Managing energy doesn't have to drain resources

Barlow, Rick Dana
April 2012
Healthcare Purchasing News;Apr2012, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p46
Trade Publication
The article reports on the benefits that health care facilities can find from managing their energy consumption and discusses the financial aspects of energy consumption management. The views that several executives familiar with the health care industry, including Tim Davis of American Energy Assets, Al LoBiondo of Medesco LLC and Mike Reid of Amerinet Inc. have about energy management in health care facilities, are discussed.


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