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The Green Guide for Health Care is a best practices guide for healthy and sustainable building design, construction, and operations for the healthcare industry. Download the Green Guide today!
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26 OCTOBER 2011: THE GREEN GUIDE IS AWARE THAT SCAM ACTIVITY HAS RESUMED VIA CRAIGSLIST, YAHOO! ETC. TO "RECRUIT/ INTERVIEW" PEOPLE FOR ' A JOB WITH THE GREEN GUIDE..' PLEASE BE ADVISED: WE ARE NOT HIRING, NOR REQUIRING ANY SOFTWARE PURCHASE. DO NOT RESPOND OR SEND MONEY TO ANY SUCH SOLICITATIONS.

 

UPCOMING EVeNTS

WEBINARS: 2012 DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION SERIES: CO-BRANDED WITH PRACTICE GREENHEALTH

(All 90-min webinars are @ 2pm ET)

 

ARCHIVES

Past Green Guide webinars are available at www.practicegreenhealth.com for members.

Nov 30: Low-Energy Hospital of the Future – Evolving Energy Performance Best Practices: Joel Loveland and Heather Burpee (Integrated Design Lab, Univ of Washington) and Shanti Pless (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

Oct 26: Lessons Learned from Healthcare Delivery in Resource-Constrained SettingsWalt Vernon (Mazzetti, Nash, Lipsey+Burch) and Alan Ricks (MASS Design Group)

Sep 28: Sustainable Renovation of Existing Buildings – Case Studies: Neil Rosen (North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital) and Breeze Glazer (Perkins+Will)

Jul 27: Case Studies in International Healthcare Greening Strategies by Keith Davis (New Royal Children's, Melbourne, Australia) and Mark Lutz (Rio Negro Project, Perkins+Will)

Jun 22: Test Driving the v2.2 Operations Section (by Kumkum Dilwali and Blake Jackson). To access and/or download the 32MB PowerPoint presentation, click here.

 

CLEANMED2011 CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

www.cleanmed.org.

 

 

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Highlights

The Green Guide v2.2 Operations Pilot Program Closes

The active part of the 2011 Operations Pilot program has concluded and data analysis from 65 participating healthcare facilities is underway. The OpsPilot Team is preparing a final report of findings. For more information, contact info@gghc.org.

The Green Guide GD&C 2011 webinar series complete

The Green Guide leadership thanks all the speakers and support staff for a successful Green Design and Construction webinar series this year. We look forward to your continued participation.

The Green Guide JUN/JUL 2011Newsletter is online

The final issue of the Green Guide newsletter describes a decade of groundbreaking toolkit accomplishments, summarizes the exemplary efforts of the Food Group to advance healthcare greening, and acknowledges the generous support of a medical clinic in Massachusetts for providing office space to Senior Director Kumkum M. Dilwali. Click here to access the newsletter. Forward it to a friend. Interested in past newsletters? Click here for archives.

LEED for Healthcare Reference Guide Supplement is available to the Green Guide community at a 10% discount

This healthcare-specific supplement, to be used along with the LEED Reference Guide for Green Building Design and Construction, includes information on the process for achieving LEED for Healthcare certification, detailed credit and prerequisite information, resources, and standards for the LEED for Healthcare 2009: New Construction and Major Renovations Green Building Rating System. Click here with promo code GREENGUIDE

 

Food Services Workgroup offers tool for "Planning and Benchmarking Your Progress"

Looking for a framework to organize your Healthy Food in Health Care (HFHC) work? The GGHC Food Service Credits have been designed to help you plan and organize your work, track your progress implementing sustainable initiatives, and quantify your sustainable work (i.e., dollars spent on local products or pounds of sustainable beef purchased). Click here for portal.

 

 

Do you have your FREE e-copy of the v2.2 Green Guide?

- Click to download the Design & Construction Section

- Click to download the Operations Section

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