Energy and Power

LA County Addresses Aging Hospital Generators

Deployment of generator-monitoring technology provides real-time alerts to hospitals during power outages

11/3/2021


NEMA Offers Motors and Generators Standard for Free

Standard provides guidance for motor manufacturers, state and local codes, repair shops, contractors, facilities managers and original equipment manufacturers

9/23/2021


Long-Term Care Facility Reduces Carbon Footprint With No Upfront Costs

Case Study: Crown Point Health Suites upgraded lighting to LED fixtures and added HVAC sensors

9/10/2021


How Healthcare Systems Can Prepare for Storm Season

Peak tropical storm season is coming, which means potential downtimes for healthcare facilities

8/30/2021


Kaiser Invests in Microgrids To Improve Sustainability

Higher-acuity care and increased threats of outages are driving interest in microgrids

6/28/2021


D.C.’s Largest Solar Array Debuts

Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus located on former Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus

5/3/2021


Hospital Eyes Lighting Upgrades To Boost Energy Efficiency

System was spending $2 million annually on lighting for hospital, but also acute care facilities, clinics, medical office building and parking structure

4/16/2021


Look Out for These UPS Failures

When utility power fails in hospitals, FMs can’t afford for the uninterruptible power supply system to fail, too

4/1/2021


How to Avoid Generator Failure in Hospitals

Address these common generator problems to avoid power downtime

3/29/2021


Six Tips to Reduce Breaker Trips in Hospitals

FMs in healthcare facilities can’t afford power downtime. Here’s how to avoid problems

3/26/2021


Florida Healthcare System Buys into Solar

300-ton steel canopy will power 84 percent of executive office building

1/28/2021


Microgrid Projects Show Tech’s Potential for Healthcare

Projects will include how to incorporate renewable energy and move away from diesel generators

1/27/2021


Solar Array Covers 90 Percent Of Healthcare Facility’s Energy Needs

The installation will generate an estimated 541,645 kWh of clean energy annually

10/26/2020


Key Questions When Renting Generators

Create detailed specifications regarding requirements, usage and site conditions.

10/22/2020


Smart Lighting Design, Lighting Controls Can Optimize Daylighting

From window film to lighting controls, here are some strategies for overcoming daylighting challenges

10/21/2020


Energy Reviews Reveal Hidden Inefficiencies

University of Maryland Medical Center discovers ways to decrease energy use

10/14/2020


S.C.Hospital Using Software To Control Energy Use

Fault-detection diagnostic software can reduce waste

10/13/2020


Achieving Net-Zero Energy

Historically high energy users, hospitals do have a pathway to net-zero energy

10/2/2020


Kaiser Permanente First Healthcare System To Reach Carbon Neutrality

One hundred percent of energy the system uses is being either used in a green way or is offset

9/25/2020


Case Study: Urology Center in Little Rock

The project provided lighting for a range of medical and cleanroom applications

9/24/2020


How Hospitals Can Achieve Net-Zero Energy

Historically high energy users, hospitals do have a pathway to net-zero energy. These tips and real-world case studies illustrate how.

9/18/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Power Strips

Brad Keyes discusses regulations related to power strips

9/16/2020


Selecting the Right Steam Control Mechanism

Moving beyond ‘business as usual’ regulators and relief valves to explore different steam control options

8/28/2020


Solar-Powered Hospitals Saving Lives in Congo

The installation at a hospital consists of 100 solar panels and seven batteries capable of accumulating the necessary energy to run the facilities for two full days

8/26/2020


Clean Energy Microgrid Built For Covid-19 Hospital In Migrant Camp

Batteries combined with photovoltaics provide power for the pop-up clinic

8/24/2020


A Healthcare Facility Lighting Retrofit Checklist

How do you begin to coordinate and come up with funds to replace lighting systems across thousands of square feet?

8/24/2020


CHP Systems Offer Energy Efficiency At The Source

A loss of power can have devastating effects, particularly in hospitals and healthcare facilities that need reliable power to keep their patients alive and healthy

8/11/2020


The Importance Of Surge Protection In Healthcare Facilities

Ventilators and other monitors must have a constant stream of power to reduce risks to patients

8/5/2020


Microgrids in Hospitals Can Support Bolster Public Health

Hospitals need electricity for critical functions such as ventilators and dialysis machines

8/5/2020


COVID-19 increases use of microgrids in healthcare sector

There are still regulatory, awareness barriers to adopting systems

7/9/2020



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