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    Green certification

    Energy regulations are always evolving. Many local authorities now set mandatory targets for energy use and carbon footprint size. But achieving green certification can also boost your brand profile, earn the respect of the public, and set an example for other health organizations.

     

    We are here to help you meet - and exceed – your energy goals, with cutting-edge lighting technology

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    Did you know?

    2018 is UK’s deadline that will make most energy inefficient buildings unable to be leased by under The Energy Act 2011
    UK deadline that will make most energy inefficient buildings unable to be leased by, under The Energy Act 2011
    612m dollars estimated energy savings made by existing buildings in the first 10 years of San Francisco’s green buildings programme
    Estimated energy savings made by existing buildings in the first 10 years of San Fransico's green buildings programme
    1.44 m tons of carbon saved – Tokyo’s mandatory emission reductions programme first year result
    Tons of carbon saved - Tokyo's mandatory emission reductions programme first year results

    Future-proof 
    solutions

     

    A simple switch to green hospital lighting could help you comply with current legislation. And with our ground-breaking systems, you can adopt a sustainability solution that lasts, exceeding energy targets both now and in the future.

     

    Philips can further support the green procurement of medical equipment too, as we can disclose environmental product characteristics in high detail.

    Green programs
    around the globe

    Setting energy goals doesn’t have to be difficult. There are programs all around the world designed to help owners meet mandatory targets or achieve voluntary certification.

     

    Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) ratings originated in the US as a voluntary certification and are now used in more than 50 countries, with some countries creating their own variants.

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    Examples of voluntary certifications and sustainability ratings for buildings include:
     
    • BREEAM Outstanding Offices UK
    • LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)
    • HQE (Haute Qualité Environnementale), France
    • DGNB (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nachhaltiges Bauen e.V.), Germany
    • VERDE (US)
    • Energy Star (US)
    • Green Mark (Singapore)
    • Green Star (Australia)
    • Standard 5281 (Israel). This unique voluntary certification encourages passive and low energy architecture.
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