Navigation Links
OH2 Medical Spa Achieves the First U.S. LEED(R) Certification for a Medical Commercial Interior
Date:7/14/2009

ATLANTA, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Placing it in a category all its own, OH2 Vein Treatment and Medical Spa has earned the country's first LEED certification for a medical commercial interior of its kind, making it one of the nation's healthiest and most energy efficient medical spa and venous treatment facilities.

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the nation's leading evaluator of environmentally sustainable buildings, announced that OH2 Medical Spa achieved "LEED Certified" in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System.

"We are thrilled to have achieved certification with our first medical spa, and meet the very rigorous specifications of the USGBC's building and operational standards," says Dr. Randy Rudderman, co-founder of OH2. "Our commitment to the environment and the ultimate health of our patients remains our priority, as we believe eco-friendly buildings are essential environments for healing."

Materials used in the construction of OH2 Medical Spa, from lumber to paint to shelving, came from environmentally-friendly and renewable resources. Specific green features at OH2 include:

  • Uses low VOC paints and finishes for pure indoor air quality
  • All eligible appliances in the space, from computers to flatscreen televisions, carry the Energy Star label, meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the EPA and US Department of Energy
  • All water fixtures are low flow conservation models
  • All wood products are natural and produced without urea and formaldehyde components
  • All paints, sealers, adhesives and stains used are LEED-approved for minimal VOC components
  • All steel in wall structures use a minimum of 30% recycled material
  • During construction, 100% of all dry wall and steel debris was recycled to minimize landfill use
  • Wood structures, mill work and cabinetry are made of LEED-approved woods and particle board
  • Light sensors monitor natural light optimizing energy conservation by reducing use of electric lighting
  • All dry wall is made of 99% recycled material
  • All ceiling tiles are made of 80% recycled material
  • Air is filtered by superior Merv 13 air filters, matching cleanliness efficiency in many hospital operating rooms and industrial clean rooms
  • All patient rooms are insulated for sound and climate control with materials that are a minimum of 35% recycled materials
  • All exterior rooms are fitted with light sensors to allow for efficient energy use
  • Office layout maximizes use of natural light in 90% of patient areas
  • All patient areas have air quality control, including carbon dioxide monitoring
  • Daily electrical light use is 35% below industry standard
  • Office recycles all paper and plastic waste, glass, and aluminum
  • All patient rooms are constructed to eliminate air cross contamination
  • 50% of all energy usage is subsidized with wind and solar energy

OH2 was founded to treat skin, venous, and age-related problems and issues. For more information, go to www.oh2medicalspa.com, or call 678-367-0737.


'/>"/>
SOURCE OH2 Medical Spa
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Masimo Rad-87(R) Pulse CO-Oximeter(TM) Garners Silver 2009 Medical Design Excellence Award
2. Resurrection Medical Center Among Top 5% of Hospitals Nationwide for Womens Health
3. Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions Deploys Perceptrak(R) by Cernium
4. China Sky One Medical, Inc. Obtains Renewal of GMP Certificate
5. New Medical Imaging Organization Launched to Represent Industry Personnel and Diagnostic Clinics
6. Simulating medical situations helps students learn, retain basic science concepts
7. Nonin Medical Announces FDA Clearance for its Next-Generation Regional Oximetry System
8. Health Coalition Sends Legislative Proposals for Medical Liability Reform to Congress
9. Promising medical trainees receive funding to pursue research in hematology
10. Grant encourages protected research time for medical fellows
11. American Society of Hematology awards grants to encourage novel medical training programs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... 2017 , ... “Three Narrow Roads”: a vivid and provocative look into the ... Dr. Burnett King Sr., is currently the pastor-teacher-visionary at Simply the WORD Church, a ... Inc., a track-and-field program geared towards youth. , King shares, “When I take time ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... Rollon Skin Care ... skincare solutions, recently announced the launch of two new skincare products, Prache ... effective alternative to expensive plastic surgery or in-patient cosmetic dermatological procedures. , “We ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... ... the Snake”: an entertaining and moral-based short story about an unkind snake learning a ... Jr., a husband, father and grandfather who served as a U.S. Marine, U.S. Army ... for children and teens. My goal is to teach kids to use good judgement ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... Mass (PRWEB) , ... August 17, 2017 , ... ... use by health care organizations and considered extremely effective, very effective, or effective ... Physicians and Physician Leadership”. , NEJM Catalyst Insights Reports are based on surveys ...
(Date:8/17/2017)... ... August 17, 2017 , ... Industry CEOs, life ... for Anti-Infectives Rx. This off-the-record networking forum of the Boston Biotech Conference series ... School. , Industry leaders and decision makers will discuss issues facing the development ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/10/2017)... -- Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN), acquired the long-standing outpatient rehabilitation clinic, ... . The reputable clinic will continue to be co-owned and ... staff of four clinicians. Lipkin received his doctorate in physical ... years of experience with a strong background in manual therapy. ... 10th PRN clinic in and around the Denver ...
(Date:8/7/2017)... 7, 2017 Insightin Health, provider of ... and engagement, announced the selection of Michael ... Development, effective as of February 2017. In this role, ... strategy for our clients. Wood brings with him ... and business analytics within the healthcare industry. Wood ...
(Date:8/7/2017)... Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), the nation,s largest independent specialty pharmacy, ...  All comparisons, unless otherwise noted, are to the quarter ended ... Second Quarter 2017 Highlights include: Revenue ... 3.5% Total prescriptions dispensed of 220,000, compared ... 7.6% Gross profit per prescription dispensed ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: