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{Past Event} - Green Guide for Health Care Series – Water Conservation Strategies

April 7, 2006 - 12:00 pm - April 7, 2006 - 12:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time


Water Conservation Strategies for Hospitals will offer an overview and case studies that illustrate how to minimize water use in hospitals without compromising facility operations.

Takehome Value

  • Identify the major areas in hospitals that can be targeted for water efficiency measures.
  • Strategize the water efficiency strategies that have the most effect for the least capital investment: reduce demand, maximize efficiency, control distribution, and ensure reliability.
  • Learn how to integrate an emergency water management plan with water conservation goals.
  • Understand the cost savings associated with water conservation, particularly with process water.
  • Learn how to identify the difference between greenwashing and true water conservation strategies.


Robert Loranger, Director of Facilities, New England Medical Center Hospitals
Robert Loranger, PE, is a 38 year experienced engineering manager with his initial eighteen years in the power plant design and construction industry and the most current twenty years in healthcare as the Director of Facilities for New England Medical Center Hospitals of Boston Massachusetts. In his current role he is responsible for all facilities operation, maintenance, construction, medical engineering, design and space planning. For four years Bob has served as the New England Representative on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) and served as the 1999 president. Bob was also the year 2000 New England Healthcare Engineers President. Bob is currently a Steering Committee member of the rewrite committee for the AIA Guidelines for Design and Construction of Healthcare Facilities, as well as a committee member for the Green Guide for Healthcare.

Webinar speakers have no financial or other interest in the sponsoring company and the sponsor has had no input into the content of the presentation.

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