Better Healthcare by Design: Geothermal Technology at Advocate Sherman Hospital (1.5 GBCI & AIA Hours)

  • Wednesday, September 25, 2013
  • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Sherman Hospital, 1425 N Randall Rd  Elgin, IL 60123, 4th Floor
  • 82


  • A savings of $10.00 with registration for the event.
  • A savings of $10.00 with event registration.
  • A savings of $10 with event registration.
  • A savings of $10.00 with event registration

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Please note that registration is non-refundable. If you experience any registration difficulties or have questions please contact our office at 312-245-8300.

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Join the U.S. Green Building Council - Illinois Chapter's North/Northwest Branch to learn about Advocate Sherman Hospital’s geothermal lake.
An innovative system that heats and cools the entire facility. This program provides a case study on the successful application of this geothermal system in a hospital setting. (This program has been approved for 1.5 GBCI and AIA hours.)

• Why Sherman chose this unique system to heat and cool the facility 
• The pros and cons of a geothermal system
• The amount of energy conversation the geothermal lake provides
• How patient comfort and infection control are achieved
• The value of the lake as an element of healing for patients
• The engineering requirements of a geothermal system for the best outcome

• Weigh the pros and cons of a geothermal system, specifically in a hospital setting
• The optimum conditions for its successful application, payback periods and alternatives
• Balance project architecture and the engineering requirements of a geothermal system for the most optimal outcome.
• Develop strategies that integrate the natural environment as an integral part of building systems and a valuable element of healing and healthcare.

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Registration and Networking with refreshments
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Presentation
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Geothermal Lake Tour


Kenneth R. Greve, Executive Vice President, The Boldt Company
Warren L. Lloyd, Vice President, KJWW Engineering Consultants

Thank you to our program Sponsor

For program sponsorship opportunities, please contact Pam Jackson at 312-245-8300 ext.204 or  Download the Chapter Partnership brochure here. 

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