While awareness of various energy-saving options is up, the 2011 Hospital Energy Management Survey conducted by H&HN's sister publication, Health Facilities Management, and ASHE, showed that a majority of organizations still are not taking such basic recommended steps as performing regular energy audits, creating a strategic master energy plan, using commissioning of existing buildings or following the Green Guide for Health Care to monitor baseline energy performance.
What does GGHC stand for?
GGHC stands for Green Guide for Health Care (green construction best practices)
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- Glory Glory Halleluia
- Golden Gates Housing (UK)
- Good Going, Hun
- Greater Golden Horseshoe (Canada)
- Guelph General Hospital
- Guelph Girls Hockey Association (Canada)
- Greater Glasgow Health Board (UK)
- George Gustav Heye Center (New York)
- Global Green Hospitality Consortium (Global Green Energy Consortium; Naples, FL)
- Greenspan Good Health Center (Oregon)
- Greater Germantown Housing Development Corporation (Philadelphia, PA)
- Georgia Golf Hall of Fame
- Glycylglycyl-L-Histidyl-Glycine (biochemistry)
- Governor Generals Horse Guards
- Golden Gate Heights Neighborhood Association (San Francisco, CA)
- Golden Gate Highlands National Park (South Africa)
- Greater Golden Hill Planning Committee (San Diego, CA)
- Golden Gate Home Repair, Inc. (California)
- Garden Grove High School (California)
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The Company provides product emissions testing for the GREENGUARD Certification programs, German Blue Angel Eco-label, Green Guide for Health Care, LEED EQ credits, and other prominent IAQ and green product criteria requiring third-party verification.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has issued new guidelines requiring health-related institutions to use the Green Guide for Health Care or its equivalent in the construction of new facilities.
Gallagher-Rogers says the Green Guide for Health Care, which was designed by the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems and Health Care Without Harm, served a critical role in the development of the new certification.
org) and co-coordinator of the Green Guide for Health Care (www.
The first helps hospitals go green by using alternatives to chemical products and reducing the volume and toxicity of medical waste, while the second promotes the Green Guide for Health Care, a tool for designing green hospital facilities that will soon be used by the U.
Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards as set for in the Green Guide for Health Care.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] "We still hear anecdotal conversation at conferences that it costs 25 to 30 percent more to do a green hospital," says Gail Vittori, co-coordinator of Green Guide for Health Care and founding chair of the LEED for Health Care Core Committee.