Health care facilities have high energy intensities: they typically provide services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and use energy-intensive equipment. ENERGY STAR® products are available in many consumer and business categories to help purchasers select the most energy efficiency products in a specific category. Currently, there is no ENERGY […]

Medical Imaging Equipment Energy Use Study

NEW: 2017 Mentoring Cohort Announced! Meet the ten Climate Change Champions that will be working to bring climate change resiliency to their facilities      "The evidence is overwhelming: climate change endangers human health." Dr. Margaret Chan, Director General, World Health Organization Climate Change Impacts are Here Now! 2016 shattered […]

Climate Change Resiliency Mentoring

NEW: GHS Webinars The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care is hosting a series of FREE webinars from April 20th – April 27th, 2017, to conclude the 2016 Green Hospital Scorecard Program. Webinar 1: Low-Carbon Resilient Power for Hospitals in the Near Future April 20th, 2017 11 AM – 12 PM […]

Green Hospital Scorecard

Objectives Funded by Environment and Climate Change Canada - EcoAction Community Funding Program, this two-year clean water initiative will reduce toxic and hazardous waste generated by health care facility operations through the identification, implementation, and evaluation of innovative, toxics-free technologies and chemical use strategies. Working collaboratively with BC Lower Mainland GreenCare, […]

Reducing Toxic and Hazardous Waste in the Health Care Community

The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care is leading an energy project to assist health care facilities in Ontario’s remote First Nation’s communities on the western coast of James Bay with energy efficiency, conservation, education, and training. Work will be undertaken through a community partnership with the Fort Albany Power […]

WAHA First Nation’s Energy Project

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Once you have made your commitment to supporting sustainable health care in your organisation, it is time to let vendors know they must match their product offerings with your expectations and desire to source environmentally-friendly (green) products and services. What you buy and how you buy it […]

Green Hospital Procurement Guide