Green guide for healthcare

Green guide for healthcare

Voluntary sustainable design toolkit for the healthcare sector integrating enhanced environmental and health principles and practices into the planning, design, construction, operations, and maintenance of their facilities.
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In fact, PMC served as a pilot project for the Green Guide for Healthcare and had two main directives: Create an environment that promotes health and healing and reduce the impact on the natural environment in construction and operations.
MCH is the first Hospital in Oklahoma to be designed and built using the Green Guide for Healthcare, a science based approach to design and construction, and the principles of the US Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED([R])) rating system.
MCH will be the first Hospital in Oklahoma to be designed and built using the Green Guide for Healthcare, a science based approach to design and construction, and the principles of the US Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED[R]) rating system.
The project has achieved a LEED Gold rating and served as a pilot in the Green Guide for Healthcare v2,2 initiative.
The 87,000 square-foot building has more than 380 parking spaces and has been certified by the Green Guide for Healthcare for the use of sustainable principals and focus on a healthy medical environment.
The recent launch of LEED for Healthcare and its parallel, The Green Guide for Healthcare (GGHC), as well as the growth of green teams and farmers markets at hospitals, illustrate several of the macro- and micro-trends that are emerging.