ASHE Recognizes 11 Hospitals for Cutting Energy Consumption

CHICAGO, Ill. — The American Society for Healthcare Engineering is recognizing 11 hospitals across the country for reducing energy consumption.

The hospitals are among the latest recognized by ASHE’s Energy to Care program, formerly called the Energy Efficiency Commitment program. The program encourages hospitals across the country to reduce energy consumption by 10 percent or more over their baseline energy consumption. Visit energytocare.com to learn more and to see previous winners.

The following are the fall 2014 winners:

Energy to Care Award winners and their percent of energy reduction

  • Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, Nashville, Tenn., 25 percent
  • Saint Thomas West Hospital, Nashville, Tenn., 20 percent
  • Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 20 percent
  • New York Presbyterian/Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, N.Y., 15 percent
  • Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Ill., 15 percent
  • New York Presbyterian/Westchester Division, White Plains, N.Y., 15 percent
  • Bon Secours St. Francis Downtown, Greenville, S.C., 10 percent
  • Advocate Good  Shepherd Hospital, Barrington, Ill., 10 percent
  • New York Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital, New York, N.Y., 10 percent
  • Shriners Hospital for Children-Chicago, Chicago, Ill., 10 percent
  • New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, N.Y., 10 percent

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Posted January 12, 2015

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