Grant helped Alabama hospital realize five-figure annual energy savings

Providence Hospital reduced annual energy consumption by 15% with energy efficient LED fixtures

By Healthcare Facilities Today
August 21, 2013

A federal grant helped an Alabama hospital realize a five-figure annual energy savings. Providence Hospital in Mobile recently reduced its energy consumption by nearly 15 percent resulting in annual savings of more than $76,000, according to an article in AL.com.

Robert Thompson, plant services director at Providence, said the hospital replaced standard fluorescent lighting fixtures in its surgery department and elevator lobbies with energy-efficient LED fixtures.

"The grant funded 600 new LED light fixtures, and we have been so pleased with the results, we are installing them in other areas, including exterior lighting and parking lots," Thompson said.

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs provided the grant via funds received through the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Community Block Grant Program.

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