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    How to Manage Operating Room HVAC for Efficiency

    Hospitals demand high energy use from HVAC systems, operating rooms in particular. The ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE codes that govern...


    Tags: Healthcare, Energy Efficiency, HVAC/Mechanical

    Why Healthcare Energy Efficiency is (Still) Such a Big Deal

    US healthcare facilities consume, on average, 2.6 times the energy of their commercial counterparts. Lifesaving equipment,...


    Tags: Healthcare, Thought Leadership, Energy Efficiency

    Inside a Hospital Energy Audit

    Commercial/industrial facilities engage engineers to perform energy assessments to uncover potential efficiencies. These...


    Tags: Healthcare, LED Lighting, Energy Audit

    Hospital Energy Use: Taking Advantage of Energy Efficiency

    According to the U.S. Department of Energy, healthcare is one of the top five energy-consuming building categories and...


    Tags: Healthcare, Energy Efficiency

    Energy retrofit project brings cost savings without patient disruption

    How can a hospital retrofit its lighting system without affecting patients at all? The strategy that Edward-Elmhurst Health...


    Tags: Healthcare, LED Lighting

    3 Challenges of a Hospital Retrofit

    Hospital or healthcare facilities present many opportunities for improvement via a hospital retrofit project if efficiency...


    Tags: Healthcare, Energy Efficiency

    A Prescription for Energy Efficiency in Healthcare

    Hospitals are among the most energy intensive facilities in the United States. With the rising cost of energy, many healthcare...


    Tags: Healthcare, Energy Audit, Energy Efficiency