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Practice Greenhealth hosts a set of webinar series designed to offer comprehensive and cutting edge case studies, tools and resources on different sustainability topics to the healthcare community. Topics range from basics such as recycling, green team development and building an integrated design team to intermediate topics such as the selection of green cleaning chemicals and energy modeling for new buildings to advanced topics like greenhouse gas management and displacement ventilation. Learn practical solutions from experts in the field without leaving your office! Pull together your committee or "green team" and join us.

  • March 20 2009 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    This talk will center on the need to develop and integrated approach for a management system that is aligned with the entire organization. Today’s Environmental Management System needs to reach beyond the regulatory arena and must be weaved into the fabric of the entire organization. Every EH&S program has elements of an EMS already imbedded...
  • March 13 2009 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Building commissioning offers a variety of benefits, including improved occupant productivity, energy cost savings, increased occupant and owner satisfaction, and enhanced environmental health conditions. This topic will be discussed along with the benefits of updating the operatons of older hospital buildings to achieve optimum performance and...
  • February 20 2009 - 1:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Facility managers can position energy as a controllable cost that, when well managed, can produce significant energy savings. In this presentation, you will hear from Skanda Skandaverl, Director of Facilities Management at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, who has effectively made the business case for energy performance investments by positioning...
  • February 13 2009 - 2:30 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Three hospital administrators who are undergoing LEED projects, and the executive director of a LEED-certified community health center will discuss trends, motivators, cost and benefits, challenges and lessons learned in pursuing LEED for healthcare projects. Each presenter will give a brief description of their building and process. Then the...
  • January 23 2009 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    The most significant revision to the Green Guide for Health Care Version 2.2 Operations section to date has been released, marking the completion of a rigorous development process including two public comment periods. The Green Guide for Health Care, a project of the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems and Health Care Without Harm, is...
  • January 16 2009 - 1:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Discuss strategies to minimize and reduce food waste, save money and run a greener foodservice operation. The session will address reduction, reuse, and recycling/composting alternatives for food waste in a healthcare foodservice setting. Participants will understand the connection between sustainability and waste management. Participants will...
  • January 09 2009 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    What is Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, and why is it playing such an important role in the planning of new building and renovation projects for hospitals today? Join two of the leaders in this field as they review the ‘state of the business’, describe the latest concepts, and provide you with the resources you’ll need to take the next steps...
  • December 19 2008 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    With the heavy metals, high use and short life of computers and related equipment, it’s ripe for focus on environmentally preferable purchasing strategies. Electronics are the fastest growing waste stream, ongoing technology advancements and new construction and renovation lead to a constantly changing program. What can be done to green the IT...
  • December 12 2008 - 1:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Studies have shown that building materials, particularly interior finishes and furnishings, can contribute to poor indoor environmental quality by emitting substances harmful to human health such as formaldehyde and phthalates. This webinar will review real-time monitoring data collected by the California Department of Public Health showing...
  • November 21 2008 - 3:30 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    A firm reporting structure and diverse green team (or alternative committee) are critical in continuous environmental quality improvement. Learn the who what where when why of effective team management for greening your organization.

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