Green Build Series: The Financial Side of Hospital Energy Efficiency

Recorded On: 06/25/2015

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This session has been approved for 1.0 AIA credit

Session Description

Leverage your facility investments by developing a comprehensive energy management plan for your hospital or medical center. Reducing energy usage reduces a hospital's operational costs and carbon footprint. EPA research indicates that hospitals that implement energy conservation measures outperform competing hospitals by as much as 10% in net operating income. By adopting a comprehensive energy management plan, rather than a piecemeal approach, healthcare organizations can ensure that their investments in this area offer the best return on investment.

Learning Objectives

  • Review 13 steps of a comprehensive energy management plan for a healthcare facility.
  • Understand the high potential return on investment related to reducing healthcare facility energy costs.
  • Learn about benchmarking options and appropriate responses to findings, including retro-commissioning and retrofits.
  • Analyze financing options and local grant/rebate opportunities to pay for studies and upgrades.


Dan Doyle, Grumman/Butkus Associates, Chairman
Daniel L. Doyle, P.E., LEED AP O+M, held the position of President of Grumman/Butkus Associates, an energy efficiency consulting and sustainable design engineering firm, from 2000 until 2013. He is now Chairman of the firm, responsible for general management, marketing, and recruiting. He is also the principal-in-charge for numerous designs and studies. Dan's 30-year-plus career has focused on energy conservation and efficiency improvements in new and existing buildings, especially energy-intensive and mission critical facilities such as laboratories, hospitals, data centers, and specialized manufacturing facilities. Dan has received awards from organizations such as the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers and the U.S. Department of Energy for energy-conservation retrofits in existing buildings and for green building design. He is a board member of the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories.Dan holds a BSME from the University of Illinois.


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The Financial Side of Hospital Energy Efficiency
60-minute Presentation Live event: 06/25/2015 at 2:00 PM (EDT) You must register to access.