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The growing demand for transparency in all building spaces


To meet efficiency, optimization and carbon management goals, all the pieces of the puzzle must be considered

1/14/2020 9:00:00 AM

Greener healthcare facilities can impact climate change


Changes in the industry can play a major role in addressing the climate crisis

1/2/2020 12:00:00 PM

Eco-friendly strategies for healthcare facilities


Healthcare industry can identify areas to reduce environmental impact

12/27/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Emergency Preparedness

California power outage disrupted patient care on Northern Coast


A majority of the state’s counties lost power for portions of October

11/25/2019 9:00:00 AM

U.S. health systems help assess Dorian-damaged Bahamian hospitals


Facilities experts helping determine whether to repair or replace

11/22/2019 11:00:00 AM

Strategies for sustainable grounds


Key sustainability considerations can enable managers to improve the performance and appearance of landscapes

11/13/2019 8:00:00 AM

Going green can save healthcare facilities millions


Analysis estimated that hospitals in the United States create just under 34 pounds of waste per staffed bed per day

11/4/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

S.C. children's hospital designed to withstand hurricane, earthquake at same time


The new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital may be the safest building on the East Coast

10/28/2019 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare urged to address climate change issues


Climate change is not an imperceptible environmental process, but a bona fide public health crisis in the making

10/24/2019 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals are taking a more proactive approach to managing critical events


Healthcare facilities are working toward high resilience, safeguarding the continuity of services and ensuring the best patient outcomes

10/23/2019 12:00:00 PM

Oregon hospital planning for resiliency


The hospital has considered a variety of methods for resilient alternative power

10/21/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focusing on bond prevention is one sustainable snow strategy


Implementing best practices when using deicers can help keep surfaces clear

9/20/2019 9:00:00 AM

Family sues healthcare center after man dies during Hurricane Harvey


Suit alleges one of its properties was poorly prepared for the storm

9/10/2019 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare industry major source of harmful emissions


Doctors suggest multi-faceted approach to incorporate environmental sustainability into value assessments in healthcare

8/19/2019 12:00:00 PM

Dealing with contamination in recycling programs


Widespread contamination of the recycling stream has resulted in what many are calling a crisis in the U.S. recycling industry

7/23/2019 9:00:00 AM



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