Success Stories - Energy Treasure Hunt

Overview of Case Study

Searching for hidden treasure is fun, and you don’t need a shovel or metal detector to do it! In the past year, four hospitals have participated in ENERGY STAR Treasure Hunts, events that uncover energy-saving opportunities throughout a facility.

The most recent event was held at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center in Seattle in July. The hunt was part of an overall energy training session held after the ASHE Annual Meeting.

“ENERGY STAR Treasure Hunts are a great way for hospitals to uncover money-saving
opportunities,” according to Justin Carron, global segment director for Eaton, which
sponsored the Treasure Hunt training session. “And they help develop an overall culture of
energy conservation in the facility.”

Read More

Related Resources

Book
The Inspecting and Maintaining Swinging Doors Handbook translates the codes and requirements for door safety in today’s hospitals into layman’s terms…
Book
The ASHE Mechanical Systems Handbook for Health Care Facilities provides detailed information to support the design, operation, and maintenance of a…
Monograph
This document outlines a team approach, starting with the health care organization leadership setting the expectations and cyber-risk mitigation tone…
Book
This handbook lays out the processes and flow of a health care project, including planning, design and construction. It takes a sequential approach…
Monograph
This code overlay will assist health care systems with their decarbonization efforts
HFM Article
A brief overview of one of ASHRAE's newest water management standard, designed to reduce risk of water management systems