Energy economics in healthcare facilities
Thursday, June 27, 2013 · available on-demand
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According to Energy Star, every $1 a nonprofit hospital saves on energy is equivalent to $20 in new revenue.
Join us to better understand all of the reasons why energy management makes good business sense for healthcare facilities.
As a result of this training, you will be able to:
- Explain the energy use, utility costs and benchmarks for healthcare facilities.
- Identify targeted energy-savings opportunities within healthcare facilities.
- Calculate expected energy savings and implementation costs for projects.
- Outline what barriers need to be overcome to successfully implement an energy master plan.
- Describe the resources available through Focus on Energy, Wisconsin's energy efficiency program.
Who should watch?
Healthcare administrators and executives, facility managers, maintenance professionals, construction managers, building owners, contractors, energy program design and implementation professionals, commercial and industrial building energy advocates, architects, engineers, utility representatives and anyone interested in healthcare facilities.
Topics below are available as chapters within the webinar interface.
- Energy usage and benchmarking
- Energy conservation measures
- Heating and domestic water heating systems: energy savings
- Energy savings projects: staff engagement
- Energy savings calculations and ECM development
- Energy savings results
- Questions and answers
- Focus on Energy: Large energy users program
This webinar is free to view, $95 to take quiz for credit.
Bring your crew—gather as many people as you like in one office, conference room or auditorium. You must register in advance to view this webcast. Upon registering you will receive a confirmation email that will include a link to the presentation.
If you plan to view the webcast with others at a shared location, only one registration is needed. Separate registration is required for each individual requiring continuing education credit.
In order to receive credit for viewing this webcast, you'll need to pass a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be provided in your registration confirmation email.
In order to receive credit for viewing this on-demand webcast, you'll need to watch the entire presentation and pass a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be provided in your registration confirmation email.
All credits have different expiration dates, so it is to your advantage to take the quiz as soon as possible.
AFE This program supports a topic within the Body of Knowledge outlined by the Association for Facilities Engineering CPE/CPMM/CPS Certification Programs, and should count as 0.2 CEUs (2 hours) toward re-certification.
GBCI We are a provider of GBCI Approved Courses for Continuing Education. This is a GBCI Approved Course and offers 2 CE Hours.
WI DSPS Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services has approved this training for 2 CEU for the following credential: Commercial Building Inspector Certification. Note that you may not retake the same course for credit more than once during the 1-, 2- or 4-year term of your specific credential.
Robert L. Cox PE, CEM, CxA
Commissioning and Energy Director
Robert has extensive experience in detailed engineering design and management for projects in the healthcare, commercial, institutional and governmental sectors. These projects have included large tonnage chilled water systems, cooling towers and condenser water piping and pumping systems, high/low pressure steam and condensate systems, air handling and ventilation systems, energy management and building automation systems, and a variety of ductwork systems, including specialized systems for healthcare laboratories and science facilities. Robert has conducted tests on a variety of HVAC, electrical and building automation systems and has reviewed operations and maintenance documentation and trained operations and maintenance personnel. He is a long-time, active ASHRAE member.