Infographic: The greening of healthcare

By adopting green building and sustainable practices, healthcare facilities can save $15 billion over 10 years. Skanska's infographic spells it all out.

May 06, 2016 |
Infographic: The greening of healthcare

Photo: M.O. Stevens/Wikimedia Commons

As a growing number of hospitals continue to look for ways to decrease operating costs and increase efficiencies, we’re helping them analyze and build upon their own sustainability programs.

Facility-wide enhancements—including insulating walls and roofs, reduce waste from operations, and using renewable power—can have immediate cost savings, with a return on investment in just a few years.

Some facilities are going a step further, leading the charge to “Net Zero,” an approach that includes whole life cycle cost analysis.

Our infographic below spells it all out (click to enlarge):

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