Green Building: What it Means
The Ruth and Raymond Perelman Center
for Advanced Medicine represents
much more than a new building: It is a new idea.
It is the home to patient-centered
by the highest caliber of physicians and nurses
using the most advanced treatment options. In
addition, it is an environmentally conscientious
and healthy place to visit and work.
As one of
the largest academic medical centers in
the country, Penn is at the forefront of medicine.
Providing a healthy environment for its patients,
staff, visitors, and the surrounding community
a vital part of its mission.
The Perelman Center
for Advanced Medicine meets the highest performance
standards for health care excellence. It is one
the first health care facilities in the Philadelphia
region constructed using Leadership
in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) guidelines,
developed by the United States Green Building
For more information about how the Perelman
Center for Advanced Medicine is a Green Building,
read about the LEED
certification and features.