Energy and Power - November 2017

12 Florida nursing home patient deaths ruled homicides

Patients died from environmental heat exposure after Hurricane Irma knocked out the power to the central air conditioning

11/30/2017


Gundersen Health credits smaller price increase to energy independence

System's 1.8 percent hike lowest in 20 years

11/30/2017


Ontario healthcare facilities reducing carbon footprint

Province is investing in hospitals to improve energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gases and redirect savings into patient care

11/29/2017


Energy project creates savings for Oxford hospitals

The new engine, boilers and heat pipe link between two facilities has already saved the NHS trust £231,000 in its first month

11/20/2017


Environmental sustainability called vital to better health and lower health costs

Reducing the carbon footprint and taking a lead on environmental sustainability can lead to major cost savings

11/15/2017


Florida cities want assisted-living centers to have backup power during outages

Push comes after a nursing home in Hollywood overheated, leading to 14 deaths

11/1/2017


How healthcare facilities can adjust to NFPA 70E 2018 revisions

Electrical equipment supplying power to medical facilities carries dangerous threats that may lead to serious injury or death

11/1/2017


Virginia healthcare facility installing solar panels

Carilion's New River Valley Medical Center is getting around 4,000 solar panels

11/1/2017



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