This Inside ASHE article announces the 2016 Energy to Care award winners.
This Inside ASHE article explains Energy to Care competitions and how they drive energy savings.
This Inside ASHE article shows how four hospitals reduced their energy consumption.
This Inside ASHE article explains how to get the most out of your hospital's electricity service and explains the basics of utility bills.
This Inside ASHE article explains how Memorial Hermann Southwest Heart and Vascular Hospital has cut energy costs.
This Inside ASHE article explains a new CDC-ASHE project aimed at reducing health care associated infections through better facility and design.
This Inside ASHE article shows how Children's Health in Dallas found ways to save on utility costs through supply side energy initiatives.
In 2015, ASHRAE published its long awaited Standard 188: Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems. This article explains ASHRAE 188 requirements for hospitals and health care facilities.
This webinar recording explains how a well-designed emergency power system can help health care facilities provide uninterrupted patient care and comfort during routine power outages—as well as during unplanned outages.
This Excel tool provides a checklist for environmental tours, including items related to fire safety, safety management, utilities, infection control, hazardous material, security, medical equipment, emergency management, and staff knowledge.
This image shows how air pressurization works, and describes positive and negative pressurization.
This excerpt from the Mechanical Systems Handbook for Health Care Facilities details factors contributing to microbial contamination in indoor environments. It also includes information on fungi and legionella.
This downloadable Word document is a sample policy for labeling electrical panels and utilities for shut downs.
This downloadable Word document is a policy on maintaining utility system drawings and documents to aid in the shutdown process during emergencies.
This downloadable inspection log can help your facility maintain battery powered lights for use in emergencies.
This Inside ASHE article discusses how smaller facilities, including clinics and satellite offices, can manage energy.
This Inside ASHE shows how a hospital worked to reduce energy consumption and reduce costs.
This article explains the process of witness testing for health care critical electrical equipment.
This Inside ASHE article explains how to develop data centers with energy efficiency in mind.
This article from Inside ASHE includes survey data from three surveys regarding essential electrical systems, including data from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Hospitals face new requirements and more challenges today than ever before. These challenges demand a holistic approach to EP system management—blending utility management... read more
The lack of empirical data on the nature of plug loads in the health care setting requires designers to estimate plug load based on simultaneous peak use of equipment.... read more
Electrical equipment requires regular repair and maintenance, yet this critical work is often deferred in hospitals because it is difficult to gain approval to turn off the... read more
This webpage contains a variety of conference recordings that ASHE members can access for free. These on-demand seminars allow members to learn about topics such as code compliance; facility... read more
This Inside ASHE article explains how ASHE members can take free online classes focused on sustainability and energy savings.
This Inside ASHE story explains how to use building management systems to become more efficient and produce cost savings.
This Inside ASHE article gives five steps to complying with electrical workplace safety regulations as well as seven additional industry best practices and insights.
This brief Inside ASHE article explains that ASHE members can take online classes to earn continuing education units through Energy University.
As health care facilities undergo remodeling projects, the belief--or hope--often exists that current facilities are capable of handling increased electrical loads. But a piecemeal... read more
This Inside ASHE article shows that even older health care facilities can find huge savings through energy efficiency.
This advisory explains an EPA proposal from 2014 that will affect certain hospitals with new or existing coal-, biomass-, and oil-fired boilers. Natural gas... read more