Rethinking Buildings to Heal Patients: The Shift Toward Energy Efficiency in Hospital Facilities

2018-05-22T17:37:19+00:00

  Isabel Figueredo, Researcher | Analyst   How do we maintain satisfaction among a growing patient population while decreasing the immense amounts of energy consumption in hospital facilities? The answer is complicated. Energy consumption is one of the most prevalent problems facing U.S. healthcare delivery. U.S. healthcare facilities spend 8.8 billion dollars on energy annually. [...]

Rethinking Buildings to Heal Patients: The Shift Toward Energy Efficiency in Hospital Facilities2018-05-22T17:37:19+00:00

Drought Awareness: Data is Emerging, Design Should Follow

2017-10-29T13:45:29+00:00

by Christopher Damien It’s hardly news that California is in the throes of a serious drought. California’s final Department of Water Resources snow survey of 2014, published on May 1, reported that the statewide snowpack’s water content is at 18 percent of average for the date. Such arid circumstances were anticipated after an April 1 [...]

Drought Awareness: Data is Emerging, Design Should Follow2017-10-29T13:45:29+00:00