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So Far, Statewide Energy Efficiency Programs Are Working

In 2004, 26 states created programs to save energy by developing long-term energy efficiency resource standards (EERS).  These long-term targets demand reductions from power providers, encouraging them to help customers learn how to save energy.  The American Council for an … Continue reading

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Energy, Benchmarking and Sustainability

EES is working with several energy experts so that we may better serve our clients as they cope with rising energy costs. This post was written by David J. Smith of Princeton Energy Systems. David works with EES to provide … Continue reading

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Electric Utility Rate Cap Expiration & Procurement Strategies

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Electric Restructuring Could Affect Your Facility

I (and EES) recently joined The Pennsylvania Society for Health Facility Engineering and attended their Spring Conference on April 18, 2008. The conference focused on energy procurement and use in hospitals. There were presentations on: Energy Conservation Cogeneration Energy Commodity … Continue reading

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Does Your EOC Plan Have Room for Improvement?

This post regarding EES Healthy Environment topics is the third post in our series on the implementation, maintenance and continued improvement of the Joint Commission Environment of Care (EOC) standard. This series began in our August 2007 post that kicked … Continue reading

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Do You Have A Master Plan? Environment of Care Master Plan

Environment of Care Master Plan The Joint Commission (formerly JCAHO) requires that hospitals develop and implement a performance improvement framework for their environment of care function. This framework should include the management process and systems that affect the key Environment … Continue reading

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