Energy and Power - April 2013
ASHE recognizes hospitals nationwide for cutting energy consumption
The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) is recognizing hospitals for their efforts to reduce energy consumption as part of ASHE's Energy Efficiency Commitment (E2C) program.
Medical center takes big energy efficiency step with lighting retrofit
When the Georgia Regents Medical Center in Augusta, Ga., began pursuing Energy Star certification in 2004, it became apparent that a lighting retrofit involving almost 12,000 lamps and ballasts on the 1.6-million-square-foot campus was a necessary step.
Hospitals could slash energy use through careful equipment purchasing
Advances in the energy efficiency of medical equipment can significantly cut plug loads in hospitals, and should be factored into purchasing decisions.