With focused efforts and intentional changes, even independent rural critical access hospitals can achieve ENERGY STAR® certification. Despite a small budget and small staff, one such hospital overcame these challenges to be in the top 10 percent of energy efficient hospitals in the country, even with the addition of an emergency room in the process. Hear the story and how to implement the same strategies in your facility.
Assess creative ways to implement energy efficiency measures
Identify opportunities to piggyback on construction projects to install energy efficiency measures
Communicate effectively with the C-suite to get buy-in
Create systems and processes to foster a culture of accountability