Queensland healthcare facility cuts costs via energy optimization

January 28, 2016

Robina Hospital in Queensland, Australia, significantly cut costs with an energy optimization system. according to an article on the Sourceable website.

The facility's energy consumption fell by 24 percent on average, enabling the hospital to save as much as 364,154 kilowatt hours in four months.

The energy optimization system is an intelligent infrastructure solution that is designed to reduce total plant energy consumption by anywhere between 20 and 50 percent. This reduction is achieved by means of variable pressure curve technology that can optimize the performance of chiller plant control systems.

Hospital officials said the system has had benefits aside from energy savings, enabling the facility to streamline its water infrastructure and associated maintenance requirements.

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