Welcome to Green Guide for Health Care,™ the healthcare sector’s first quantifiable sustainable design toolkit integrating enhanced environmental and health principles and practices into the planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance of healthcare facilities.
Since its initial release in 2004, the Green Guide has fundamentally transformed healthcare facilities to align around 21st century realities of patient care and safety, environmental sustainability and public health. The Green Guide’s website offers a unique array of valuable resources:
The Green Guide has attracted 41,546 website registrants and supports 315 registered projects, with approximately 500 new registrants per month. The Green Guide’s international registrant pool has expanded to 113 countries; in North America, registrants are from every state and province.
Who we are and what we do
The Green Guide for Health Care, established in 2002, is a project of Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems and Health Care Without Harm. Through our volunteer committees, we develop and distribute healthcare specific and health focused tools, technical guidance and educational resources to support, reinforce and accelerate the creation, operation and maintenance of high performance healing environments..
Who are our registrants?
Registrants include healthcare executives, medical and design professionals, engineers, constructors, manufacturers, facility managers, government agency staff, academics and researchers, and service providers.