My Sustainable Canada and the Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care have launched a new energy efficiency initiative to help Canada's health services sector realize energy savings and reduction opportunities. The ENERGY STAR Health Care Energy Leadership Program, or HELP, was developed with the support of Natural Resources Canada's Office of Energy Efficiency.
Read the full press release here, and browse the site to find all the latest news, updates, and resources related to ENERGY STAR, HELP and energy efficiency in health care.
Recordings of the four ENERGY STAR HELP webinars are now available on YouTube:
Webinar #1: Introduction to ENERGY STAR HELP
Oct. 14, 2012
Webinar #2: Going Green in the Kitchen with ENERGY STAR
Dec. 5, 2012
Webinar #3: Engaging Employees with Sustainability Initiatives
Jan. 31, 2013
Webinar #4: Introducing ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager for Canada
April 11, 2013
All webinars are presented by Nicholas Cloet from My Sustainable Canada.
Read about ENERGY STAR, HELP, and energy in Canadian health care in this October 11 column from Hospital News, written by Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care Communications Director Kent Waddington:
"Rising utility costs are once again prompting a growing number of Canada's over 3,500 health care facilities and their facility managers to turn their attention to ways in which they can reduce their reliance upon fossil fuels. Many are turning to ENERGY STAR for assistance."