CII (Western Region) Healthcare Committee conducted an exclusive survey on hospital energy efficiency. To discuss the survey and to share Green Building best practices, Deliberate on challenges and issues of the sector, Case studies on Green Buildings benefits an interactive session on Green Hospitals was conducted at the Hinduja hospital today, where the report on the Green Hospital was released.
On the release of CII report Dr Vivek Desai, Chairman, CII Western Region, Healthcare Sub-Committee said that "Time has come to turn our hospitals as green buildings as these are alternate energy guzzlers. One can reduce upto 30 to 40% cost on energy by such techniques which currently stands at Rs. 500 per bed per day. Use of efficient air condition system, LED / CFC lights, water harvesting building automation systems are some of the major initiatives that hospitals can think about to be more green / energy efficient,".