Focus: Energy Efficiency

Healthcare facilities energy efficiency challenge

December 8, 2017

Healthcare facilities must cope with the challenges of energy management in a mission-critical environment, according to an article on the Energy Manager Today website.

It is not an exaggeration to say that an energy manager is a key player on a patient’s healthcare team, the article said.

The first challenge is that they simply can’t go offline. The second element that puts pressure on healthcare facilities is that energy is used for more things than perhaps any other type of facility.

The final difference is that air quality is particularly important in healthcare settings. Filtering of impurities takes on added importance when a good portion of the people in the structure are quite ill, have communicable diseases, or both.

Read the article.

 

 

See the latest posts on our homepage


Share

Topic Area: Energy and Power


Recent Posts
Recent Posts
Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Ham radio operators train to help healthcare facilities, others in disasters


Operators take classes on operating in a hospital

1/16/2018

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Healthcare facilities weigh in on weather safety for employees


Some hospitals offer sleeping accommodations, food and other essential items.

1/16/2018

Noisy ORs can put patients at risk


Excessive noise can be distracting to healthcare providers

1/16/2018

Health system moves food service beyond tray line


Diet clerks virtually track nutritionals as the patients place their order, guiding them through their options

1/16/2018

Frost & Sullivan Unfolds the Future of the US Medical Imaging Industry


1/16/2018





Post Comment




FREE
NEWSLETTER

• News and Updates
• Webcast Alerts
• Building Technologies



All fields are required.