Healthcare Goes Green
Healthcare facilities face daily challenges in promoting the well-being of their patients. These challenges are exacerbated by a difficult economic environment, the current questionable future of healthcare reform, and ongoing changes in the healthcare market. At the same time, the design and construction industry has experienced a flood of interest in sustainable design and development. The intersection of healthcare facilities and green building is fertile ground. The interplay between green buildings and their potential impacts on occupant health is vital, and new developments seem to appear daily.