New York-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) is the nation's largest nonprofit, non-sectarian hospital and encompasses 33 buildings and 8.6 million square feet, making it among the top 2 percent of energy users in the New York City metropolitan area. NYP is receiving ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence recognition for its ongoing excellence in energy management. Key accomplishments include:
· Reducing energy use by 5.6 percent in 2010, for a savings of over $7.7 million system-wide.
· Installing a cogeneration plant at Weill Cornell, contributing to an increase in the facility's ENERGY STAR score from 73 in 2009 to 99 in 2010.
· Reducing energy use by 18.2 percent across the entire NYP portfolio since 2002.
· Continuing its participation in the Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR campaign; NYP affiliates pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 3.9 million pounds, exceeding their goal by more than 125 percent.
· Purchasing 2,000 computers that have earned the ENERGY STAR and implementing a policy to encourage employees to turn off monitors when not in use.