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Growing hospital energy costs can be managed

Low-hanging fruit includes turning off or reducing power to electronic equipment that is not being used

April 15, 2020

Hospital energy costs are growing, but can be managed, according to an article on the Energy Manager Today website.

Grumman/Butkus Associates recently released a study that found that the proportion of a hospital’s budget that is used to pay for energy is growing. The study offered suggestions on how to reduce energy needs.

Low-hanging fruit includes turning off or reducing power to electronic equipment that is not being used.

Other options include moving to LED lighting, installing sensors that turn lights off in unoccupied rooms and changing steam traps.

Read the article.




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