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by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jun 17, 2021
For the second year, healthy and efficient building operations was a popular topic during the Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit. Several sessions featured healthcare partners discussing their hands-on experience at the intersection of health and building operations. Commercial real estate (...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Sep 01, 2020
The current pandemic is challenging the US healthcare system in unprecedented ways. Facilities have been reimagined, renovated, strained, and underutilized simultaneously – ICUs and other critical care areas have seen an increase in occupancy while offices in medical office buildings sit empty....
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jul 26, 2019
On July 17 and 18, 2019, the American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE), a Better Buildings Alliance Affiliate, led an Energy Treasure Hunt with the help of DOE at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC). To help to share its energy-savings knowledge and experience with others,...