Deanna Martin, senior communications specialist for ASHE, writes about New Tools to Reach Sustainable Goals in Health Facilities Management:

Hospitals are striving for sustainability as they work to improve building performance and facility operations in ways that contribute to a healthier environment, bottom line and community. But finding practical ways to achieve these goals  often referred to as the “triple bottom line,” sometimes can be challenging because a one-size-fits-all approach does not work.

Some hospitals have followed sustainability prescriptions before, only to get frustrated when results don’t match up with those promised. The key is to focus on solutions that have proven results….

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