hospital energy management Articles

  • ISA develops a complete solution for energy management in hospitals

    ISA has installed an energy management system in the University of Coimbra Hospital (HUC), which gives this health unit capacity to monitor and control its electricity consumption. With this system the hospital can access detailed information about the quality of the power supply which is a crucial aspect for technical management of any health unit of this size and characteristics. ISA- ...

  • Downshire hospital case study

    Key Facts Client: National Health Service (NHS) Boiler: Schmid 1.65MW wood pellet boiler Grate type: underfeed stoker boiler Ash removal: automatic undergrate ash removal and multicyclone Fuel: CEN/TS 14961 wood pellets Installer: Central Group Services Downshire Hospital , Leading the Public Sector in Carbon Reduction ...


    By Imperative Energy Ltd (IEL)

  • Hospital cooling tower application

    The Challenge: One of the largest teaching hospitals in Illinois wanted to improve safety and “green” operations in their cooling tower water treatment chemical regimen without sacrificing effectiveness. The Solution: Replacement of bulk bleach with on-site generated MIOX® mixed oxidant solution, Earthwise reduced the hospital's liability from ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • Hospital - Birmingham Heartlands - case study

    The combined heat and power (CHP) scheme delivered by ENER-G enables the hospital to generate its own electricity in a purpose designed Energy Centre, cutting emissions of CO2 by 5,600 tonnes per year – the equivalent of a forest of 560,000 trees – as well as reducing other harmful green house gases such as Sulphur Dioxide. Birmingham Heartlands is a major general hospital managed by ...


    By ENER-G

  • Carillion uses eSight to save energy at the great Western hospital, Swindon

    Carillion are a facilities management company, working primarily with PFI’s (Private Finance Initiatives) and Health Estates. They use eSight Energy’s energy suite, eSight, to manage energy across a large number of client estates including The Great Western Hospital at Swindon. The Great Western Hospital is a very modern district hospital providing emergency care, surgery, ...


    By eSight Energy

  • Rotunda Hospital -Making strides in energy management through ISO 50001 case study

    The Health Service Executive (HSE), one of the largest energy users in the country is engaged with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to develop an overall strategic plan for improved energy performance in all public healthcare facilities. As part of these activities the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin has been steadily ...


    By Enerit Ltd

  • Malvern Community Hospital, Worcestershire - case study

    ENER-G delivered a solution that combines two low carbon technologies – a ground source heat pump system and a combined heat and power (CHP) unit - as part of the eco-friendly design brief set by Interserve, which was contracted by Worcestershire Primary Care Trust to build the £17.7 million new hospital. The 24-bed hospital will utilise renewable geothermal energy for heating, ...


    By ENER-G

  • St. Richard’s Hospital laundry on course to save over £14,000 a year in energy costs following fitting of Gem steam traps

    St Richard’s Hospital, part of Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust, is making significant energy savings in its laundry department following the installation of Thermal Energy International’s GEM venturi orifice steam traps.  The GEM traps are expected to save the hospital over £14,000 per annum in energy savings alone, as well as additional reductions in replacement traps ...

  • Targeting 100! Envisioning the high performance hospital in six climate regions

    Cost control, maintaining quality healing and working environments, and more sustainable, energy efficient operations are important topics in healthcare today. This team has developed research directed at much higher performing hospitals - targeting both energy performance and interior environmental quality, for little capital investment in six of the most populous and diverse climate regions in ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Hospital laundry’s energy and water costs tumble and CO2 emissions fall after fitting GEM steam traps

    Dedicated to taking an active role in reducing its carbon emissions as well as saving costs, MTW Linen Services, a subsidiary of Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS, has reduced its CO2 emissions by 12.5% following the installation of Thermal Energy International’s GEM venturi orifice steam traps.  In addition, the laundry has reduced its energy consumption by 12% and its water usage ...

  • Introducing Jessica Black – Energy Management Specialist Advisor

    Jessica Black is Group Purchasing Manager for Firmdale’s Hotels and Drumbeat Energy Management’s Specialist Advisor to the hospitality Industry. Here, we have a chat with Jessica to discover just what it is that gives her the ‘edge’ when it comes to energy management. Over the past ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • Maxsys Fuel Systems Help Hospital Reduce Carbon Footprint with 5.1% Saving on Boiler Fuel Bill

    Fuel energy saving systems supplied and installed by Maxsys are providing improved efficiency to three steam-raising boilers at The Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend, a district general hospital within the Bro Morgannwg NHS Trust. The combined effect of the investment is a significant reduction in the organisation’s carbon footprint along with a 5.1% saving on the hospital’s ...


    By Maxsys Fuel Systems Ltd

  • Total Energy Management System: Ayers Rock Resort

    Ayers Rock Resort operates in the semi-arid conditions of the Central Australian desert. Since electricity is a major component of running costs, the Resort has installed a computer based preventative maintenance monitoring system, which links all facilities at the Resort and enables tracking of energy costs by process and item of equipment. A monthly energy audit process, together with the newly ...


  • AtSite, a sustainable buildings company, uses eSight to manage energy for clients

    AtSite, a Sustainable Buildings Company, delivers smart, cost-effective solutions to create better performing buildings and spaces with lower operating costs. Working with the best partners in the industry, AtSite specializes in managing the delivery of new buildings and interiors, guiding the modernization and retrofit of existing buildings, and providing ongoing performance management and ...


    By eSight Energy

  • Carillion plc chooses eSight for their client facing enterprise wide energy management solution

    Carillion Plc is one of today’s leading infrastructure, construction and business services companies with over 40,000 employees and a current 2006 order book worth over £9bn. Their projects span design, Construction, Facilities Management as well as maintenance for numerous private and public sector clients. These include the business, leisure health, education, commercial property, ...


    By eSight Energy

  • Energy, IAQ, and the Environment

    Rely on Dynamic Air Quality Solutions to help make your building energy efficient and environmentally responsible. Dynamic can help you reduce risk and make the most of your investment by creating and sustaining high performance buildings. Indoor Air Quality Temperature, humidity, cleanliness, odors and noise are all aspects of Indoor Air Quality that impact ...

  • Legionella, water treatment and energy saving

    We can help improve health and safety and increase energy reduction. At the moment you probably keep water temperatures above 60°C and you probably undertake regular chemical or thermal water system treatments and shower head treatments, all to prevent the growth of Legionella in your water system. There are several reasons to do this including legal, safety, ...


    By Aquadron

  • How to tap the energy savings in greywater

    Many operators of offices, hospitals, hotels, large condos, and other buildings are aware of the need to save money and reduce their environmental impact, through better water management. The result has been the growth of ways to reduce water consumption, ranging from low-flow show-crheads to landscaping that requires minimal watering. Building operators are also aware of a similar need to ...


    By DDI Heat Exchangers Inc.

  • Wasting energy through steam loss

    The European Union Directive on the Energy Performance of Buildings, which relates to all member nations of the European Union, are obliged to set limits on greenhouse gas emissions, particularly from buildings. Typically steam is used for a wide range of applications within larger establishments including, humidification, hot water, space heating and air heating.  Primary energy losses in ...

  • Durability, adaptability and energy conservation (DAEC) assessment tool

    This paper presents an evaluation tool for assessing the durability, adaptability and energy conservation of existing buildings and new building designs - the DAEC Tool. The tool is one of the outcomes of the research project, "Sustainability of Buildings Durability, Adaptability and Energy Conservation". The paper examines the issues which were the basis for developing the metrics, and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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