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Why Efficient Buildings Translate to Better Patient Care

Whether you work for a sprawling urban hospital or a small neighborhood clinic, you’re faced with the same buildings challenges: high maintenance costs, rising energy prices and aging infrastructure. This affects the bottom line, but it also affects the quality of patient care. Striking a balance between the two is particularly challenging in healthcare — it could literally be a matter of life and death. Read More Excerpt from Schneider Electric Blog, By Brad Tingwald

The Lowest Hanging Fruit: Saving Energy By Finding Easily Fixed Problems

Information is power. Information also enables more efficient use of power. Organizations interested in the financial and environmental benefits of energy efficiency go to great lengths to reduce consumption. Some approaches – such as LED retrofits – are relatively easy. Others, such as the deployment of the Internet of Things (IoT) — are more intensive and carry a steeper price tag. Read More Excerpt from Energy Manager Today, by Carl Weinschenk