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Book
This guide focuses on the design, construction, and operation of decarbonized new hospital buildings and major renovations.
Resources
The sustainability competency calls on health care facilities managers to act as good stewards of resources and actively reduce the field’s impact on the environment.
Press Releases
CHICAGO — The American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association has announced the winners of its 2024 Energy to Care Awards.
Lunch and Learn
The presentation will explore how a hospital can establish water-related sustainability opportunities, and how to balance those opportunities with safety.
Monograph
This eBook features a collection of articles describing extreme weather events that have affected health care facilities across the country.
Guides/Reports
ASHE has developed 52 actionable ECMs in eight categories to help facilities management teams better manage energy use and advance your health care facility’s sustainability journey.
Resources
Learn more about how to end the use of fossil fuels at your health care facility.
Resources
This category of emissions includes fossil fuel-powered equipment performed by health care organization staff.
Resources
Carbon emissions associated with energy use are often a mix of on-site usage and off-site emissions from regional utilities can be complicated to account for.
Resources
Embodied carbon consists of all the greenhouse gas emissions associated with building construction. Learn how to efficiently manage them.
Resources
Water usage in health care organizations is a less obvious source of carbon emissions. Learn more about its impact.
Resources
HVAC equipment using refrigerants can include packaged rooftop units, direct expansion split systems, chillers, variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems and several others. Different equipment systems can contain different refrigerant types with varying emissions potential.
Resources
Anesthetic gases have a high global warming potential (GWP), learn how to mitigate its impact.
Lunch and Learn
This webinar, hosted by Honeywell, will help show how to manage the environmental impact of your health care facilities more effectively.
Monograph
Review the certification process and ongoing requirements for the physical environment provisions of compounded sterile preparations (CSPs) in USP .
Lunch and Learn
Explore case studies that incorporate healthy hydration design elements including installation, applications, and filtration.
Lunch and Learn
"Sustaining” Sustainability - Enabling Operational Excellence Through Strategic Asset Management" | Lunch & Learn
Guides/Reports
Learn how your health care facility’s energy reduction efforts compare to national benchmarks with this report.
Book
Achieve the facility you want. With information specific to health care facilities, these guidelines assign accountability for actual building performance to the entire project team, including the health facility commissioning authority.