De la mà de Leitat, KWD es coloca com a millor tecnologia europea de reciclatge d'aigües, inclosa dins d'un projecte per la sostenibilitat dels hospitals.
The present document is part of the Bohealth project, whose overall goal is to reduce the environmental impact associated to the health sector. The results gathered under the preparatory action “A2 Review of Best Available Technologies and Best Practices” are included in this document.
The aim of this report is to encourage the implementation of Best Available Technologies (BAT) and best practices in healthcare facilities in order to reduce the environmental impact of their activities. The non-stop function of the hospitals (24 hours per day, 365 days per year) is an important factor why there is a significant environmental impact. The report presents a wide variety of environmental improvement measures that can be implemented in healthcare centres, including the area of application, a description of the measure, as well as environmental, economic and social benefits. In addition, the report presents real case studies for each one of the measures when possible. Case studies have been collected from existing guidelines, but also contacting directly with technology suppliers and healthcare centres. Therefore, this report provides the means to identify opportunities for optimizing healthcare activities while reducing environmental impacts and operating costs [...]