Domokur Architects Joins National Health Organization Supporting Environmental Practices
(Akron, Ohio) Domokur Architects is pleased to announce that it has made a significant commitment to environmental sustainability by joining Practice Greenhealth, a membership organization for institutions and businesses in the healthcare field who are engaged in reducing their environmental footprints.
Practice Greenhealth provides practical guidance, training, consultation and business solutions to help its members in their efforts to implement environmentally responsible practices. More than 1000 healthcare providers have joined Practice Greenhealth in the last year alone, indicating the growing commitment among the healthcare community to reduce its environmental impact.
“Sustainable Design has been a focus of the firm since 1980 when I designed and built a passive solar house,” says Michael Domokur, owner of Domokur Architects. “Today our environmental proficiency is obvious by the number of LEED AP’s on staff. We integrate this knowledge into every project, from planning, site and building design to operations. Our focus in healthcare is to enhance the quality of life for patients and healthcare professionals. This can best be accomplished through sustainable design.“
“We are very pleased to welcome Domokur Architects to the Practice Greenhealth member community,” stated Anna Gilmore Hall, executive director of Practice Greenhealth. “Their membership demonstrates a real commitment to improving the environmental impact on patients, staff and communities.”
Practice Greenhealth offers a variety of programs to its members, including the Healthcare Clean Energy Exchange, environmental purchasing, sustainable operations, continuing education, webinars, networking opportunities, communications and annual awards recognizing the achievements of member institutions.
The team of specialists at Domokur Architects incorporates planning and management concepts including Lean Design, evidence-based solutions and sustainability in the approach to each project. Our approach to sustainability analyzes systems and design strategies. We look beyond first costs and apply more comprehensive analysis than life cycle costs to get to something we call the Smart Cycle - where performance, cost management and sustainable goals intersect.
Domokur Architects is a professional consulting firm specializing in the planning and design of facilities for corporations, camps, healthcare providers, higher education and community service groups throughout the United States. The firm has two office locations in Northeast Ohio as well as a Chicago office.
Practice Greenhealth is the nation’s leading membership and networking organization for institutions in the healthcare community that have made a commitment to sustainable, eco-friendly practices. Members include hospitals, healthcare systems, businesses and other stakeholders engaged in the greening of healthcare to improve the health of patients, staff and the environment.