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Please join us in Chicago on May 18 for a conference on energy efficiency and renewable energy in healthcare.

This program is being co-sponsored by Premier and Practice Greenhealth and its Healthcare Clean Energy Exchange in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Health Care

Date: May 18

Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Chicago, IL

Conference Summary

  • Role of senior leadership in addressing energy challenges in hospitals

  • Best practices for successful system-wide energy management programs

  • Top ten specific technologies and “quick wins” in energy efficiency and ROI

  • Green-renewable energy markets: benefits, costs and methods for purchasing


  • Nick DeDominicis, Director, Practice Greenhealth Healthcare Clean Energy Exchange
  • Gina Pugliese, Vice President, Premier Safety Institute
  • Jeffrey Land, Vice President, Corporate Real Estate, Catholic Healthcare West
  • Blaine Collison, Director, U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership
  • Carl Teter, DOE Hospitals Initiative training program
  • Kellan Dickens, DOE Hospitals Initiative training program
  • Shanti Pless, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Future teleconferences – Save the date:

  • 6/3/09 (2-3 p.m. ET)
    The business case: a strategic energy
    management plan for health care
  • 7/1/09 (2-3 p.m. ET)
    Uncovering energy savings in building design and operations –
    Co-sponsored with American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)

  • 8/19/09 (2-3 p.m. ET)
    Leadership for social responsibility and
    energy conservation nets significant cost savings
  • 10/1/09 (2-3 p.m. ET)
    Achieve and benchmark success and measure
    public health impact

Details on all programs in the Energy Leadership Series.

Please forward this timely information to interested colleagues.

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