Distinctions & Awards

CHI St. Luke's Health–Springwoods Village Hospital has accomplished numerous achievements and recognitions for providing compassionate, quality care. These milestones are a testament to the dedication and commitment put forth every day by our employees.

CHI St. Luke’s Health–Springwoods Village Hospital is a LEED Certified green facility. We achieved this environmental milestone by prioritizing the following optimizations:

  • Sustainable site
    • Site was enhanced and preserved to optimize stormwater management, reduce light pollution, and preserve existing landscape and habitat.
  • Water efficiency
    • Our facility uses water efficient plumbing fixtures to provide 450,000 gallons/year in water savings.
    • The landscaping uses drought-tolerant, low-maintenance trees, shrubs, and climate-appropriate grasses.
    • Our efficient Air Cooled chiller reduces potable water use by 1,000,000 gallons/year compared to a standard water cooled chiller.
    • Eliminated irrigation water use by utilizing rainwater stored in nearby ponds
  • Energy & atmosphere
    • We optimized energy efficiency with improved  roof thermal performance and improved fenestration thermal and solar heat gain performance.
    • We installed lighting and fans that uses less power.
    • Our predicted annual greenhouse gas reductions are 30 percent lower than traditional code-compliant designs.
  • Materials & resources
    • Twenty percent of our building materials were sourced from within five hundred miles of our facility, and 20 percent of our building materials (by cost) were recycled materials.
    • In our build, over 1,000 tons of construction waste was diverted from local landfills.
    • Eighty-seven percent of all our construction waste was recycled.
  • Indoor environment quality
    • Our build used construction practices that ensured high-quality air during construction.
    • We performed a building flush-out after construction to eliminate airborne contaminants.
    • Our facility uses a comprehensive green housekeeping program to ensure continued high-quality air quality.