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Energy to Care's Sustainability Tips gather real world examples from health care industry professionals all over the country to help readers like you thrive in energy sustainability best practices.

Tip #29

Enhancing Healthcare Sustainability: The Vital Role of Energy Management Plans in Hospitals

Jeff Hogan, Vice President of Sustainability at Environ Energy

Tip #28

“Sustaining” Sustainability - Enabling Operational Excellence Through Strategic Asset Management

Mark Mochel, Strategic Account Executive at Brightly Software

Tip #27

Sustainable Processes for Barrier Management in Today’s Healthcare Environment

Kelly Mason, Director of Healthcare Partnerships, Specified Technologies Inc.

Tip #26

4 Ways Digitization Helps Health Care Facilities Become More Efficient

By Warren Rosebraugh, Solution Architects Director, Schneider Electric

Tip #25

The Best of Both Worlds: Optimizing Energy Spend While Reducing Infection Risk in Health Care Environments

By Robbie Davis, Senior Product Manager, Digital Solutions at Johnson Controls

Tip #24

The Sustainable Route: How Choosing Motorized over Solenoid Hardware Can ‘LEED’ to a More Sustainable Hospital

By Tim Weller, AHC/CDC, FDAI, Manager of Codes, Standards and Sustainability, Allegion

Tip #23

How to Overcome Barriers to Transformative Energy Management in Health Care

By Jennifer Black, Craig Walter and Ian Larson

Tip #22

Energy-As-A-Service Shifts Focus from Operations Back to Patients

By Rob Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Bernhard

Tip #21

In 2020 We Got Ready. Will We Stay Ready?

By Angie Stokes, Christy Festch and Jon Lehr

Tip #20

What is the ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE 189.3 Standard?

By Doug Fick, PE, PMP, LEED BD+C, CMTA

Tip #19

ASHE Proudly Announces the Release of its Revamped Energy to Care Dashboard
New features offer a clean, user-friendly interface for quick interpretation relevant to sophisticated and novice users alike

By Josh and Lindsey Brackett, Faculty for ASHE Energy to Care Educational Programs

Tip #18

Closing the Gap Between High Efficiency Design and High Efficiency Operations

By Ryan Allsop, Director, Energent Solutions

Tip #17

Developing a Green Team is Key to Your Energy to Care Success

By David Lockhart, CHFM, CEM, SASHE, Support Services Administrator, Roseville Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente

Tip #16

Reducing Operational Costs Through Energy Efficiency

By Kara Brooks, Sustainability Program Manager, ASHE

Tip #15

Sustainability Messaging to Motivate

By Shannon Bunsen, Sustainability Project Manager for Mazzetti+GBA

Tip #14

Energy to Care Award Myths Busted
Savings are easier, cheaper, and not where you're looking!

By Kevin Gombotz, PE, Vice President, Envinity, Inc.

Tip #13

Yes, Your ENERGY STAR® Score Probably Changed in August

By Clark Reed, National Program Manager, ENERGY STAR, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tip #12

Finding Energy Savings in Places You Didn’t Think to Look

By Justin Carron, Global Healthcare Segment Manager, Eaton

Tip #11

Maximizing Your Environment with Optimum Chiller Performance

By Fawn Staerkel, Director, Healthcare and Performance InfrastructureTM, Johnson Controls Building Solutions North America

Tip #10

The First Step in the “Long Push" – How to Get Started with a Self-Funded Energy Sustainability Program

By Lindsey Brackett, Health Care Facilities Operational Efficiency and Solutions Expert

Tip #9

Applying Advanced Analytics to Improve Health Care Facility Operations

By James Dice, PE, CEM, CMVP, Vice President of Strategic Solutions, Sitton Energy Solutions

Tip #8

You Win with People

By Marty Lanning, CMVP and LEED AP, Founder and CEO, Energent Solutions

Tip #7

Energy Procurement

By Ryan W. Ollie, CEM, CMVP, EIT, Manager of Energy Solutions, Facilities, Advocate Health Care

Tip #6

Energy Treasure Hunts

By Clark Reed, U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR®

Tip #5

Setting Priorities for Efficiency

By Kathleen Stanley, CEM, CLEAResult Consulting

Tip #4

Sustainability Engagement Benefits & Strategies

By Shannon Bunsen, Sustainability Project Manager for Mazzetti+GBA

Tip #3

Kitchen Ventilation

By Brent Morris, West Region Business Development Manager for Intelli-Hood at Melink Corporation

Tip #2

Translating the Cost of Energy Reduction

By Kara Brooks, LEED AP BD & C, ASHE Sustainability Program Manager

Tip #1

Energy Management? Where Do I Start?

By Kara Brooks, LEED AP BD & C, ASHE Sustainability Program Manager