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Squeeze more energy efficiency out of your buildings

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December 1, 2009

It can be difficult for facility managers to figure out just how effective their energy-reduction programs are by simply comparing month-to-month use of resources such as water and electricity.
That’s because setting realistic targets can be a challenge, and there's always the nagging question of how a hospital stacks up to others like it across the country.
But there’s assistance for you from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA Energy Star program's new Portfolio Manager benchmarking tools can help hospitals take the following actions:

It can be difficult for facility managers to figure out just how effective their energy-reduction programs are by simply comparing month-to-month use of resources such as water and electricity.



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