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


  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. [...]