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Archived Webinars

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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.

  • December 14 2007 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    How can we communicate the value of environmental initiatives for the chief financial officer? This interesting study looks at the perceptions of the chief executive, environmental safety, and material management officers about the natural environment and the role of chief financial officer in evaluating, capturing, and evaluating environmental...
  • December 07 2007 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    A panel discussion of professionals who will recount how they achieved specific Environmental Quality strategies on a project, from schematic design through construction. Places of Respite: Design places of respite to accommodate reduced patient walking travel distances; Encourage patients to use places of respite as part of therapy by planning “...
  • November 16 2007 - 3:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Al Gore's 'An Inconvenient Truth' raised awareness of climate change to the mainstream audience. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been established by WMO (World Meteorological Organization) and UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) to assess scientific, technical and socio-economic information relevant for the...
  • November 02 2007 - 1:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    A guided tour of the multi-attribute green materials evaluation tool: Pharos. Gain an understanding of the framework of health, environmental and social impacts and ideal goals that define green building materials under the Pharos Project. Learn how the Pharos Project’s web-based, open source materials evaluation tool under development will help...
  • October 19 2007 - 2:30 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Do you know what is going out your facility or organization’s back door? H2E will walk you step-by-step through gathering data on waste volumes to create a baseline and track waste and toxicity reduction efforts. Coordinate vendors for hazardous materials, recycling and waste removal. Know what you have to improve on waste and recycling contract...
  • October 05 2007 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    An overview of the sustainable food movement in health care and its implications to facility design. Understand the health and economic impact of conventional institutional food services. Identify the key criteria associated with establishing a healthy food program in the healthcare setting. Learn about the steps taken by leading health systems to...
  • September 14 2007 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    The operating room is the largest “departmental” source of waste within a health care facility, so what a great area to focus for measurable waste reduction and cost savings efforts. Points To Include: Waste Prevention Opportunities, Recycling Implementation, Red Bag Reduction & Suction Canister evacuation, Reusable Linens, Reprocessing single...
  • September 07 2007 - 1:30 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    A panel discussion of professionals who will recount how they achieved specific Materials & Resources strategies on a project, from schematic design through construction. Construction: Recycling waste during construction and after occupancy requires significant planning of procedure and space. Rapidly renewable products are available for use...
  • August 10 2007 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Construction and Demolition debris is a major component of U.S. landfills. Hospitals across the country are recycling C&D waste, reducing waste volume and saving money. Learn from Institutional Recycling Network and HDR Architects as they present their C&D recycling success! Understand the value of construction and demolition recycling....
  • August 10 2007 - 2:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time
    Construction and Demolition debris is a major component of U.S. landfills. Hospitals across the country are recycling C&D waste, reducing waste volume and saving money. Learn from Institutional Recycling Network and HDR Architects as they present their C&D recycling success! Understand the value of construction and demolition recycling....

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