Saturday, April 25, 2009

New Article Published on Greening the Healthcare Environment

For Immediate Release (04/24/09)

Bernstein & Associates, Architects is pleased to announce the publication of a new article on greening the healthcare environment.

The article has been published in the May 2009 edition of Hospital Newspaper.

The article discusses opportunities to introduce green or sustainable design principles into a healthcare environment. The article references the LEED for Healthcare Green Building Rating System, as well as the Green Guide for Healthcare (GGHC). The principles discussed can be used to create sustainable healthcare design and/or sustainable hospital design. The article includes discussion of the following areas: Sustainable Sites for Healthcare, Water Efficiency for Healthcare, Energy & Atmosphere for healthcare, Materials & Resources for healthcare, Environmental Quality for healthcare, and Innovation & Design Process for healthcare.

The article was written by the firm’s principle, a well-known expert in green healthcare design, William N. Bernstein, LEED®AP, AIA.

About Bernstein & Associates, Architects: Founded in 1990, this company is an award-winning architectural firm specializing in sustainable healthcare design. The firm takes pride in providing the highest level of sustainable healthcare and hospital design work, with additional expertise, energy saving measures for hospitals, cost reduction strategies for hospitals, hospital safety and patient safety.

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For more information about green design for healthcare, please contact:

William N. Bernstein, LEED®AP, AIA
Principal - Bernstein & Associates, Architects - PLLC
59 West 19th Street - 6A New York, NY 10011
Office: 212.463.8200 - Fax: 212.463.9898

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Architect Selected to Provide Pharmacy Design Consulting on New Pharmacy in Santa Barbara

For Immediate Release (04/07/09)

Bernstein & Associates, Architects, is pleased that it has been selected to provide pharmacy design consulting for a new hospital in Santa Barbara, Caliofrnia. Services will include pharmacy programming, pharmacy adjacency diagrams, pharmacy flow diagrams, pharmacy equipment planning, and pharmacy design.

The pharmacy project is a complete new pharmacy. The project includes all new iso 7 anteroom, iso 7 hazardous compounding room, and iso 7 non-hazardous compounding room. The facility is a state-of-the-art pharmacy that includes the latest pharmacy automation equipment.

About Bernstein & Associates, Architects:

Bernstein & Associates, Architects has specialized in healthcare and lab design and construction since the firm's founding in 1990. This architecture firm is well-known for pharmacy planning, pharmacy design and pharmacy construction, including usp 797 compliant pharmacy design and construction. The firm's principal --- William N. Bernstein, AIA --- is a well known architect of pharmacies. He has written extensively on pharmacy design and construction including usp 797 compliant pharmacies. Mr. Bernstein's usp 797 articles can be found on the usp 797 website

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For more information about healthcare and hospital design and construction, including pharmacy design and construction, contact Bernstein & Associates, Architects at:

Bernstein & Associates, Architects - PLLC
New York:
59 West 19th Street - 6A, New York, NY 10011
T: 212.463.8200
F: 212.463.9898
100 Pearl St. - 14th Floor, Hartford, CT 06103
T: 860-616-2200
F: 860-616-0018