Affecting Sustainable Change - Why it's both difficult and well-worth pursuing
We often mistake system-problems for people-problems. We assume people are lazy or difficult, when they are exhausted or uninformed. Consider what information they need, what motivates them, and what in their environment is working for or against them.
Kaiser Permanente Richmond Medical Center MICROGRID
Kaiser Permanente (KP), the nation’s largest integrated healthcare system and first to achieve carbon neutrality (in 2020). Towards this, KP has been exploring the use of renewable microgrids, a groundbreaking step towards providing cleaner energy generation and reducing consumption
Pushing MEP Boundaries for New UCSF Parnassus Heights Hospital
University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has selected San Francisco-based, healthcare specialists Mazzetti and global consulting and engineering firm Arup as the lead MEP engineers of record for its new hospital, UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights (Parnassus Heights). Collaborating with architect partners HDR (Architect of Record) and Herzog & de Meuron (Lead Designer) to design the “hospital for the future”, Mazzetti and Arup will integrate forward-looking, innovative design, supporting UCSF’s commitment to world-renowned clinical research and training.