The Big Idea 2013

Aquaponics, trayless dining, closed-loop oil system and seven more big ideas.

Closed-loop Oil System
Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, Elmhurst, Ill.

We had an opportunity with building a new facility to explore some new options. We were brainstorming ideas and the closed oil system was one of the things Jim had mentioned. He had seen the system in operation in a casino he had been working in. I liked the idea because there would be virtually no cost involved because we could incorporate it into the design of the building.

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