ENERGY // KeyBank’s white paper “Energy Efficiency: A Business Model for Health Care” explains how energy-efficiency and sustainability projects can improve the patient experience and reduce operating expenses. It details the top five investments to optimize building efficiency and five steps for building a business case for energy efficiency.

DESIGN // J+J Flooring Group’s Senior Living Design Trends magazine highlights the top four trends in senior living design: contemporary and transitional interiors, the effect of home design television shows on consumers, natural and neutral palettes, and aging in place. The magazine also touches on trends in flooring for senior living facilities.

LIGHTING // Graybar’s white paper “How Old Lighting Impacts Your Facility” focuses on how lighting influences the user experience and the bottom line. The paper explains why facility managers should consider their lighting investments when thinking about long-term business and energy-efficiency targets. It also touches on the benefits of switching to LED.