Energy to Care Success Stories

Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center

Spark struck at ASHE meeting leads to the energy journey that reaps significant reward.

Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center
In this case study, you will discover:
  • The importance of aligning with organizational values and goals when considering energy saving projects
  • The impact of daily team huddles and taking time to explain the “why” when discussing projects
  • How ASHE and the Energy to Care program can provide tangible resources for energy reduction and cost saving efforts

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Indiana Regional Medical Center

IRMC systematically assesses and corrects inefficiencies, resulting in $225,000 in annual savings.

Indiana Regional Medical Center
In this case study, you will discover:
  • The importance of detecting and improving inefficiencies to reduce costs
  • Examples of practical improvements implemented to achieve better results
  • The importance of communicating with all staff to ensure buy-in

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UW Health American Family Children's Hospital
UW Health University Hospital

How UW Health has gone beyond audits and technology to engage key stakeholders and perpetuate sustainable behaviors

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In this case study, you will discover:
  • The importance of culture change in driving sustainability efforts
  • How engaging a much broader group of stakeholders can lead to better results
  • How celebration and recognition can sustain efforts and motivate those involved

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Midland Memorial Hospital

Accountability and education empower to save energy, celebrate successes, and win national recognition

Midland Memorial Hospital
In this case study, you will discover:
  • The importance of accountability in working toward performance improvement
  • Examples of projects that dramatically improved operation and efficiency
  • How education and raising awareness among all stakeholders can lead to greater success

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UF Health Shands Vista Rehab & UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital (South Tower)

UF Shands uses commissioning and automation to save more than $5 million in less than five years

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In this case study, you will discover:
  • How a building automation system can lead to performance improvement
  • How to work with humidity level challenges
  • The importance of benchmarking energy performance to reduce consumption

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Carolinas Healthcare System – Pineville 

Pineville cuts energy usage by 26 percent in 18 months, empowering the organization to use energy wisely

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In this case study, you will discover:
  • The role of enterprise-level energy goals
  • How to identify low-cost high return energy efficient improvements
  • How data-tracking can be used for both measurement and communication

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