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Markedly more than 'a breath of fresh air'.
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PMID:  22536674     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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Opened to the public last September, the Houghton-le-Spring Primary Care Centre in Sunderland, designed by P+HS Architects in conjunction with NHS South of Tyne & Wear for use by the Sunderland Teaching Primary Care Trust, was the UK's first ever large healthcare building to achieve a BREEAM 'Outstanding' rating at the final stage--for best practice in sustainable design and environmental performance for buildings. One of the key elements that enabled the centre to reach this environmental milestone--it also achieved a BREEAM 'Outstanding' at the design stage--was a low carbon natural ventilation system designed by Cambridge University spin-off, Breathing Buildings. HEJ editor Jonathan Baillie reports.
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Jonathan Baillie
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Health estate     Volume:  66     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Health Estate     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
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Created Date:  2012-04-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  100888268     Medline TA:  Health Estate     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  54-8     Citation Subset:  H    
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