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Three Ways Hospitals Can Save Energy

Posted by RDT on Feb 19, 2018 4:46:33 PM

 

Hospitals are one of the largest consumers of energy of any type of commercial building. When you consider this fact in conjunction with rising costs and shrinking reimbursements, the ability to reduce energy consumption is an important way for hospitals and healthcare facilities to realize financial savings.

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Topics: healthcare, energy efficiency, hospitals, Energy Study, HVAC, Lighting

What Is LEED Certification and Why Is It Beneficial?

Posted by RDT on Mar 14, 2017 11:00:00 AM

 

Just like there's a movement in food toward sustainably grown or raised ingredients, there's a movement in foodservice design and construction to achieve those goals, as well.

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Topics: refrigeration, healthcare, sustainability, USDA, LEED, USGBC

A Quick Look at the Trends in Healthcare Foodservice

Posted by RDT on Feb 1, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 

To say the state of healthcare is in flux is an understatement. With a changing political landscape, rising costs, new regulations, the emergence of new technologies and systems, and a host of other variables, what we see in hospitals today may be very different in 20 years. One thing that will remain a constant, though, is the need to feed patients, guests, and staff.

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Topics: healthcare, nutrition, sustainability, Foodservice Director, hospitals