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{Past Event} - Green Design & Construction Series: Case Studies in International Healthcare Greening Strategies

July 27, 2011 - 2:00 pm - July 27, 2011 - 3:30 pm -- Eastern Standard Time


Earn 1.5 CEUs from AIA - International Hospital Strategies will be highlighted in this webinar featuring an Australian success story. NDY was engaged as consulting engineers for Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulic, Fire Protection, Fire Engineering, ICT, ESD, Security, Specialist Lighting and Vertical Transportation Services. The new hospital is being delivered as a PPP under the State Government’s Partnerships Victoria model and is expected to cost around $850 million. It is due to open in 2011. It is one of the largest hospital projects undertaken in Australia. Some of the features include: It aims to be Australia’s first 5 star Green Star hospital. Design features include: A 45% reduction in greenhouse gas through the use of energy efficient lighting, cooling and heating; the inclusion of a 2.8MW gas fired tri-generation plant; chilled beams in the majority of non-patient areas; low or non volatile compounds in carpets, vinyls and paints; rainwater collection from 75% of new roof areas with storage tanks to collect 85% of runoff; blackwater treatment plant for reuse of wastewater; zero net loss of parkland with the removal of the existing hospital.

Construction SpecialtiesSponsor

Creating products that make buildings better.

Sponsors and co-sponsors do not participate in planning, developing and implementing the educational activity.

Green Guide for Health CareObjectives

  • The positive impact of PPP project procurement underpinning meaningful sustainability initiatives
  • Challenges associated with building a world class “green” hospital in parkland
  • Overview and benefits of including Trigeneration plant
  • The challenges associated with the inclusion of a Blackwater Treatment plant in a major hospital


  • Earn 1.5 CEUs from AIA!


Keith Davis, Norman, Disney and Young (NDY)

Based in Melbourne, Keith Davis is Director of Health Services at Norman Disney & Young (   

NDY is a leading firm of consulting engineers with a global presence in Australia, New Zealand, UK and UAE. Established in 1959, NDY has a long history of engineering excellence with expertise extending to a range of unique specialties including Health.

As a qualified Electrical Engineer, Keith has 30+ years in Consulting, largely in Health projects, working in Johannesburg, London, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.

Over the past 6 years he has led the rapid growth of NDY’s health capability on a range of major projects. Most recently, these include the $1bn Melbourne Royal Children’s Hospital, the $200m South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute, and the $400m Mackay Hospital.

As project director he led the NDY health team on a number of large health bids which include: $1bn Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (PPP) in Melbourne, New ($1bn) Children’s Hospital in Perth, and ($2bn) Sunshine Coast University Hospital Queensland (PPP).


Mark Lutz, Perkins + Will, Miami office

Mark lutz  is a principal with Perkins+Will who has over twenty years of  healthcare architectural experience dealing with master planning, programming and facility design.  He is responsible for projects located through-out the  United States and South America.   


This webinar is co-hosted by the Green Guide for Health Care.

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