Ontario is investing in healthcare facility energy efficiency initiatives and plans to reinvest the savings into patient care, according to an article on the Canadian Facility Management & Design website.
The province is investing $64 million this year in the Hospital Energy Efficiency Program.
Ontario is funding 180 projects at 98 hospitals around the province, including the Hospital for Sick Children, which is receiving $1.5 million for 10 energy-efficiency projects.
The projects include 117 heating, ventilation and air conditioning projects, 35 lighting projects and 28 projects that address other energy efficiency needs.
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