The healthcare practice leader at Perkins+Will’s San Francisco office discusses the evolution of wellness and sustainable healthcare design, the need for outcome-based codes, and why we need to start think beyond buildings to create healthcare districts.
February 26, 2016 Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
As part of the Canada Green Building Council’s new construction certification program, the project focused on strategic procurement of materials with recycled content and energy- and water-saving design features.
Setting aggressive energy goals and efficiency standards is one thing; meeting them is another. Healthcare Design revisits some of the industry’s most notable green healthcare projects to find out what happened on their journey—and where they stand today.
As hospitals continue to look for more efficient and sustainable ways to operate their buildings, new strategies are required. Speakers at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference review some of the active, passive, and renewable systems worth considering and how they can impact building design and bottom lines.
Answering the needs of an underserved community that’s grown exponentially in size in recent decades, Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton is also the first new hospital to turn its lights on in the state in 20 years.
LEDs can make a big impact in healthcare design if you understand how the technology works and put the right maintenance protocols in place. A speaker at this year's Healthcare Design Expo & Conference shares some ideas in this conference session preview.
Two recent reports put climate change in the spotlight, inspiring ideas for how the healthcare sector might protect patients from the health effects of climate change via smarter building design and operations.