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Department of Veterans Affairs - Portland VA Medical Center

The Portland VAMC consists of two campuses located in Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington. Known as a teaching hospital, the Portland VA Medical Center provides a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, education, and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care. In addition to the primary mission to honor America's veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being, PVAMC has also committed to being a leader in environmental performance. Through the establishment and implementation of a Green Environmental Management System (GEMS), the medical center has begun to integrate environmental practices into the overall management of the organization.

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Every year, we ask partners to renew their commitment: Join the 2014–2015 Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR Campaign now!

Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR:

2008-2009 Goal: 519,800 lbs.
Current Total: 256,156 lbs.
% to Goal: 49%

Questions about your Goal?

If you have questions about setting or changing your goal, please email changetheworld@energystar.gov.

Cumulative Savings

Greenhouse Gas Emissions (lbs.) 256,156
Dollars $20,864
kWh 144,381
BTUs 292,830,886

This organization is a member of US Dept of Veterans Affairs that is also participating in the pledge. See US Dept of Veterans Affairs' progress too!

Past Success:

The Change a Light Campaign

Cumulative Total Pledge [2007 – 2008]
# of Pledges 107
# of Bulbs 999
Energy Savings 281,718 kWh
Cost Savings $26,200
*Greenhouse Gas 408,591 lbs.

* pounds of emissions prevented