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Preventive Maintenance — Out of Sight, NOT Out Of Mind

Preventive maintenance agreements (PMAs) are agreements between you and your quality contractor for scheduled inspections and maintenance of your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. PMAs are generally scheduled semi-annually to maintain peak efficiency, prevent utility overpayment, and avert system failures through predictive maintenance that can help extend the life of your HVAC system.…

Lessons Learned From The ASHRAE HQ Renovation

Check out this fascinating excerpt from an article published by ASHRAE regarding their recent headquarters renovation. George Washington once said, “We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.” Since it has been more than five years of occupancy…

Six Steps For Major Energy Savings: Pt. 2

Six Steps For Major Energy Savings: Pt. 2

Last week, we featured the first half of a series of steps your hospital can take to generate immediate and long-term energy cost savings. Click here to read the first three steps, or continue reading below for the final three recommendations for major energy savings. STEP FOUR: Present data as an action plan Sure, information…

Six Steps For Major Energy Savings: Pt. 1

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), healthcare organizations spend nearly $8.8 billion annually on energy to meet patient needs. In a typical hospital, the biggest consumer of electrical power is the HVAC system, accounting for as much as 42% of total usage. The HVAC system and chiller plant alone can push a hospital’s electric…