What are sustainable healthcare buildings?Sustainable buildings are buildings that are safe, healthy and productive for their users and owners, make a positive contribution to their local surroundings, and have a minimal impact on the local and global environment both today and for generations to come.
The following matches should help explain what sustainable healthcare buildings are..
Sustainable Healthcare Buildings
Module 0 - What Are Sustainable Healthcare Buildings? for more information, an introduction and to lead you through the module itself. This should explain what you need to know. You can also download a SHINE introductory presentation. These should explain what you need to know.
Articles from Guidance Modules
1. What do we mean by sustainable healthcare buildings?
Module 0 - 1.1
On a human level, defining sustainable buildings is fairly simple - it means balancing the economic, social and environmental factors of a building pr...
1. Integrated services in a low energy building
Braunstone Health & Social Care Centre
The key sustainability aspects of the Braunstone project are:
1. Meeting local needs through provision of integrated services
2. Tall, lean and green at Riverside
Lewisham Hospital redevelopment
The Riverside Building at Lewisham provides a high quality, mainly naturally ventilated environment, despite the pressures of a seven-storey building ...
3. Putting patients at ease through excellent design
Rutland Lodge Medical Centre
Key sustainability aspects that define the Rutland Lodge building:
1. Reduced energy use and CO2 emissions through natural ventilation...