Energy Efficiency - April 2019

Emory University Hospital Tower awarded LEED Silver

The building meets standards for air quality, energy efficiency and for using locally sourced materials


Net-zero energy buildings no longer a radical concept

A wide range of building types and sizes can achieve net-zero status


How Gundersen Health System achieved energy independence

Director of engineering and operations used his process improvement expertise to save energy, deploy renewable energy projects and drive out waste


Solar power, other tech, can save hospitals money and energy

Technologies can help can cut costs and improve energy efficiency


Program helping hospitals cut energy use

Program run by New Jersey utility lets hospitals use interest-free, on-bill repayment to install energy-saving upgrades


How are transforming a healthcare facility and buying a car similar?

Focus on the outcome and the rest should follow


Healthy light: How to design tunable or dynamic lighting to benefit patients and staff

In medical facilities, balanced lighting choices can stimulate the circadian system while providing illumination for round-the-clock care


N.Y. hospital energy update could reduce annual costs by $220,000

The upgrade is expected to reduce the hospital's heating and air conditioning energy use by 50 percent



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