10 Jun '14, 5am

Last chance to book for a behind the scenes tour of the Green Star-rated Inpatient Building at Lyell McEwin Hospital

Come behind the scenes of the Inpatient Building at Lyell McEwin Hospital – one of only three Green Star-rated healthcare facilities in the country. Awarded a 5 Star Green Star – Healthcare Design v1 rating, the new 96-bed inpatient building is designed to provide a welcoming and caring environment to advance the healing process. With a strong focus on indoor environment quality the building incorporates garden courtyards between all wings and lounges at ground level, to provide patients with access to natural light and views of nature. The design also features high levels of outside fresh air ventilation to promote good indoor air quality. Reduced energy has also been incorporated into the building’s design through high performance glazing, insulation and external solar shading and mechanical solutions, which together will reduce the building’s energy consumption and cut ...

Full article: http://www.gbca.org.au/events.asp?eventid=32777

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