What's a healthy child without a healthy world to live in? Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas is proud to be the first hospital in the world to earn platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for outstanding Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). This designation means that we have exceeded environmental standards in five areas: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, selection of materials and resources, and indoor environmental quality.
To learn more about how a healthy building can promote the health of children, and, really, the whole world - look for all 21 signs located throughout our hospital.
Principal Green Roof Technology Components Source:
National Research Council for Research in Construction
We save 1.4 million gallons of water a year by using native landscaping instead of irrigated turf grass, and another 1.7 million gallons annually by utilizing low flow bathroom fixtures.