-term care settings benefit dementia patients


Gardens promote relaxation, stimulate memories, encourage activity and reduce agitation among residents who have dementia, according to an article on the Long-Term Living website

7/28/2014 10:00:00 AM

Practice Greenhealth awards winners announced


Awards are given each year to honor outstanding programs that reduce a healthcare facility's environmental footprint

7/24/2014 8:00:00 AM

Wisconsin healthcare campus designed for water conservation


The University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics incorporates water sustainability measures

7/23/2014 2:00:00 PM

New Australian hospital takes green path


$1.76 billion Fiona Stanley Hospital in Western Australia is an example of how sustainable building practices can affect well-being

7/22/2014 2:00:00 PM

Washington hospital opens new cafe with sustainable menu, healthy choices


EvergreenHealth's Cafe 128 offers local, seasonal and sustainable foods and ingredients that support the system's Healthy Food in Health Care Pledge

7/16/2014 12:00:00 PM

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LEED rating system putting focus on product content


U.S. Green Building Council VP talks about how the system is helping to drive material disclosure in a blog on the Healthcare Design website

7/9/2014 8:00:00 AM

Missouri hospitals find it's becoming easier to go green


LED and compact fluorescent bulbs, reusable and recycled materials and energy efficient heating and air-conditioning units are more readily available

7/8/2014 9:00:00 AM

Boston-area hospital receives 'Greenhealth' award


Newton-Wellesley Hospital honored for environmental achievements in the healthcare sector

7/7/2014 10:00:00 AM

Building product transparency basics


Healthcare projects can now earn LEED points for using environmental product declarations (EPDs) and health product declarations (HPDs), according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

7/3/2014 9:00:00 AM



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