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