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Identifying LEED Prerequisites in Healthcare Facilities


By Cathryn Jakicic Health Care Facilities

To earn LEED certification, a healthcare project must fulfill all prerequisites and qualify for a minimum number of credits, according to an article on the Healthcare Construction + Operations website.

The interior components play a significant role in achieving LEED certification in a hospital setting.

Prerequisites to consider when attempting to achieve LEED for healthcare include choosing a sustainable site.

Water usage also is a key aspect in achieving LEED certification. For this reason, it is important to look at ways to reduce consumption or choose the correct products and materials that can help reach this goal.

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 This Quick Read was submitted by Cathryn Jakicic, Healthcare Industries Editor, Facilities.net

 

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