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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.
Monograph
Review the certification process and ongoing requirements for the physical environment provisions of compounded sterile preparations (CSPs) in USP .
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.
Monograph
This code overlay will assist health care systems with their decarbonization efforts
HFM Article
A brief overview of one of ASHRAE's newest water management standard, designed to reduce risk of water management systems
HFM Article
Capabilities in building automation technology continue to grow while new applications within facilities multiply.
HFM Article
Taking account of current emissions helps to set the foundation for future energy efficiency investments
HFM Article
The effects of climate change, including natural disasters, are a public health issue of which many vulnerable communities bear the brunt
HFM Article
Taking account of current emissions helps to set the foundation for future energy efficiency investments
HFM Article
ASHE focuses its advocacy on recent changes to codes and standards and long-term effects spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic
HFM Article
ASHE gets members involved in developing tools and resources to help address regulatory and other concerns