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Less water presentation

  • Water
  • Presentation
  • Toolkit
(Less water toolkit) The Health care water conservation and pollution prevention presentation and script was developed to help you educate your community. Download the presentation with notes to use as you see fit.  

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Webinar: Energy and water benchmarking for hospitals

  • Water
  • Webinar
  • Energy
  • Toolkit
(Less water toolkit) Energy benchmarking tools keep evolving, and water is an increasingly precious resource that also merits analysis. Checking your patterns of consumption and comparing them with those of your peers in the healthcare industry can provide invaluable insight, and spark ideas for money-saving improvements. Using information from Grumman/Butkus Associates' annual healthcare…

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Webinar: Ecological designer's perspective on climate, health and landscaping

  • Water
  • Webinar
  • Green Building
  • Buildings
This webinar provides a review of the potential for environmental and human healing with landscape management with a case study from various ecosystem-based projects. Jacob Blue reviews some of the most recent research regarding the role nature plays in human health as well as explore opportunities for improving the ecological health and function of landscapes. Following that, we hear a case…

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Webinar: Water conservation and pollution prevention best practices

  • Water
  • Webinar
  • Mayo Clinic
In this webinar featuring EPA expert and a Mayo Clinic representative, Practice Greenhealth offers useful information on water conservation and pollution prevention. A healthy water supply is essential for heating, cooling, and sanitation. Hospitals use a lot of water in these operations and therefore must be good stewards for their community, especially when there are external stressors to the…

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Sharing Call: Water, Health Care and the Drought of 2015

  • Water
  • Webinar
Webinar recording featuring hospital members sharing successes and challenges in water conservation

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Advantages in Grey Water Applications

  • Water
  • White Paper
As much as thirty percent of potential grey water is sent for treatment in urban settings; water which could otherwise be utilized in a variety of applications ranging from agriculture, heating and cooling systems, and toilet flushing. The percentage of unused grey water in normal households is even higher. Reuse leads to advantages that include significant reductions in sewage treatment and…

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St. Cloud, Va. water business case

  • Water
  • Exemplary Document
  • St. Cloud
  • Report
Open this resource to view a St. Cloud VA water savings report with existing use, proposed use, and potential savings.

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NorthShore University Health System: Education

  • Water
  • Less Water
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem
  • Exemplary Document
  • Report
  • Presentation
  • Education
Open this resource to see a report on water use and options for savings at NorthShore University Health Systems. Three options to reduce water use are presented along with their respective benefits, risks, and potential savings.

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Amery Hospital: Landscape design

  • Water
  • Amery Hospital
  • Exemplary Document
  • Green Building
  • Poster
  • Community Benefit
Amery Hospital and Clinic provides health care services that enhance the quality of life in the community and contribute to environmental health. Keeping the community and environment in mind with the design of its new facility and grounds, Amery has incorporated some elements to be enjoyed for leisure, reflection, contemplation, and health. These amenities include rain gardens, green roofs, a…

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Kaiser Permanente Irvine: Posters

  • Water
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kaiser Permanente Irvine
  • Exemplary Document
  • Poster
Concerned with growing water scarcity, water-quality risks, and increasing water costs, among other factors, Kaiser Permanente has stepped up its efforts to conserve water by lowering their water consumption  and reducing chemical waste and other hazards that pollute.

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