Focus: HVAC

Healthcare facilities' energy efficiency improves air quality

January 29, 2019

Intermountain Healthcare appreciates the impact that the operation of its facilities has on the local environment and air quality, according to an article on the Salt Lake City Tribune website.

The system's initiatives to reduce its footprint include promoting and participating in the Clean Air Challenge and the Salt Lake City Mayor's Skyline Challenge, installing solar at its supply chain center and the Intermountain Park City Hospital.

Intermountain is also expanding recycling efforts, promoting public transit to its employees, making changes to its automotive fleet and implementing energy efficiency upgrades such as LED lighting and boiler/chiller upgrades.

The system started with benchmarking its energy consumption. All of its hospitals and most of its clinics are now actively working toward Energy Star Certifications.

Read the article.

 

See the latest posts on our homepage


Share

Topic Area: HVAC


Recent Posts
Recent Posts

Hospitals use online matchmakers to exchange supplies


Online platforms have emerged to match hospitals that need masks, gowns and ventilators with those that have extras

5/22/2020

US says it won’t use Russian ventilators after deadly hospital fire


Russia stopped using them following a fire in a St. Petersburg hospital that killed five patients with Covid-19

5/22/2020

Nursing home won't allow granny cam in resident's room


Family asking for camera during Covid lockdown

5/22/2020

Focus: Infection Control

Hospital procedural change blamed for 6 nurses testing positive


Syracuse hospital told nurses it was no longer necessary to wear N95 masks and that surgical masks are enough

5/22/2020

Blog

Mastering the master planning process


Evolving market requires new master planning approaches

5/22/2020





Post Comment




FREE
NEWSLETTER

News & Updates • Webcast Alerts • Building Technologies

All fields are required.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.