Materials in Health Care Facilities

Beyond IAQ

From JPCL, January 2017

By Robert J. Kobet, Leed Faculty (Retired), The Kobet Collaborative

Acoustics and daylighting not only contribute to patient wellness in health care facilities, but they are also a critical area where appropriate materials selection can help create nurturing, therapeutic spaces, especially when green building principles are followed....

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Tagged categories: BREEAM; Building materials; Caulking; Ceilings; Fenestration; Floors; Good Technical Practice; Green building; Green design; Green Globes; Green Guard; Health Care/Hospitals; Indoor air quality; Interior Wall Coatings; Lighting; Living Building Challenge; Reflectance; Reflective coatings; The Kobet Collaborative; United States Green Building Council (USGBC); Walls; Windows

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