American Hospital Association resources for members and the health care field.

Sustainability is not just about mitigating external environmental impact—it's about fully optimizing internal operations, minimizing inefficiencies, and enhancing overall performance.
Learn more about how to end the use of fossil fuels at your health care facility.
This category of emissions includes fossil fuel-powered equipment performed by health care organization staff.
Carbon emissions associated with energy use are often a mix of on-site usage and off-site emissions from regional utilities can be complicated to account for.
Embodied carbon consists of all the greenhouse gas emissions associated with building construction. Learn how to efficiently manage them.
Water usage in health care organizations is a less obvious source of carbon emissions. Learn more about its impact.
HVAC equipment using refrigerants can include packaged rooftop units, direct expansion split systems, chillers, variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems and several others. Different equipment systems can contain different refrigerant types with varying emissions potential.
Anesthetic gases have a high global warming potential (GWP), learn how to mitigate its impact.
Implementing a barrier management program provides your team with tools and standards specifically tailored to your organization.
Two essential resources for ASHE Chapter Leaders.