American Society for Health Care Engineering of the American Hospital Association

Chicago, Illinois


Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Efficiency Program Delivery

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The American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association is a society whose members design, build, and operate health care facilities. ASHE advanced strategic energy management in the healthcare sector by using ENERGY STAR tools and resources in its Energy to Care program. Key 2020 accomplishments include:

  • Recruiting 527 hospitals in its fourth annual competition to save energy, modeled after the EPA’s Battle of the Buildings Challenge, maintaining a 20 percent growth rate from 2019.
  • Benchmarking over 3,600 health care facilities in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager®, a growth of 8 percent from 2019.
  • Recognizing 69 hospitals for saving 10 percent or more energy, an increase of 73 percent from 2019.
  • Realizing energy savings of $537 million in member hospitals since 2010.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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