Connecting the dots between energy improvement and the reduction of pollutants is one way of managing energy use in a healthcare facility, according to an article on the Hospitals & Health Networks website.
As part of its efficiency improvement efforts, Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wis., conducted an energy audit of its medical center campus.
Cost-improvement opportunities were found when they connected the dots between energy improvement and the reduction of pollutants in the atmosphere and water.
By the end of the year, the senior leadership team and board had approved a six-year goal to reach energy independence by producing more clean energy than we consume from fossil fuel sources.
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