Healthcare Decarbonization Resource Hub

Healthcare Decarbonization Resource Hub

Decarbonization and sustainability. These are the two subjects on the minds of every healthcare facilities leader across North America. Collectively, the healthcare industry accounts for 8.5% of the United States’ carbon footprint, and with pressure to reduce this number coming from the highest levels of government and from internal environmental sustainability goals, questions abound about how to reduce emissions in hospitals and make care facilities greener places.

This collection of resources addresses questions around decarbonization and sustainability, provides answers and offers considerations industry leaders might not have thought of. Topics include:

  • What is decarbonization?
  • Decarbonization challenges for healthcare facilities
  • Tips for getting started with decarbonization
  • A beginner’s guide to LEED building design and construction
  • Info on green building techniques
  • Advice for measuring the impact of sustainability efforts