Energy and Power

St. Charles Health System Upgrades Electrical System with Minimal Disruptions

Planning was critical to ensure emergency care could be provided while power was switched to the new system.

4/6/2022


Advance in Thermal Energy Storage Shows Promise

Breakthrough could play major role in decarbonizing buildings

11/29/2021


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



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