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California hospital achieves LEED Platinum

The main building at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University in California has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification under the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), becoming one of the first new hospitals in the world to achieve this designation.

“Sustainability is a core theme for our new hospital and served as a guiding principle in the design and planning process,” … Continue reading California hospital achieves LEED Platinum

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Antimicrobial copper and healthcare projects

Even in the most proactive hospitals, actions such as opening doors, flushing toilets, and turning on faucets can expose patients, healthcare workers, and visitors to antibiotic-resistant superbugs including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis (VRE), which can survive on traditional surface materials like or even months.

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