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New York-Presbyterian Hospital

New York, New York

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence

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.