The Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority (VHHSBA) will host an industry webinar about the revised guidelines for sustainability in capital works.
Hosted alongside the National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS), the webinar will address changes in passive design, climate change, solar installation, waste, indoor environment quality, and the use of NABERS for hospitals.
The VHHSBA’s revised guidelines provide advice and information on how to build sustainable and resilient buildings. They are relevant to stakeholders involved in the design, construction and refurbishment of healthcare facilities and are applicable to all healthcare capital works delivered by the VHHSBA.
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VHHSBA Executive General Manager, Asset Strategy, Deanne Leaver said the guidelines set the sustainability standards and expectations for all public healthcare capital works in Victoria providing the requirements and practical advice of how to build sustainable and resilient healthcare buildings.
“Sustainable and resilient healthcare buildings offer many benefits including lower environmental impacts, greater resilience, lower operating costs and healthier healing and working environments for patients, visitors and staff.”
Date: Wednesday 9 September 2020
Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm