White Paper - How Unreliable Power Affects the Business Value of a HospitalAn in-depth look at the causes and effects of power outages in hospitals across North America, and recommendations to ensure power reliability. Read more about - How Unreliable Power Affects the Business Value of a Hospital
White Paper - Leading Techniques for Energy Savings in Healthcare FacilitiesLearn how building automation products and services can reduce energy costs at healthcare facilities. This paper outlines proven techniques, effective in achieving energy conservation results with an attractive return on investment. Read more about - Leading Techniques for Energy Savings in Healthcare Facilities
White PaperHospitals must find a way to do more with less. Energy efficiency projects can unlock trapped capital that can improve a hospital’s profit margin or be used to fund technological advancements, purchase medical equipment, or improve the patient experience. Read more
How Energy Efficiency Ensures Financial Health for Hospitals
White PaperHealthcare lags behind other industries when it comes to the implementation of information technology. New advances in technology make it possible to integrate previously separate facility systems to form an “intelligent” hospital infrastructure. Read more
Effect of Intelligent Technology Infastructure on hospital operating costs and patient care
Inside ASHE ArticleBy harnessing building data, you can correct root cause energy efficiencies to drive operational value. This article demonstrates how leveraging BMS data through building data analytics software and combining it with expert engineering services creates actionable intelligence that can reduce energy costs by up to 30%. This article originally ran in Inside ASHE, copyright ASHE. Published here with permission. Read more
Leveraging Analytics to Drive Building Efficiency
Inside ASHE ArticleASHE members have taken thousands of free classes since this program was initiated. There are three learning paths designed and CEUs are offered by ASHE to their members. This article originally ran in Inside ASHE, copyright ASHE. Published here with permission. Read more about - Reduce Operational Costs by Educating Yourself and Your Staff at no Charge
Reduce Operational Costs by Educating Yourself and Your Staff at no Charge
Energy UniversityEfficient energy management can reduce operational costs and has a positive impact on the environment. However, to make smart choices about energy solutions for your business you need specialized knowledge. These on line classes can provide you the answers as well as the continuing education credits. Read more
How to get CEUs through ASHE online 24/7 at no charge
Project ProfileForward-thinking visionaries in northeastern Pennsylvania joined forces to build a new medical college, heading off a potential shortage of physicians in the future and assuring ongoing, quality healthcare for residents Read more
Commonwealth Medical College - Scranton, Pennsylvania
Case StudyJust what the doctor ordered: Schneider Electric building management and control system meets objectives for patient care, sustainability AND the bottom line. Read more
Order of Saint Francis (OSF) Center for Health – Rockford, Illinois
Odessa Memorial Healthcare CenterThis small, rural hospital discovered how to get an affordable energy efficiency makeover by teaming with Schneider Electric to execute a performance contract. Read more
Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center - Odessa, Washington
Sumner Regional Medical CenterSumner Regional Medical Center, a 65 bed hospital located in southern Kansas, faced growing concerns that their cooling tower would not make it through another summer. The tower was original to the facility built in the 1960’s and had long surpassed its useful life. Read more about - How Sumner Regional Medical Center used Performance Contracting Wellington, Kansas
How Sumner Regional Medical Center used Performance Contracting - Wellington, Kansas
Project ProfileEnergy inefficiency in a government facility wastes taxpayer dollars. So when the Army Medcom group signed a performance contract for five hospitals in the southeastern United States, it earmarked a substantial portion of the projected energy savings to renovate Martin Army Community Hospital’s building controls. Read more about - Martin Army Community Hospital uses Performance Contracting to upgrade the facility to be more energy efficient
Martin Army Community Hospital uses Performance Contracting to upgrade the facility to be more energy efficient.
What can healthcare learn about energy savings from industrial companies?
Healthcare systems are 15+ years behind their industrial and commercial counterparts in implementing energy efficiency initiatives. Learn more about - What can healthcare learn about energy savings from industrial companies?
Can Hospitals Ever be Fully Prepared for Massive Power Outages?
Damaging storms don’t discriminate. Even hospitals in the path of historic Hurricane Sandy across the eastern U.S. suffered widespread power loss. This unexpected occurrence highlights the importance of reliable power generation for hospitals. Learn more about - Can Hospitals Ever by Fully Prepared for Massive Power Outages?
8 ways hospitals can benefit from an “intelligent infrastructure”
Based on information communication technology, as well as wireless and mobile communication protocols, an intelligent healthcare infrastructure builds efficiency across an organisation. Learn more about - 8 ways hospitals can benefit from an “intelligent infrastructure”
Leading Your Hospital to Sustainability
ASHE offers sustainability tools and resources Learn more about - Leading Your Hospital to Sustainability
Driving Energy Efficiency and Sustainability through Data Analytics
Data analytics — the practice of collecting and analyzing data to extract insights — is one of the most effective tools that building managers in health care facilities can use to improve their facilities’ operation. Effective use of data analytics in healthcare facilities can reduce major equipment spending and increase energy savings by up to 30 percent. Learn more about - Driving Energy Efficiency and Sustainability through Data Analytics
Using Building Data Analytics to Impact the Bottom Line at Your Healthcare Facility
As an industry, healthcare decision-makers have lagged behind in implementing efficiency projects. Since energy is typically the fastest-growing and largest controllable operating expense in a building environment, it’s really a missed opportunity not to give consideration to these projects. Learn more about - Using Building Data Analytics to Impact the Bottom Line at Your Healthcare Facility
Navigant Research names the top Building Energy Management Providers
Assessment of Strategy and Execution for 14 Building Energy Management System Vendors Learn more about - Navigant Research names the top Building Energy Management Providers
ASHE members have taken advantage of free online classes on sustainability
Energy University offers a series of e-learning courses available to ASHE members at no cost. The courses are helping facility professionals learn new ways to create energy-efficient health care facilities, which is an especially important topic as hospitals search for ways to reduce operational costs. Learn more about - ASHE members have taken advantage of free online classes on sustainability
Article - Achieving environmental efficiency
Resources to help hospitals improve sustainable operations Learn more about - Article - Achieving environmental efficiency
How do hospital power outages increase financial exposure?
Even though there were 513 outages in the US between 2002 and 2008 (an average of six per month), today only 1 in 20 hospitals (in the U.S.) are prepared for power disruption Learn more about - How do hospital power outages increase financial exposure?